Saturday, September 19, 2020


MVP Camps Launch MVP XTREME for High School Boys

(Courtesy of MVP) MVP XTREME is the newest addition to the MVP Camps family!

MVP Camps, celebrating its 12th consecutive year, is excited to launch MVP XTREME, a new basketball program for high school boys. This program will take place at Camp Seneca Lake from Sunday, August 16–Thursday August


Ironman in Canada Part 8: Social Distancing a Doughnut Workout

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The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Joshie Rabitz

The Jewish Link would like to recognize 13-year-old Joshie Rabitz as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The seventh grade student at Ben Porat Yosef is an all around and very dedicated athlete. He has spent many years playing in TBO baseball (including the travel team) where he is not only a valued hitter, but also a highly


Ma’ayanot Rapids Athletic Update

Last month, the Ma’ayanot Athletic Department held a drive by Rapids Quaranteam Champion Parade for its two teams that made it to the championship. The varsity volleyball and varsity basketball teams were greeted by their coaches with swag bags, music and fan fair.

The parade


Sports Lessons Keep Kids Active in Bergen County and Beyond

Throughout the coronavirus quarantine and isolation, it has been difficult for some to find the opportunity to stay fit, or participate in an athletic activity. With the indefinite closure of most sports leagues, many children have lost a valuable and healthy outlet, where they can improve their skills and be rewarded.


Valley Chabad Hebrew School Graduates Have Successful Year Despite Pandemic

Emilie Cinancio, of River Vale, like just about anyone, never expected this year to turn out the way it did. She was enjoying the weekly classes and educational trips on Jewish life with her teacher, Rabbi Yosef Orenstein, on her last Hebrew School year before her bat mitzvah.

In mid-March when


Fifth Grade Tenafly Chabad Academy Plays Bingo

Tenafly Chabad Academy’s fifth graders aren’t letting social distancing interfere with their fun. Students logged into zoom after dinner for a bingo night with Morah Lisa. It was great seeing them have fun together. They were particularly excited for the remote learning prizes like free homework passes and


Anshei Lubavitch Students Are Going Places (Figuratively)

Education can take you anywhere and Anshei Lubavitch students are learning all the time! Classes are completing their English letter units and progressing with their Hebrew alphabet letters! They are also learning all about different modes of transportation in anticipation of someday using them again!


Gan Yavneh Goes to Space

Pre-k students in Kitah Shemesh learned all about space and planets the last few weeks. Teachers are proud of the children’s beautiful creations and participation in the daily zoom sessions and activities! They are out of this world!


Moriah Second Grade Gesher Yehuda Class Learns About Money

The Moriah second grade Gesher Yehuda class is learning about money. The students have learned how to recognize coins, assign value to coins and have been working diligently on counting mixed coins. Normally, in school, the teachers have a store where the students can “purchase” items. Now that students learn from home, the


The Jewish Link Sportstar Of the Week: Sarah Silver

The Jewish Link would like to recognize 12-year-old Sarah Silver as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The sixth grade student at Yavneh Academy, was a key contributor on the 2-2 Redhawks team that had its season cut short by COVID-19. Silver has not let quarantine time mess with her game, getting her shots in at the Hustle &


Hustle & Heart Sports/Bergen Broncos Launch 5-3-1 League

As leagues are still not able to take place, Bergen Broncos teamed up with Hustle & Heart Sports to launch another shooting league for yeshivas, the 5-3-1 League! This is a team league with individuals competing from their homes. There are over 200 players registered to participate across 21 schools in New York, New