Tuesday, November 24, 2020


Kushner Varsity Joins 220 Teams Statewide For ‘Last Dance’ Baseball Tournament

For high school students looking forward to another season of baseball, quarantine and social distancing have thus far thwarted their plans. In response to this disappointment, over 220 high school teams have assembled efforts toward a baseball tournament styled like an NCAA World Series.


Ironman in Canada, Part 9: Virtuality

I should be 50 days from the Ironman in Canada.

(But the race has been canceled due to COVID-19.)

In fact, all my races so far have been canceled.

(You still have the Half Ironman in Atlantic City.)


Israeli Professional Soccer Player Joins the Neighborhood

The Jewish Link is excited to welcome Ryan (Reuven) Adeleye and his family to the Englewood community and is eager to explore his expertise as a soccer coach and personal trainer.

Originally from Maplewood, New Jersey, Adeleye was a professional soccer player in Israel, playing on three


Remembering Basketball Star Marvin Hershkowitz, One of Yeshiva University’s ‘Most Iconic Alumni’

While his former teammates won a national championship in 1950, Hershkowitz studied Torah for several hours a day, while starring on the basketball court for the YU Maccabees.

As fans prepare for the much-anticipated return of the National Basketball Association (NBA) season,


Yeshiva League Stars Turn Entrepreneurs

In March, when high school came to an abrupt end, many seniors spent their time attached to video game consoles or attempting to become Tik Tok stars. But Danny Weinberger, Shmuli Coates, Jacob Bergstein and Judah Rolnick had other plans.

Throughout high school, this foursome built


The Jewish Link Sportstars of the Week: Ori and Yehoshua Schloss

The Jewish Link would like to recognize 10-year-old Ori and 15 year old Eli Schloss as this week’s Sportstars of the Week. The Schloss brothers each won their division and emerged as the big winners at this year’s Shomrei Torah of Fair Lawn Naftoli Aron Torah Enrichment Program Table Tennis Tournament on February 8, at


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

Every year on National Doughnut Day...

(That’s a thing?)


(You are making that up.)

Oh no, it’s a real thing looked it up.

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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