Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Yeshivat Noam: Teaching History in Middle School

Yeshivat Noam commemorated the 13th anniversary of 9/11 with two very meaningful programs. In the morning, 5th through 8th graders gathered in the Middle School gym to learn about the events of that fateful day. Additionally, they were honored to hear from David Gluck, brother-in-law of 8th grade science teacher Mrs. Barbara Seghal. Mr. Gluck, who worked on

Yavneh Cuts the Ribbon: The Next Generation

Paramus–“The new 8th grade wing may look amazing, but that is not why it was built. Like the Beit Hamikdash it was built for what goes on inside,” said 8th grade student council president Jonno Rosen of Teaneck. While the new middle-school wing is the first expansion in 25 years, it is only the first in a series of phased

RYNJ Preschool Features Renowned Child Psychologist

Picture this scenario: You’re about to walk into the wedding of a distant cousin and you do not know anyone. You’re a little anxious…who will you talk with at the smorgasbord? Will you try to stand in close proximity to your bubbly great aunt from Tel Aviv and hope that she will come bouncing over? Or will you be bold and start speaking with

MTA Freshman Hike is a Soaring Success

On Wednesday, September 10th, the entire freshman class–MTA’s Class of 2018–went on a hike in Norvin Green State Forest to help kick off the school year. The students were thrilled to spend time together on the inaugural trip, and to become better-acquainted with their classmates, who hail from across North America. The boys trekked for

Going Bananas for Science

Yeshivat Noam 4th grade scientists are using the scientific method to learn about the process of oxidation. They are hoping to discover methods to prevent their Rosh Hashana apples from oxidizing on their Yom Tov table this year!

YU Kollel Yom Rishon Adult Education Program

New York–Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (www.yu.edu/cjf) has launched its annual Kollel Yom Rishon continuing adult education programming with lectures from Rabbi Meir Goldwicht, Joel and Maria Finkle Visiting Israeli Rosh Yeshiva at YU-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), and Mrs. Chaya Batya Neugrochl, head of school at

MTA Class of ’18 Has a Blockbuster First Day

On September 2nd, the MTA Class of 2018 entered Zysman Hall on Amsterdam Avenue, as they began their first year at Yeshiva University High School for Boys. Hailing from the greater tri-state area–as well as a number of other states, and Canada–the boys were thrilled to join a century-long legacy of excellence in Limudei Kodesh and general



Heichal Hatorah Opens to Younger Generation

In their first year, Heichal Hatorah ran a number of programs for the broader Bergenfield/Teaneck community, including: Benny Friedman concert, Purim chagigah, men’s chaburah, and lectures/shiurim given by Rav Schachter and Rabbi Wein.

Heichal Hatorah is now opening up its vibrant Beis Midrash to its junior high school

Teachers Teaching Teachers: Professional Development at Ma’ayanot

Over the course of the last few years, Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls has developed a sophisticated professional development program that has significantly changed the culture of the school. Historically, professional development meant “experts” were brought in at specific times of the year to lecture to the faculty. Some were excellent, some