Tuesday, October 24, 2017


Brooklyn Cyclones to Hold Annual Jewish Heritage Night

The Brooklyn Cyclones annual Jewish Heritage Night will be held on Thursday, August 24, at 7:00pm in MCU Park in Coney Island, New York. An affiliate of the New York Mets, the Cyclones will be playing the Hudson Valley Renegades, an affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, who had their Jewish Heritage Day this past Sunday. The game might

Team Yachad Wins CMEK Summer League Championship

Last week’s quarterfinals of the CMEK Summer League saw Team Yachad facing Team Lucky 7s in an epic battle. In the final half, Yachad stared elimination in the face as Team Lucky 7s, led by Josh Malkin and Jonathan Marks, buried free throw after free throw as they tried to put Yachad away for good. Somehow Yachad managed

Atlanta Dream Repeat as CMEK Women’s League Champions

The Atlanta Dream defeated the Seattle Storm 37-21 to win the championship behind an all-around team effort. This season marked the eighth of the CMEK Women’s League.

“In that time, the league has become a staple in many of the incredible women’s lives who comprise the league. We rely on

MGBL Minute

MGBL Girls Season Seven Registration Is Now Open

Registration is now open for the seventh season of the Mitch Gross Girls Basketball League. The league has developed a reputation as a high-caliber recreational basketball program for girls. The season includes evaluations (for new players),

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Eitan Leff


p style="text-align: justify;">The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 16-year-old Eitan Leff as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Leff, a rising senior at Torah Academy of Bergen County, batted 1000 at the Columbus Baseball Tournament and drove in a few runs as a manager.

What Do Triathletes Eat? The Week Before the Ironman

What do triathletes eat? Anything and everything. We are notorious for putting all-you-can-eat places out of business. The Ironman is a 2.4 mile swim and 112 mile bike ride, followed by a full 26.2 mile marathon. All in under 17 hours.

The training is longer than the race. My longest swim was 6,000 meters. My longest bike ride was 117

Chabad of West Orange Wins Championship

On Sunday, July 30, Chabad of West Orange won the 2017 Livingston Temple League A Division Championship.

Pictured are team members Bernie Neustadt, Joe Boettenger, Jeff Stiel, Jon Tishlas, Micah Mandel, Chris Caplan, Keith Bader, Evan Bell, Peter Gelman, Scott Bader, Rabbi Mendy Kasowitz, Neil

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Rebecca Max

The Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 13-year-old Rebecca Max as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Last month Rebecca competed in the all-around competition at the 2017 USAIGC/IAGC World Championships in Reno, Nevada, and came in second place overall, earning a 36.575 in which she had the top score of 9.500 on

Israel’s Elitzur Basketball Team Enjoys Two-Week Visit to US

The Elitzur all star basketball team (for ages 14-16) visited the US on a two week journey that included a round of exciting games throughout the country. The Elizur Center is a religious sports organization in Israel that promotes sports in the religious and traditional sectors.

On the tour,

Knicks First-Round Draft Pick Makes Appearance at CMEK

Frank Ntilikina, drafted eighth overall by the New York Knicks in this past June’s NBA draft, made a very special appearance at CMEK on Wednesday. The players, all of whom are part of the CMEK AAU travel program this summer, were treated to a special clinic thanks to Richie Felder of CAA, a prominent sports agent and

MB Klyman Wins Bronze at 20th Maccabiah Games

The 20th Maccabiah Games had over 10,000 athletes from 80 countries competing in 52 sports all over Israel, including local wrestler MB Klyman, who took home the bronze medal in the 97 kilogram weight class.

Earlier this year, Klyman was chosen to represent Canada in the games.

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Akiva Rotenberg

Editor’s Note: The Jewish Link would like to welcome our friends at the Teaneck Doghouse as our new weekly Sportstar of the Week sponsors. We look forward to many future editions of recognizing and celebrating our community’s Sportstars!

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to