Wednesday, May 24, 2017


Community Celebrates 2017 Chidon National Finalists and Winners

Teaneck—Tanach, the five books of Moses, is the foundational text for students in Torah learning, and no knowledge of it can ever be wasted. The International Chidon HaTanach (Bible Quiz), an exam and live competition for students of Tanach, is long awaited

TABC Celebrates Lag B’Omer

TABC celebrated Lag B’Omer with a fun day out for the whole school. Students were able to choose from a variety of offerings including: whitewater rafting, paintballing, biking, a visit to the Liberty Science Center, ice hockey, sports in Votee Park and bowling. The day started with a mini shiur before Shacharit by Rabbi

Lag B’Omer Festivities Are a Blast at Moriah

JEC Lower School Spends Lag B’Omer at Warinanco Park

The sun was shining and a pleasant breeze kept students cool as the JEC lower school enjoyed a fun-filled day of school spirit and achdut on Monday in celebration of Lag B’Omer.

All of the grades, including both the early childhood and elementary

Lag B’Omer Is Fun at RYNJ

Yeshivat He’Atid Has a Blast on Lag B’Omer

Yeshivat He’Atid enjoyed a wonderful Lag B’Omer outing last Friday. The entire school walked down the street to Votee Park for a day full of fun activities. Students participated in obstacle courses and relay races, competed in soccer and kickball games, enjoyed the playground equipment, played catch

SSDS Bergen Enjoys Themed Lag B’Omer Celebration

Each year, SSDS creates a theme for Lag B’Omer. This year’s theme is “The Wizard of Oz” featuring middot connected to the characters of Dorothy (kehillah - community), Scarecrow (chochma - wisdom), Tin Man (ahava - love) and the Lion (ometz -bravery). Each team is also associated with a place in

Yavneh Academy Celebrates Lag B’Omer

Yavneh Academy students enjoyed a wide array of activities on Lag B’Omer. Early childhood had a wonderful time meeting the animals at the Van Saun Zoo and then enjoying a special in-class kumzitz. First and second grade students enjoyed a trip to Urban Air. Middle school students traveled to

Yeshivat Noam Middle School Enjoys Lag B’Omer

Yeshivat Noam middle school students enjoyed a BBQ with food made by eighth graders, a bonfire and s’mores, special programs— including staff versus students basketball games— and a school-wide chagigah in honor of Lag B’Omer!


IBECC Students Build a Bonfire

In honor of Lag B’Omer the children at the Iris Berman Early Childhood Center heard stories about Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai and put into practice some of what they heard. They were extra kind to each other as they experienced building their own bonfire in the park. They found rocks, put

Lag B’Omer at JKHA Mixes Learning and Fun

The early childhood and lower school got into the Lag B’Omer spirit with activities in the theme of Rabbi Akiva’s teaching “V’ahavta L’reacha Kamocha” (Love your neighbor as yourself). Students teamed up together in relay races and student-generated games centered on togetherness.

Frisch AP Art Visits Mana Contemporary Museum

As a culminating trip, the Frisch senior AP art studio class was fortunate enough to experience the Mana Contemporary Museum in Jersey City. The Mana Contemporary building was used as a tobacco factory in the 1920s and still retains its original architectural design, which some might say enhance the artistic feel of the