Friday, September 18, 2020


Hustle Heart/Bergen Broncos Free Throw Shooting League

Last Friday, over 250 kids across 20 schools joined together in the launch of the Hustle Heart/Bergen Broncos Free Throw Shooting League.

Kicking off the slate of 12 games was the girls division with a matchup of HAFTR vs. YCQ. All games are “reffed” by a Hustle Heart or Bergen


MVP 2020 Boys All Stars Challenge: Picture (Video) Perfect

(Courtesy of MVP) Hoping you and your family are safe and well. Youth basketball is alive and swishing! On Sunday May 3, MVP Basketball Camps hosted the Boys 2020 All Stars Zoom Hot Shot Challenge. The day featured All Stars as selected by their respective coaches from yeshivas throughout the New York/New Jersey Metro


The Sportstar of the Week: Eddie Catton

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize 17-year-old Eddie Catton as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The 12th grade at the Ramaz School is coming off of another stellar year of MYHSAL Hockey. Catton’s Gretsky-esk scoring led the Rams varsity hockey team on an amazing run that came to an abrupt end. The Rams look


Jump Into Shape Offers Beginner Men’s and Women’s Jump Rope Programs

(Courtesy of Jump Into Shape) Jump Into Shape, a fitness program designed to build a healthier body for your soul, has opened registration for a new men's and women's (separate) beginner jump rope program. Participants in this four-week program will learn the proper form and technique for jump roping, receive two new Crossrope weighted jump


JKHA Lower School Celebrates Earth Day

JKHA lower school learned about the importance of protecting the environment to mark Earth Day last Wednesday. Fourth grade students were tasked with creating a project for Earth Day. Students created posters, PowerPoint presentations, paintings, bird feeders, 3D earth models, books and more. Second graders wrote


MVP Plans 12th Annual Yeshiva League Boys All Star Day

(Courtesy of MVP) Hoping you and your family are safe and well. As the sports world has gone dark for the time being, there is a spark on the horizon. On Sunday, May 3, MVP will once again sponsor the znnual Yeshiva League Boys Basketball All Star Day. This year...on Zoom!

For the past 11 years,


The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Jacob Elstein

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize 17-year-old Jacob Elstein as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The senior at the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School took home the gold in the 145lb division at the 2020 Wittenberg tournament. When asked about his star wrestler, Rabbi Kirsch, the athletic director at Kushner told


Hustle & Heart Teams Up With Bergen Broncos for Foul Shooting League

As spring classes and leagues are still not able to take place, Bergen Broncos teamed up with Hustle & Heart Sports to launch a Foul Shooting League for yeshiva day schools! This is a free team league with individuals competing from their homes. There are over 150 players registered to participate across 19 schools in New York, New


Remembering Ezra Schwartz On Yom Hazikaron

This past week, in honor of Yom Hazikaron, the Yeshiva League Pass paid tribute to the late Ezra Schwartz, z”l.

Ezra Schwartz was killed in November of 2015 in a terrorist attack, while spending his year learning at Yeshivat Ashreinu in Israel. He was an amazing person, friend, teammate,


The Jewish Link of New Jersey Sportstar of the Week: Dena Sheer

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize 17-year-old Dena Sheer as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Sheer is a senior and a two-sport star at Bruriah High School, leading both the soccer and volleyball teams. Sheer and the Bruriah Lightning Varsity-B volleyball team finished the season 8-2 and, when the season was


Ironman in Canada Part 5: The Great Unknown

I was going to title this, “Training with the Coronavirus.”

(Yeah, not a good idea.)

I kind of figured that part out without you.

(You do realize that I am always with you.)


Spotlight: The Yeshiva University Men’s Basketball Team

Many of their Bergen county faithful are left without closure and although we can never bring back the season, The Jewish Link would like to spotlight