Wednesday, June 28, 2017


BCHSJS Students Win Contest

Each week, when the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies (BCHSJS) students entered the school they viewed a poster with a positive image of Israel. And each Sunday afternoon the school posted questions about the poster which required some research. Three weekly winners were selected from the correctly submitted answers. Each

Moriah Middle Schoolers Finish Sefer HaMitzvot

One simple request turned into a special learning program for Moriah middle school, spanning the last 13 years. Akiva Fuchs (‘04) was just looking for a little extra learning experience leading up to his bar mitzvah. So he approached his rebbe, Rabbi Eisenberger (affectionately known as “Rabbi E”) with the idea to

Ben Porat Yosef Visits Farmstead Estates

BPY nursery students had great fun on Thursday, June 8, making friends with the animals at Farmstead Estates. They had the opportunity to get up close and pet and feed animals during their visit.


RYNJ Hosts Space Place

This past week, over 160 RYNJ kids spaced out—in a good way. Class 5B3 created an interactive space museum at RYNJ, and hosted classes from kindergarten, third grade and fifth grade. At RYNJ Space Place, there were 18 hands-on, educational games and activities, such as a build-your-own-rocket station, a Mars

Hundreds Celebrate Incredible Year of Torah at MTA

On Thursday night, the Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) talmidim convened in Yeshiva University’s Furst Hall for its annual Seudat Preidah, celebrating the conclusion of a year of incredible Torah learning and over 100 siyumim! The talmidim were joined by parents, faculty, numerous YU roshei yeshiva

TABC Seniors Enjoy Last Hurrah in Orlando

TABC’s senior trip to Florida was a wonderful last outing together for the grade. They visited Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, enjoyed seeing Blue Man Group and went jet skiing, water skiing and water tubing at Lake Bryan. The trip continued at Sea World, followed by miniature golf at Pirate’s

Chana Stiefel Reads New Book to Students

Thank you to Yeshivat Noam parent and author, Chana Stiefel, for visiting Buds classes to read her debut picture book, “Daddy Depot.” The students loved the book and enjoyed hearing from the storyteller!


LPS Holds First-Ever Spelling Bee

“Tali! Tali!” could be heard on the streets of Tenafly last Friday in an attempt to drown out the equally raucous shouts of “Isaac! Isaac!” being screamed by the other half of the Lubavitch on the Palisades School.

A week of preparation, anticipation, and competition culminated in a

Ma’ayanot Wins YU’s Bronka Weintraub High School Bekiut Competition

For the second year in a row, Ma’ayanot students won top prizes in Yeshiva University’s Bronka Weintraub High School Bekiut Competition. This year, seniors Sara Schapiro placed first and Rachel Koolyk and Neti Linzer tied for third place. They learned a daf a week of Moed Katan. Lily Polonetsky (‘18, not shown) placed fourth

Yeshivat He’Atid’s FunRun Raises Thousands

This past Sunday, hundreds of Yeshivat He’Atid students and families flocked to the Frisch School track for a fun (and hot!) morning of exercise, achdut and chesed. Everyone involved came together for Yeshivat He’Atid’s annual FunRun—a fundraiser for the school’s scholarship fund. The

Future He’Atid Artists Draw Inspiration From MOMA

Kindergarteners at Yeshivat He’Atid had an amazing experience this week—they took a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art! All year, the students had the work of famous artists integrated into their learning, and finally they saw up close what they had previously only seen in pictures. Each class

BPY Fourth Graders Visit ‘Lady’ Liberty and Ellis Island

Ben Porat Yosef fourth grade students had an interesting and educational experience on their trip to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on Monday, June 5, following their in-class study of immigration. Students visited some meaningful and memorable exhibits, including a collection of passports from dozens of different