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Friday, August 17, 2018

Sports

Eighth Annual Asher Strobel Memorial Basketball and 5K Run Held in Englewood

The eighth annual Asher Strobel Memorial Basketball and 5K Run was held this past Sunday in Englewood. The 5K winners were Jacob Shrier (17:23), Isaac Markel (17:28) and Steven Rosenbaum (18:11). Both Shrier and Markel broke Michael Bouaziz’s record time of 18:08 (2017).

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Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera Meets Soldiers on Israeli Military Base

(Courtesy of FIDF) Legendary New York Yankees superstar pitcher Mariano Rivera toured Israel Defense Forces (IDF) base Michve Alon on Tuesday, July 31, in the Galilee in Northern Israel, as part of a spiritual interfaith mission led by The New York Board of Rabbis (NYBR) and coordinated by Galore Travel

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Shoshana Lofstock

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 12-year-old Shoshana Lofstock as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. During the final week of June, the rising seventh grader at Yavneh Academy participated in a Team USA U12 Atlantic District ice hockey team camp in Philadelphia. About

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Hannah Koppel

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 13-year-old Hannah Koppel as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The recent Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy graduate played for the basketball team and was a key contributor on the YMSSA champion soccer team. A member of the JKHA athletic department

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Gabriella Glass

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 10-year-old Gabriella Glass as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The rising sixth grader at The Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey has been working on her game at Camp Mesorah and the staff has taken notice of her improvement. Glass loves working

NBA Champion Draymond Green Visits Israel, Thanks to Friends of IDF

(Courtesy of FIDF) NBA All-Star and Golden State Warrior championship star Draymond Green experienced a rare four-day tour of Israel organized by Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), led by FIDF’s Midwest Region executive director, Tamir Oppenheim.

During the FIDF trip, Green

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Gabby Cohen

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 18-year-old Gabby Cohen as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The recent graduate of SAR High School, completed an impressive high school softball career with an MYHSAL championship last month. SAR coach Valerie Gryzlo told the JLNJ that

Hone Your Skills at Kushner’s Tyler Daniel Basketball Camp

(Courtesy of JKHA/RKYHS) The Tyler Daniel Basketball Summer Camp offers individual and group training for boys and girls from fourth through 12th grade. Camp will be held on Monday through Thursday, August 20-23, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m; cost is $125. The camp is located at Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School, 110 South Orange Ave, in

Estee Ackerman Wins Event at U.S. National Table Tennis Championships

Estee Ackerman, of West Hempstead, won the Women’s Hardbat Singles event at the 2018 U.S. Nationals Table Tennis Championships held July 2-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This is her third singles title. Ackerman defeated Hall of Famer Patty Martinez Wasserman by scores of 16-21, 21-12 and 21-14 to win the gold

The Value of Baseball

As I boy, I remember heading to sporting events with my father. There were times when we would go with other family members or friends, but the experiences that stick out in my mind are those hours I spent with just my dad. Together, we would see the Mets, Jets, Army and most often the Devils.

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Camp Mesorah Boys Camp Is Ready for Some Football

Last week, boys campus participated in MFL (Mesorah Football League). The two younger divisions, nitzotzot and younger nerot, were divided into 10 teams and the two older divisions were divided into eight teams. The different teams played against each other during the day and had championship games at night.

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Nate Savitz

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 14-year-old Nate Savitz as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The recent Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy graduate, recently completed a great season as goalie for the JKHA Cobras, capped off by winning the MVP of the 2018 Weiselberg Tournament.