Sunday, September 15, 2019


Moriah 7th Grade Defeats RYNJ in Championship

As sixth graders, the Moriah boys suffered a heart-breaking loss to SAR in the finals last year. Through the summer and the beginning of this year, they approached the season with the intent of returning to the big game, but this time walking away as champions.

The season began with a bump, falling to RYNJ on a buzzer-beater. Moriah proceeded to run

YMSSA Inaugural Season

Sunday, March 9th, was a terrific night for local yeshiva athletics. In a four-hour window, the newly constructed Torah Academy of Bergen County gym was the site of something amazing. The three junior high school games showcased terrific athleticism, standing room only crowds, and a feeling of interschool camaraderie that one would not expect at a championship

Team Italy: Indoor Soccer

Congratulations to Team Italy in the Teaneck youth indoor soccer league in the U8 division. They finished as the first place team completing a perfect undefeated season in the inaugural season of the league. They outscored their opponents by a combined goal total of 53 to 14 to capture first place.


Ma’ayanot Volleyball Defeats Ramaz & Wins Championship

The Championship game started with a back and forth volley. Captain, Temima Kanarfogel helped the team with an ace, and several points at the net. Junior, Serena Shmulewitz brought in 4 points alone as a result of her consistent serves. The match ended with Ma’ayanot in the lead 25-20.

The second match, the Rapids played aggressively. Juniors, Esther

RYNJ 7th Grade Jaguars Going to Finals!

It took a week for the snow to clear away, but the YMSSA 7th Grade Basketball 2013/2014 regular season finally came to an end on February 18th with the RYNJ Jaguars’ 77-59 victory over the defending champs, the SAR Sting. It was a tight game throughout, but the Jags were able to pull away in the final quarter led by Eitan Warburg’s

Team HASC — A Runners Perspective

While sitting on the plane on the way back from the A1A half marathon weekend in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, I reflect on the thrilling adventure I’ve just experienced. I had just spent three days with Team HASC, days that were nothing short of miraculous. It’s been some time since I’ve had such nachas and joy, since I was so fully choked up with emotion.

Yasher Koach of the Week: Saul and Tova Lejtman

Several months ago, Teaneck’s own Saul Lejtman decided he was going to run a race. Saul is not one of the many regulars that you would find running up and down the mountainous terrain known as West Engelwood Avenue in the wee hours of the morning, let alone the hills of Jerusalem. In fact, when Saul signed up for the Jerusalem Half-Marathon it was his first step into

Frisch JV Topples Heschel to Advance to the Yeshiva League Semi-Finals

When Heschel sees Frisch Captain Andrew Langer #23 coming, they should bar the door—with double locks. After torching the Heat for 41 in the Rubenstein Tournament in December, Langer picked up right where he left off and dropped 28 (playing only three quarters) on Heschel to lead the Cougar blitz over the number 2 seed from the Manhattan

Yavneh Tops Noam in a Playoff Thriller

The Sunday afternoon playoff matchup between these two 7th grade basketball teams was a bit of a paradox. On one hand, Noam, led by Yechiel Kaiser, Benny Matheson, Avi Bodoff, Joe Baron, Jacob Lehrer, and Sammy Nat came in with a 7-3 record, and had already beaten Yavneh, which barely squeaked into the playoffs with a 3-7 record. On the other hand, on opening

TABC Varsity Storm Over the Cougars in Round One of the Playoffs

The TABC Storm came into the playoffs hungry for a victory over their cross-county rivals, the Frisch Cougars. After a tough defeat against the Cougars in the last game of the MYHSAL regular season, TABC looked to capitalize on its home court advantage and advance to the next round of the playoffs.

Both teams proved early on that they would not go down

Looking for Umpires

The Yavneh Youth league is looking for high school umpires for softball this spring!! It’s $25 a game on Sunday mornings and occasional weeknights. Requirements are a solid knowledge of baseball rules and coming to at least one training session. Please contact Corey Berman with any questions and/or sign up by emailing

Ma’ayanot Swim Report

The Ma’ayanot Swim season recently came to an end. It was a very competitive team this year that won two meets against Bruriah and Frisch, came in second place in one group meet, and lost another.

Led by our excellent coach, Esther Lowensteiner, the team practiced since September, sometimes after long school days with other commitments to attend to after swim