MVP Boys Basketball Camp’s 11th Year

  MVP, the premier Jewish Orthodox boys’ basketball camp at Camp Seneca Lake, under the direction of Irv Bader and Judah and Carol Rhine, celebrated its 11th consecutive season of...

Israel’s Baseball Team Advances in Early Olympic Qualifier

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s national baseball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the European Baseball Championship being held in Germany, an early Olympic qualifying tournament. Israel finished second in...

YU Basketball Players Make Hoops History

Michal Alge, senior forward on the Yeshiva University women’s basketball team, and Simcha Halpert, junior guard on the Yeshiva University men’s basketball team, both scored their 1,000th career points...

Kevin Pillar Settles into SF Giants and Jewish Baseball Spotlight

SAN FRANCISCO (J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — For a professional athlete, Kevin Pillar is disarmingly open. Pillar, one of about a dozen Jewish players in the major leagues, spoke...

Bagel Boss Owner Offers Islanders’ Tavares a Deal

From NHL.com Donald Rosner, owner of Bagel Boss, which has 13 locations across Long Island and Manhattan -- including one in Hewlett -- is showing Islanders free agent center John...

Honorees, Friends Enjoy 2018 YABA Dinner

The 2018 Yeshiva High School Alumni Basketball Association (YABA) annual dinner took place on Thursday, May 3 at The Mansion in Lawrence. This dinner was attended by over 150 people....

Iranian Judoka: Regime Pressured Me to Throw Match to Avoid Israeli

In his first interview since fleeing Iran for Germany following the World Judo Championships last week, judoka Saeid Mollaei admitted that Iranian authorities told him to throw a match...

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,...

JSL Plays Inaugural Game

The Five Towns Jewish Sports League, an after-school hockey program for yeshiva boys in grades 1—11, got off to a roaring start on Sunday, October 30, under the direction...

Kenyans Repeat Wins at Jerusalem Marathon

(JTA) — Kenyans dominated in the Jerusalem Marathon, with Kipkosgei Shadrack winning his third consecutive race and Emily Chepkemoi Samoei taking her second straight win among the women. Shadrack’s time...
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More Than 2,500 Expected at OU Learning Event at Citi Field

Leading rabbinic scholars, educators and Jewish communal leaders will be featured on Sunday at the Orthodox Union’s third annual Torah New York at Citi...

HALB Hosts Back-to-School Color Run

On Sunday, September 15, the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach hosted a back-to-school color run and carnival to start the school year off with...

HANC HS Girls Meet With Rabbi Hurwitz in Crown Heights

    Many of the HANC students have been inspired by the life story of Rabbi Yitzy Hurwitz. Rabbi Hurwitz is a Chabad rabbi living in...

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