Wednesday, June 28, 2017


How to Inspire Your Child to Read

From a young age I loved books, but I did not enjoy reading independently. I thought books were magical only when adults read them to me. As I reached adulthood my love for books and my attitude toward reading independently blossomed. I attribute my love for books and of reading to my experiences. Here are some tips I have learned

Migdal Bavel at Yeshivat Noam

Although the builders of Migdal Bavel did not succeed in building a tower that reaches the sky, our 4th grade scientists analyze the structures of the tallest buildings in the world and collaborate to design the tallest marshmallow/spaghetti structure to reach the science lab

Yavneh Academy APP DASH

At Yavneh Academy, great emphasis is placed on both professional development and student empowerment. At a recent in-service for early childhood and lower grade teachers, the educational technology department took the bold step of combining these two beliefs into one by inviting middle school students to provide

Torah at TABC

This fall, Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) launched its new Tzurba D’Rabbanan Program, an opportunity for additional Talmud study open to all Freshmen. Under the guidance of Rabbi Ezra Wiener, Mashgiach Ruchani, participants will be learning Masechet Ketubot, in addition to Masechet

RYNJ Scenes

RPRY Welcomes New Executive Director/COO Yehuda Kohn

The Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva (RPRY) of Edison is pleased to announce that Yehuda Kohn has accepted the position of Executive Director/COO. He began working at the yeshiva at the start of the school year.

Mr. Kohn comes to the yeshiva with extensive experience in the financial world. He has

Chol Hamoed Sukkot and Simchat Torah at BPY

During chol hamoed Sukkot, Ben Porat Yosef students, teachers, and administrators had an opportunity to celebrate Sukkot and Simchat Torah together by eating in the school’s sukkah, dancing together in mock-hakafot, and enjoying a concert in honor of the chag. The children also had special visitors, the

MTA Outdoor Club Takes a Hike

On Chol HaMoed Sukkot the MTA Outdoors Club accompanied Mr. Yosef Gillers and Mr. and Mrs. Murray Sragow on a hike up the Storm King Mountain in Upstate New York. Storm King, which rises over 1300 feet above the Hudson River, affords many 360° views of the surrounding areas, and the mostly clear day allowed the

MTA’s Hatzioni Club Runs Two Successful Sukkot Fundraisers

In the week leading up to Sukkot, Hatzioni, MTA’s Israel Club, kept themselves busy raising money through two different fundraisers. Teaneck Sophmore Reuven Penn organized a raffle to support Friends of the IDF, an organization that provides support to IDF troops, veterans, and families through various types of programming. The grand

The Science of Shmittah at RYNJ

As the new Lower School General Studies Principal at RYNJ, one of my first initiatives has been to continue to strengthen the already special relationship that exists between the General and Judaic Studies programs at the yeshiva. Since this is a shmittah year, RYNJ has a unique opportunity to expose our students to just how much we believe

Moriah’s Early Childhood Students Learn Science and Torah in Their Own Garden

On a brisk October morning, the students of Moriah’s K-3 kindergarten class left their classroom for a hands-on lesson about growing tasty herbs and beautiful flowers in the new Early Childhood garden. They gathered around Early Childhood Director Divsha Tollinsky, who explained why they were going to dig up the

Sukkot Fun at Lubavitch on the Palisades Preschool

Lubavitch on the Palisades preschool students built, decorated, and played in their own class sukkahs.

By Sonya Solomon