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Monday, September 23, 2019

Sports

Bergen Football League Starts Second Season

(Courtesy of BFL) Bergen Football League is excited to announce that registration is now open for the fall season. The high school league will start Friday September 27 and play from 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. at the turf field at Votee Park in Teaneck. The cost is $185 for the eight game season. To register please fill out the form below.

The Miraculous Run of Team Israel: ‘Heading Home’

Throughout our history the Jewish people, has been known to defy the odds. Making it out of slavery in Egypt, when David defeated Goliath, the Six Day War and—on a lesser level—the sucess of Team Israel in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. The story of this miraculous run is captured in the film “Heading

Retirement Part XI: Race Day, Part I

After almost four hours of riding, things started to go sideways...both figuratively and literally.

The bike course starts and ends by the run course.

(You mean the marathon course.)

Don’t remind me. We were

Camp Overtime Wraps Up Second Season

On the heels of a successful first summer, Camp Overtime provided its campers with another jam-packed week of hockey, fun and more! The vision of the program is to offer serious and fun hockey leagues and clinics, all within a positive and religious environment. The campers spend an amazing week at the beautiful Camp Mesorah campus. Hailing

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Eli Mazin

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 9-year-old Eli Mazin as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The rising fourth grader at Yeshivat Noam was a member of the Teaneck 9u summer baseball team who played in the NEBAS league throughout North Jersey. They came in third in the division, all while

Teaneck’s Chaim Kiss Joins Jewish Jubilation Festivities

Jewish Jubilation with the Hudson Valley Renegades and Jewish Federation of Dutchess County was a great success! Teaneck’s Chaim Kiss sang “Hatikva” as the Renegades faced off against the Staten Island Yankees in Wappinger Falls, New York. The event drew a large crowd and featured a glatt kosher

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Gabe Einhorn

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 17 -year-old Gabe Einhorn as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The rising senior at The Frisch School was an impact player on the United States U18 boys’ soccer team that took home the gold medal at the 14th Pan American Maccabi Games,

Bergen Boys Win Gold At Maccabi Games

JCC on the Hudson’s team had four Bergen County boys—Ezra Silfen, Isaac Schiffman, Alex Zakheim and Jack Ruditzky—play in Detroit last week at the 2019 Maccabi Games. They brought in the gold medal for 14u basketball!

Pransky and Goldberg Lead Under-18 USA National Soccer Team to Gold at Pan American Maccabi Games

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) Former Yeshiva University men’s soccer head coach Josh Pransky and current assistant coach Jesse Goldberg led the United States U18 boys’ soccer team to the gold medal at the 14th Pan American Maccabi Games, in Mexico City. The USA earned the gold by outscoring Argentina in the final game, 4-3, in penalty kicks

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar Of the Week: Yael Picker

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 14-year-old Yael Picker as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The recent graduate of Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County (SSBC) will be taking her talents to Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy (SAR) in the fall. Yael was a key cog in the dominant

Retirement? Part X: Race Day

In my world there is no such thing as a perfect race.

I’m sure there are other people who have perfect races, but I live in a world where something always go sideways. While I imagine it would be nice to see everything go as planned, it’s how I am able to manage

Israeli NBA Player Omri Caspi Returns Home to Maccabi Tel Aviv

Israeli NBA player Omri Caspi signed on Tuesday a three-year contract with Maccabi Tel Aviv, returning to the team after a decade of playing in the NBA.

Caspi, 31, is the first Israeli to play in the NBA and is now concluding his successful NBA career. The forward decided to return back home