Tuesday, October 24, 2017


The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Eliav Baron

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize fourteen year old Eliav Baron as this week’s sportstar. Baron, a member of the Yavneh Academy class of 2017, was also the star goalie for the Yavneh Redhawk team that took home the the YMSSA soccer championship two months ago.

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Tips to Make the Most of Your Next Outdoor Adventure

(StatePoint) Spending time enjoying nature is good for the body and mind, helping to reduce stress, increase focus and provide opportunities for physical activity, say studies. Unfortunately, our busy schedules sometimes don’t allow us to get outside as often as we’d like.

But there

How to Train for an Ironman: Part 2

An Ironman Triathlon is:

2.4 mile swim.

112 mile bike ride.

26.2 mile run.

140.6 miles in under 17 hours.


The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstars of the Week: The Fantastic Four

Four of Frisch’s graduating seniors—captains Mark Abramovitz, RJ Fischer, Rafi Jacobs and Jake Lebovitch—have been key components of its baseball team.

This week the Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize four tremendous athletes who helped the Frisch

Brotherhood Is Powerful

If you suddenly saw a 550% increase in an investment, other than being baffled by your good fortune, what might be your reasoning for such a gigantic jump? I imagine you might start to think about supply and demand, more efficient assembly lines and maybe some forward thinking in research and development (probably from Israel). I imagine

2017 Yavneh Youth League (YYL) Instructional Season Wraps Up

Yavneh Youth League (YYL) concluded its instructional division season on Monday, June 19, with night games for its four team roster of first graders.

Led this season, again, by high school softball coach and experienced physical education instructor Eileen Schwartz

Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Gabriel Blank

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize eight year old Gabriel Blank as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Blank recently medaled in the statewide track championships with a 5:30 mile. He is now undefeated in his last 10 5k races with a first place finish in all. He’s running a 22 minute

Yavneh Defeats Moriah in Soccer Championship

Coming off a promising 6-2 victory over the Kushner Cobras, Yavneh was back in the soccer championship. The highly anticipated game started as intensely as any championship game. The teams were evenly matched and both had multiple chances, but Moriah’s David Matheson scored a beautiful shot to

Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Devora Rand

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 14-year-old Devora Rand as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Rand just completed a terrific season for the Yavneh Redhawks and will be taking her talents to Frisch in the fall. Coach Aliza Hiller told The Jewish Link, “Devora has really grown, over the

How to Train for an Ironman: Part 1

An Ironman triathlon is a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile marathon. It takes me eight months of training to get ready for this race. Since Ironman Lake Placid is on July, I have to start preparing in December when it’s still cold outside, so more than half of my training takes place

Cougar Nation Wins Second Consecutive Hockey Championship

Cougar Nation won its second consecutive Spring League High School hockey championship by upsetting a heavily favored Paramus High School/Paramus Catholic High School team by the score of 5-3 at Floyd Hall Arena in Montclair.

The Paramus team came out extremely physical—hitting anything that