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Wednesday, December 07, 2016

MTA’s 3-on-3 7th/8th Grade Basketball Tourney Is a Slam Dunk

This past Friday, MTA hosted their first-ever Middle School 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. The program began with davening, and continued with breakfast and a fantastic shiur from

Bergen County Kicks Off Chanukah Toy Drive

Teaneck—The Bergen County Chanukah Toy Drive is a perfect example of how one person’s kindness can grow to engage a community. Twenty-four years ago Marla Friedman

‘We Don’t See the Stairs Because of the Smoke’

Jerusalem—Last week, Israel found itself facing a surprising threat: a spate of wildfires, mostly concentrated in Haifa and nearby towns but also encompassing some of the

DeVos Pick as Education Secretary Gets an A+ From Day-School Advocates

President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Elisabeth “Betsy” DeVos to become the nation’s next secretary of education could be an important first step in making education vouchers

Bergen County Kicks Off Chanukah Toy Drive

Bergen County Kicks Off Chanukah Toy Drive

Bergen County Kicks Off Chanukah Toy Drive

Teaneck—The Bergen County Chanukah Toy Drive is a perfect example of how one person’s kindness can grow to

YU Lecture to Explore Exodus of Jews From Arab Countries

YU Lecture to Explore  Exodus of Jews From Arab Countries

YU Lecture to Explore Exodus of Jews From Arab Countries

New York, NY—To mark the annual commemoration of the exodus of Jews from Arab countries, Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate

Special in Uniform Firefighter Helps Get Israel’s Blazes Under Control

Special in Uniform Firefighter Helps Get Israel’s Blazes Under Control

Although the fires in Israel are now under control, they left devastation in their wake. Complete neighborhoods were evacuated, forests burned, main roads closed and thousands

RYNJ Performs Chesed Shel Emet

RYNJ Performs Chesed Shel Emet

RYNJ Performs Chesed Shel Emet

The Hebrew Free Burial Society developed a program to teach about Chesed Shel Emet, doing a kindness for someone

Moriah Launches Kindergarten-Fifth Grade Buddy Program

Moriah Launches Kindergarten-Fifth Grade Buddy Program

Moriah Launches Kindergarten-Fifth Grade Buddy Program

This past week, the Moriah kindergartens launched a new buddy program with the fifth grade. Each child is paired

TABC Late Night Learning Focuses on Tefillah

TABC Late Night Learning Focuses on Tefillah

TABC Late Night Learning Focuses on Tefillah

TABC students prepared for the Thanksgiving break by recharging their spiritual batteries with an evening of late night learning.

Frisch Girls Basketball Sweeps Bruriah

Frisch Girls Basketball Sweeps Bruriah

Frisch Girls Basketball Sweeps Bruriah

Congratulations to the Frisch Girls JV and Varsity basketball teams, both of which won their games against Bruriah this week. The JV team won

Noam 8B Basketball Picks Up Where It Left Off

Noam 8B Basketball Picks Up Where It Left Off

This past Tuesday night, the Noam 8B Knights headed to Englewood to start their season against the Moriah 8B Mighty Ducks. With Yeshivat Noam coming off their seventh grade

Bruriah Lightning Volleyball Strikes First

Bruriah Lightning Volleyball Strikes First

Back and better than ever, the Bruriah Volleyball B League team traveled to Brooklyn for their first game of the 2016-2017 season against Shulamith. The Lightning wasted no time

Celebrating Recipes That Don’t Need Allergy Replacement Ingredients

Celebrating Recipes That Don’t Need Allergy Replacement Ingredients

Celebrating Recipes That Don’t Need Allergy Replacement Ingredients

One of my daughters has an egg allergy. She loves sweets (as do all my children), particularly muffins, cookies

Seasonal Salads, Dressed to Impress

Seasonal Salads, Dressed to Impress

Seasonal Salads, Dressed to Impress

This salad, with maple roasted sweet potatoes and goat cheese, is filling and easy to make! I love the warm, spiced sweet potatoes along with

Kosherfest Inspires Companies Large and Small

Kosherfest Inspires Companies Large and Small

Kosherfest Inspires Companies Large and Small

Secaucus—Kosherfest, which took place November 15 and 16 at the Meadowlands Exposition Hall,

The Silent Epidemic

The Silent Epidemic

Ever since Donald Trump started campaigning for this election I have been greatly distraught. I have been anxious because it seems to me that the overall Orthodox Jewish community

Bava Metzia 60

Bava Metzia 60

Bava Metzia 60

May these words of Torah serve as merit le’iluy nishmat Menachem Mendel ben Harav Yoel David Balk, a”h.

Toldot: Hair

Toldot: Hair

Toldot: Hair

Bereishit 27:18-24

It was Claire’s first day at Supercuts, and she was very excited. She had been

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