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Remembering Ezra Schwartz On Yom Hazikaron

This past week, in honor of Yom Hazikaron, the Yeshiva League Pass paid tribute to the late Ezra Schwartz, z”l.

Ezra Schwartz was killed in November of 2015 in a terrorist attack, while spending his year learning at Yeshivat Ashreinu in Israel. He was an amazing person, friend, teammate,

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The Jewish Link of New Jersey Sportstar of the Week: Dena Sheer

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize 17-year-old Dena Sheer as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Sheer is a senior and a two-sport star at Bruriah High School, leading both the soccer and volleyball teams. Sheer and the Bruriah Lightning Varsity-B volleyball team finished the season 8-2 and, when the season was

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Ironman in Canada Part 5: The Great Unknown

I was going to title this, “Training with the Coronavirus.”

(Yeah, not a good idea.)

I kind of figured that part out without you.

(You do realize that I am always with you.)

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Spotlight: The Yeshiva University Men’s Basketball Team

Many of their Bergen county faithful are left without closure and although we can never bring back the season, The Jewish Link would like to spotlight

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The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Elliot Steinmetz

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize Elliot Steinmetz as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Steinmetz, a partner at the commercial real estate transactions and litigations firm of Rosenberg & Steinmetz PC, has earned recent fame as the head coach of the Yeshiva University Macs men’s basketball

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Israeli Basketball Phenom Deni Avdija Drafted Into IDF

With Maccabi Tel Aviv season on hold NBA lottery prospect joins army, to continue service in US.

Israel’s rising basketball star Deni Avdija has joined the Israel Defense Forces to fulfill his mandatory army service to the country. The Maccabi Tel Aviv and Israel National Team forward is

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Ironman in Canada Part 4: Coronavirus Training

I can pinpoint the moment the coronavirus took over my training...and I tell you when I took it back.

Purim 2020: Tuesday March 10. That was the last day that anything about my training or my life felt normal.

(Nothing about your life or your

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The Jewish Link of New Jersey Sportstar of the Week: Nate Brotsky

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize 10-year-old Nate Brotsky as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The fourth grader at Yeshivat He’Atid has been ripping up in the third/fourth grade MGBL boys division for team Kindersmiles. One of his finest performances (before the league was put on hold) was a 27 point

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Bergen Broncos Partner With Hustle And Heart to Bring You Zoom Clinics

During this difficult time in all our lives, our thoughts and prayers are with all those impacted by the COVID-19 virus. Bergen Broncos and Hustle & Heart Sports have teamed up to offer online (stay at home) basketball clinics for the community so kids can stay active and continue to hone their skills and have some

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DID YOU KNOW

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Turell and Leifer Named D3hoops.com All-Americans; Steinmetz Selected as D3hoops National Coach of the Year

(yumacs.com) D3hoops released its All-America teams on its website, on Tuesday evening, and Yeshiva University is heavily represented. Sophomore guard Ryan Turell was selected to the D3hoops All-America first team, while senior forward Gabriel Leifer earned a spot on its All-America fourth team. Elliot Steinmetz was tabbed as the

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YU's Turell, Leifer, Halpert and Steinmetz Receive Major Accolades From D3hoops.com

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) D3hoops released its All-Region teams on its website last week, and Yeshiva University is heavily represented. Sophomore guard Ryan Turell was honored as the D3hoops.com Atlantic Region Player of the Year, while also earning a spot on the All-Atlantic first team. Senior forward Gabriel Leifer also secured a

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