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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Schools

TABC Places First in Model Beis Din for Fourth Consecutive Year

TABC has once again emerged as the champion of the Lander College for Men Model Beis Din competition for a fourth consecutive year. TABC’s well-prepared students, led by coach Rabbi Jachter (who serves as an active dayan and author of four books on contemporary Halacha) and captains Shlomo Korsinsky ‘17 and Joseph Solomon

JEC Makes History Hosting Torah Bowl Playoffs

The Jewish Educational Center played host to the Torah Bowl playoffs last week for the very first time. The RTMA middle school faced off against RPRY, Kushner and the Yeshiva at the Jersey Shore in the JEC Library while the Bruriah junior high team hosted its playoff against the school’s female counterparts in

Rabbi Eli Cohn’s MTA Shiur Celebrates Siyum

A Mishna a day...every day. That is how Rabbi Eli Cohn’s ninth grade Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) shiur starts off each morning. In fact, even on days that the yeshiva was closed for snow, the boys kept pace by learning the daily mishna via Zoom web conference. Over the course of the year, the shiur finished

Iris Berman Early Childhood Center Visits With an OT

Dana Blumberg, occupational therapist and founder of Positive Steps, came to IBECC to share practical tools and tips to help children use strength building activities for their muscles and core in preparation for pre-writing/handwriting skills, self-help skills and activities of daily living such as brushing teeth and

TABC Rebbeim and Alumni Receive Ordination at RIETS Chag HaSemikhah

TABC is proud to announce that three of its faculty members and eleven of its graduates had their YU/Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary semikhah (rabbinic ordination) conferred last week. The school takes great pride in Rabbi Shaya First, Rabbi Michael Hoenig and Rabbi Yoni Mandelstam, as well as alumni

RKYHS Hosts Battle of the Bands Competition

RKYHS was thrilled to host the seventh annual Battle of the Bands. The entirely student-run event featured bands from RKYHS and from many other yeshivot in the tri-state area. The event was a fundraiser for OneFamily, a foundation that helps families who were victims of terror attacks throughout Israel. It was a very social and

RPRY Students Attend STEM Conference for Women

Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva’s seventh grade girls went to Princeton last week for the Young Women’s Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The conference described the day as aiming to introduce middle school and high school aged girls to female scientists and engineers and the wide breadth of careers

Bruriah Continues to Dominate in Torah Bowl Competition

The Bruriah High School Torah Bowl team beat Kushner and Ilan in the division playoffs and is now advancing to the league championships. Facing off against Ma’ayanot, SKA and Magen David, the team will be tested on p’shat and Rashi questions from the entire sefer Bamidbar. Mazel tov and good luck to all the girls.

RPRY Torah Bowl Team Is Division Champion

Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva’s girls’ Torah Bowl team returned to campus on March 23 as Western Division Champions after an exciting competition. Following an undefeated 14-0 season, the team now heads to the league championships after Pesach. The boys’ Torah Bowl team came in a commendable second place at the championship.

Yeshivat Netivot Students Prepare for Pesach

JEC Welcomes IDF Soldiers

It was a lesson on passion, faith and peoplehood as students in the JEC’s two high schools, Bruriah and the Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy, welcomed 10 English speaking representatives from the IDF last Friday. The group was visiting the United States in a bid to raise awareness of the high moral standards

Three JKHA/RKYHS Students Advance to National Chidon HaTanach Competition

Mazal tov to Jacob Colchamiro, Eli Novick and Liana Maza on advancing to the national Chidon HaTanach competition. After a series of written tests over the last several months, all of the scores were tallied for the students who participated in the exams, including a number of students from JKHA and RKYHS. A special yashar koach to