Thursday, March 21, 2019


10-Year-Old Sruli Kaniel of Passaic Completes Houston Half-Marathon

Yisroel “Sruli” Kaniel from Passaic is just like any other 10-year-old boy: He loves going to camp in the summer, spending time with his family and hanging out with his friends. What sets him apart, however, is the fact that on January 20 he completed his first half-marathon. Flying to Texas to participate in the Houston

Another Ironman?

I finished Ironman Lake Placid 19 months ago.

What do you suppose my 1st thought was?

(I want to sit down?)


(I really need to take a shower?)

A Winning JEC Basketball Team that Plays By “The Book”

Scoring points and winning games are ordinarily the main objectives of a sports team. In youth and scholastic leagues, budding young players also learn the meaning of teamwork as they set down their foundational skills. Under the capable and refined stewardship of Coach Yehuda Heller, himself an alumnus

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Danielle Gardner

The Jewish Link of NJ and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 17-year-old Danielle Gardner as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The 12th grader at the Bruriah High School is a two sport athlete: a star on the Bruriah soccer team and captain of the 6-6 basketball team. Bruriah’s Athletic Director Susan Rifkin told the JLNJ

Winning Streak Continues for MTA JV Basketball Lions

Coming off a five game winning streak, the MTA JV basketball Lions were feeling good as they headed into their second to last game of the season against Westchester on Thursday, January 10. The starters started off the game strong as usual, then the bench capped off the win. Shai Friedman came in the clutch with a career high of 14

Frisch Ice Hockey Battles Back to Erase 5-1 Deficit

Despite a shaky start and a five goal performance from West Orange standout Dave Campbell, the Cougars were able to stage another big comeback to earn a 6-6 tie at Mackay Park, in Englewood, this past Sunday evening. With a bit of a depleted blue line, Frisch opened the scoring on a Noah Petak goal, but yielded the next five goals

Frisch Senior Ice Hockey Night Celebrates Players and Families


MGBL Minute

This week’s spotlight game takes us to the second grade division in the back gym at Yeshivat Ben Porat Yosef. Congregation Ahavath Torah vs. Akari Therapeutics Plc. The boys went from zero to full speed in the first seconds of the game. Both squads played tenacious defense, contesting dribble

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Shayna Eizikovitz

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 10-year-old Shayna Eizikovitz as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The fourth grader at the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey, is coming off of an amazing MGBL season. Coach Efrem Billauer of the Poppy’s Bagels, Pizza and TCBY team told the JLNJ,

Vote for Noah Petak!

Frisch senior, and ice hockey team captain, Noah Petak has been nominated as top senior in the state. Everyone can vote - early and often! Vote at https://tinyurl.com/yab439n5.


Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Sophia Reich

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 16-year-old Sophia Reich as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The 11th grader at the Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy is a two sport athlete, a vital member of the SAR Sting basketball and softball teams. She helped guide the JV Sting to back to