Jewish High School Basketball Team First to Win State Championship

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The Yavneh Academy of Dallas boys’ basketball team made history on Saturday night, becoming the first Jewish school’s to win a state championship in Texas history. Yavneh, a Modern...

MVP 12th Annual Yeshiva League Boys All Star Day

As the sports world has gone dark for the time being, there is a spark on the horizon. On Sunday, May 3, MVP will once again sponsor the Annual...

Shooting Hoops on Shabbos By Rabbi Yair Hoffman

They can be found in virtually every neighborhood in the Five Towns and Far Rockaway.  Walk from Lawrence to Woodmere and you will find many dozens of them.  And,...

Sports Center: MTA Lions Named Sarachek Tier II Champions

By Ikey Gutlove (‘20) When March 4, otherwise known as “Sarachek Selection Monday,” arrived and the seeds of the tournament were revealed, the Lions were determined to become the Tier...

Israeli Soccer Fans Allowed to Wave Flags in Strasbourg

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Authorities in eastern France rescinded a ban they had issued forbidding soccer fans from Israel from flying their country’s flag in the streets of Strasbourg on account of...

Chaim Bloom to Join Boston Red Sox as Head of Baseball Operations

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The Boston Red Sox have hired Chaim Bloom as the team’s new head of baseball operations. Bloom agreed to a contract on Friday but the official announcement...

Yeshiva League Varsity Basketball Playoffs

DRS vs. North Shore. In a close, well-played first half, DRS led 23–21 at the intermission. The Wildcats came out strong in the third quarter, outscoring North Shore 17–4...

Orthodox All-Stars Shine

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Neither blustery winds nor Arctic temperatures could dampen the enthusiasm as the guests converged at the newly renovated Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York. Long before...

The Chosen One: Jewish Jack Hughes Selected First Overall in NHL Draft

By Daniel Friedman Another Jewish kid is moving to New Jersey. Just before candle-lighting last Friday evening, the Devils selected Jack Hughes with the first overall pick in the 2019 NHL...

Fantasy Football Tzoros

By Yisrael Rubin As I read through the mailbag to choose the questions for this week’s column, one question really stuck out to me: What do I do if I...
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This story originally appeared on Kveller. BY ARIELLE KAPLAN In the ultimate COVID-19 silver lining, the Broadway smash “Hamilton“ will be available to stream from the comfort of your...

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  By Dr. Gila Jedwab, DMD A friend of mine who lives in Israel messaged me on Facebook. She said that she went to pray at...

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COVID-19 Update July 2, 2020 I am very sad to report we have seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases. Nassau County was down to 25 cases...

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