Wednesday, August 23, 2017


Rutgers Students Recognized For Excellence in Jewish Studies

New Brunswick/Piscataway—On May 6, Rutgers students were recognized for their academic achievements in Jewish Studies. Grants were also given both to undergraduate and graduate students for study in Israel, and for a special research project. In addition, the event celebrated the graduating seniors in the department this year, as well as the graduation of

Sophie Knapp to Perform Off-Broadway in A Little Princess

Sophie Knapp, a kindergartner at RYNJ, will be performing in the extended Off-Broadway run of A Little Princess, a new musical straight from London. Performances will be held June 4-15 at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, located at 480 West 42nd Street, New York City.

Based on the beloved novel by Frances

Hearts and Hoops at Yavneh Academy

Yavneh Academy students celebrated Lag B’Omer in school while learning an impor­tant lesson in chesed. Lag B’Omer is tradition­ally a festive day on which children engage in outdoor activities or sports. But it is also a day when we celebrate the importance of “Love your neighbor as yourself.” On this day, we com­memorate the importance of

Yeshivat Noam First and Second Graders Visit Green Meadows Farm

Yeshivat Noam Color Me Fun

Blue. Pink. Purple. Green. Bursts of color were everywhere on the Paramus campus of Yeshivat Noam on Monday, May 26 for the Inaugural Color Me Fun-two mile family fit­ness experience. Over 1,100 people participat­ed and enjoyed getting splattered with color. Over 50 volunteers, including several alum­ni, assisted as

Learning from the Experts

Elizabeth, NJ—Following the success of last year’s inaugural program, students at the Jewish Educational Center of Elizabeth’s Yeshiva Elementary and Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy (RTMA) divisions were treated to another round of financial literacy training by the renowned multinational financial organization PricewaterhouseCoopers. The

Jewish Pride and Unity in the Streets of Tenafly

Over 500 men, women and children of the LPS Elementary School and community of Lubavitch on the Palisades along with the Tenafly Police Department, Tenafly Fire Department, and Mayor and Council marched together with Jewish pride and unity in the streets of Tenafly celebrating Lag Ba’omer. There were rides, BBQ, bonfire, live music, entertainment for

Moriah Students Just Wonderful

Students from The Moriah School  who collected tzedakah for it, bought and donated a Wonder Wagon to the Children’s Hospital at Hackensack Hospital.

Lag B’Omer at Ahavat Achim

The Gita Cooperwasser Youth Program (a”h) at Congregation Ahavat Achim in Fair Lawn, NJ, joined with Cub Scout Pack 613—the only Orthodox Cub Scout Pack in Bergen County—to celebrate Lag B’Omer with a bonfire, ‘smores, crafts, and sports.

Yavneh Third Grade Winners at SITE Fair

Aiden Barr and Jeremy Knopf, fi rst place winners for the Insulated Challah cover.

JEC Parading on Lag B’Omer

On Sunday, May 18 at the Jewish Educational Center Yeshiva of Elizabeth’s annual Lag B’Omer Parade at Nomahegan Park in Cranford, New Jersey, JEC schoolchildren are all lined up at the starting line. Close to 500 attended this second annual event with all proceeds going to the yeshiva’s PTA to help develop new programming. (Photo by Dr. Harris

RYNJ 4th Grade Girls Wow Holocaust Survivors

On May 15, the amazing fourth grade girls of Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey went to Care One of Teaneck. They were there to entertain the Café Europa Holocaust survivors at a special luncheon sponsored by the Jewish Family Service of Bergen and North Hudson. Under the musical direction of Mrs. Harriet Zitter (aka Morah Hadassa), more than 50 young