The 20th World Maccabiah Games

By Dr. Alex Sternberg The 20th World Maccabiah Games, or the quadrennial Jewish Olympics, is set to begin on July 6, 2017, with the spectacular opening ceremonies in the Teddy...

He’s MVP of the Super Bowl. Is Edelman a Hall of Famer?

(JTA) — The Patriots have won six Super Bowls. Tom Brady was MVP of four of them. Deion Branch was the MVP of Super Bowl XXXIX in 2005. Now, Julian Edelman has...

North Woodmere’s 3rd Annual ‘Rock The Block’ Basketball Tournament

North Woodmere’s 3rd annual Rock the Block Basketball Tournament — where your block is your team — took over North Woodmere Park the first week in June and brought...

5TJT Sport Center

By Judah Rhine The Importance Of Being There Last week was the 14th yahrzeit of my father, Lester Rhine, a’h. As I reflect on all the special times we shared, one...

Swish For Sderot

By Judah Rhine The Swish for Sderot Yeshiva Day School Boys’ Basketball Tournament entered its second week with loads of action all over the tri-state area. Game 5. Ramaz hosted its first-ever...


By Judah Rhine March Madness HAFTR Middle School would like to acknowledge and congratulate its champion basketball teams–6th grade girls’ team and coach Jelleah Sidney, the girls’ varsity team and coach Neil...

Sports Center: Basketball Update

  High School Varsity DRS vs. Magen David. In what can be billed as the game of the year, DRS visited Magen David in a showdown of powerhouse teams atop the...

Diego Schwartzman Advances to 3rd Round of US Open

(JTA) — Diego Schwartzman, the highest-ranked Jewish tennis player, has reached the third round of the U.S. Open. The 27-year-old Argentine has yet to drop a set, defeating Egor Gerasmiov of...

Soccer Mom

I’m not what you would call athletically inclined (other than my magnificent swimming ability), and alas neither are my children (although my husband is). We had a shot a...

Ohel’s Fifth Annual OXC: A Real Winner

Hundreds of dedicated participants, young and senior, individuals and families, spent Sunday, May 19 jumping, climbing, swimming, running, muscling, and crawling their way at OXC, the Ohel Xtreme Challenge...
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‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Renewed for 4th Season

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” the Emmy Award-winning series about a 1950s protofeminist Jewish stand-up comic, will return for a fourth season,...

Why Mayor Fulop Saw Antisemitism in Jersey City Shooting

JTA) — Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop was one of the first New Jersey officials to describe Tuesday’s shooting at a kosher market as a hate...

Jeremy Corbyn to Step Down as Labour Party Leader After Resounding Defeat

LONDON (JTA) – Jeremy Corbyn said he will no longer lead Britain’s Labour Party following a resounding defeat in national elections. Corbyn’s announcement that he “will not...

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