Thursday, June 04, 2020


South of Cedar Runs for Sharsheret - May 11

The South of Cedar Lane Teaneck Community is organizing a team to run for Sharsheret at the Rubin Run (a run to support the JCC on the Palisades) on May 11, 2014. We have already begun to train for the race and are inspired to undertake this rigorous challenge in support of an amazing organization—Sharsheret, a national not-for-profit organization supporting Jewish


Lady Macs Make It to the Championship Game in Their Inaugural Season

In its first year as a varsity sport the Yeshiva softball program advanced into the championship round of the 2014 Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) postseason tournament. The Maccabees beat Sarah Lawrence College 17-16 in the semifinal round before losing to St. Joseph’s-Brooklyn, 14-1, in the championship game to end their inaugural




Team Confie Seguros Wins 7/8 MGBL Championship

Motzei Shabbos April 26th marked the end of a long journey for the boys of the 7th and 8th grade MGBL. After many hours of practices and games, the packed gym at Ben Porat Yosef was treated to a game worthy of all the buildup.

Team Confie Seguros, led by Eitans, Warburg, and Pfeifer were lethal in the open court from


Citibank Tops Meridian Capital to Win MGBL 2b Championship

Sunday, April 27th, was a busy and exciting day for the second grade boys of MGBL. The day started at 9 a.m. with four teams playing for the title of league champs.

In two exciting semi-final games, Koby Wolk, Eytan Kirschenbaum and the Bnei Yeshurin Boys lost to Meridian Capital Group. Shay Fields, the twin towers of Lopkin, and team


YU’s Men’s Tennis Wins Skyline Conference Championship

Newburgh, NY—April 27, 2014, is now a date marked in history for Yeshiva University’s athletics department. On this date, the men’s tennis team became the first program in the history of the college to earn the right to represent the school in an NCAA tournament. The team earned the berth after the Maccabees beat Mount Saint Mary’s


A Perfect Season for Moriah Basketball

On April 6th, at the Jersey Shore, Moriah finished its season with a perfect record, 8-0, by defeating the flaming Hillel Heat, 58-38.

From day one of the season, Moriah hoped to accomplish its goal of being undefeated. Now Moriah has a new goal, bringing home the title.

Moriah was led by Gaby Katz’s second double double of the season, with


Esther Semmelman Memorial Hockey All-Star Game This Sunday

Sunday, May 4th, the new TABC will be the site of the first annual Esther Semmelman Memorial All- Star Hockey games. The games are in memory of Esther Semmelman, a devoted wife and the mother of Alyssa (Frisch 9th grade) and David (TABC 12th grade) Semmelman.

Esther Holzer Semmelman, z”l, grew up in Monsey, New York.


Sports Star of the Week Contest

The Jewish Link of Bergen County knows that we have many terrifi c athletes in our midst and all deserve special mention. We invite you to send us pictures of your athlete on the fi eld/ court/track with a brief blurb to [email protected] Each week we will select one athlete to feature and crown “sports star of the week.”


How Sports Can Shatter Israel’s Glass Ceiling

Recent polls show that Israeli women earn 25% less than their male counterparts. The situation is not much better in the United States, where working women earn just 77¢ for every dollar men earn. This unjust reality translates into short- and long-term economic consequences for the female members of the workforce, including less money to meet their everyday


BPY Victorious over Manhatt an Day School

The Ben Porat Yosef boys basketball team was victorious in its

game against the Manhattan Day School, which took place on Tuesday,

April 8th. The fi nal score was 46 – 24.


YU Names Elliot Steinmetz as New Head Men’s Basketball Coach

New York—Yeshiva University has announced Elliot Steinmetz as its head men’s basketball coach. Steinmetz, a 2002 graduate of YU’s Sy Syms School of Business who lettered on YU’s basketball team for three seasons from 1999-2002, will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the men’s basketball program while ensuring the academic success of its