Men’s Basketball Rallies to Clinch First Home Playoff Game Since 2000
When Revel MA student Mrs. Beanah Greenberg learned that she would receive the Shevach ve-Hodaah Teacher’s Award at Shevach High School’s annual dinner, she knew who she had to thank. “I really feel that the award in great part belongs to you and wanted you to share in my achievements,”she wrote in a letter to her Revel professors. “As a result of the scholarship gained and the methodology that I learned at BRGS, my skills as a teacher of Tanakh on a High School level were immeasurably enhanced.”
Based in the “melting pot” capital of the world, New York City, the Yeshiva University Men’s Soccer team boasts a tremendously diverse group of athletes. The Maccabees’ roster—comprised of athletes from Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, France, Israel, England, Chile, Belgium and the United States—represents a microcosm of the broad YU student body.
Based in the “melting pot” capital of the world, New York City, the Yeshiva University men’s soccer team boasts a tremendously diverse group of athletes. The Maccabees’ roster—comprising athletes from Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, France, Israel, England, Chile, Belgium and the United States—represents a microcosm of the broad YU undergraduate student body.
Coming off of two straight wins that saw the Yeshiva University Men’s Basketball team defeat Medgar Evers 58-47 on Dec. 22, and Skyline Conference powerhouse SUNY Old Westbury 58-57 on Dec. 27, the Maccabees was rewarded with a sweep of the Skyline Conference weekly awards.
Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future has started its third season of its Kollel Yom Rishon program for men and Midreshet Yom Rishon program for women held at YU’s Wilf Campus in Washington Heights.
It was a bittersweet occasion. But more sweet than bitter. The first-ever reunion of men’s basketball alumni attracted more than 30 former players Dec. 14 and was marked by broad smiles of recognition and good memories, pats on the back, and bear hugs. The event also honored the memory of beloved former basketball coach Bernard “Red” Sarachek, who passed away in November at age 93
An unprecedented initiative by Yeshiva University offers men of all ages, Jewish backgrounds, and educational levels the opportunity to participate in traditional yeshiva learning with YU’s most celebrated roshei yeshiva on Sunday mornings.