On Thursday, March 16, Ma’ayanot dedicated a full day of learning and reflection to honor the legacy of Holocaust survivor, author, scholar and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who passed away on July 2, 2016 at the age of 87.
The day began with a video
Last Thursday evening, the Kushner JV girls’ soccer team beat North Shore 2-1. With the help of their coaches, JJ Davidson and Abdoulaye Sangare, the girls were able to use their skills and keep a positive mindset throughout the game. They exhibited good sportsmanship and camaraderie and are looking forward to a great
On Purim Day, over 250 parents, grandparents and children packed Yeshivat He’Atid’s cafeteria for the school’s first-ever family kriyat haMegilla. Following shacharit, the crowd was treated to an entertaining impression-laden reading, courtesy of Gershon Distenfeld. In a year of many
Yavneh eighth graders read the Megilla at the Yavneh annual Purim chagigah on Sunday morning. Earlier in the week, two of the eighth graders visited the early childhood classes with Rabbi Ross, their laining coach and the middle school assistant principal. The children were able to see the letters of the Megilla
Students at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies participated in a Purim celebration this past Sunday. After shortened classes, students marked Purim with a carnival, costume contest, megillah reading, music and—most of all—great food! The carnival and food were courtesy of NCSY. Pizza and
The Moriah early childhood students made mishloach manot for the Friendship Circle, the new Mendel Balk Yachad Adult Community Center, and for residents at Care One. A few students personally delivered the mishloach manot to the residents at Care One and brought with them some Purim spirit.
Children at Teaneck Chabad Preschool learned about Purim and the megilla. They compared and contrasted a sefer Torah and a megilla. The lesson became a full body experience as they discussed the way each one is rolled. Morah Leah wrapped two children in a shawl and placed them on either side of another shawl and
The children of the Leah Sokoloff Nursery School of Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn celebrated Shushan Purim with a school wide hands-on-fun carnival. They enjoyed a puppet show, crafts, make your own sundaes, fun games and more.