Monday, June 26, 2017


Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County (SSDS) to Build Library Technology & Media Center for Holocaust Studies

Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County (SSDS) has announced the creation of the Ruth and Morris Kotek, z”l, Holocaust & Heritage Research Center, which underwrites Schechter’s current Holocaust programs and will fund the expansion of its Holocaust and Heritage curriculum. The first phase is expected to open in the fall of

Moriah Math Masters

On Thursday, May 2nd,  students  from Moriah took first-place honors in the Math Masters Tournament hosted by Kushner Hebrew Academy in Livingston, NJ. The team—Mark Abramovitz, Yehuda Koslowe, Hillel Koslowe, Eliana Herzog and Ayelet Rubenstein—made Moriah proud as they competed with eight other teams, including YNJ and Kushner, in a team event and an


The Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) Chorus won the 2013 V’ata Banim Shiru Chorus Competition held at Rambam Mesivta in Lawrence, NY on Sunday, April 28. Chorus members include Ari Mandelbaum and C.J. Glicksman of Teaneck, NJ, as well as Devir Kahan, Gabi Rosenthal and Josh Birnbaum of Monsey, NY.

Sounds of Music at SINAI

The high school students at SINAI’s Rabbi Mark & Linda Karasick Shalem High School performed to a packed house on May 7, showcasing The Sound of Music in the Ma’ayanot auditorium. The teens sang, danced, and acted their hearts out in the fifth annual SINAI Schools show. Their excitement and enthusiasm was palpable as the audience laughed at

Ramaz: Cut For A Cause

On May 8th, Yom Yerushalayim, The Ramaz School, in conjunction with the Moscow [hair styling] Salon in Manhattan, hosted a day of giving. For two hours, the salon closed its doors to paying customers and opened its doors exclusively to Ramaz students, faculty and friends who were donating their hair to the non-profit organization Zichron Menachem,

Lubavitch on Palisades Cookbook is Here! Release Party a Huge Success

Tenafly—Did you ever put your heart and soul into a lengthy project that by the time it was finally completed you were just so relieved? (Perhaps your yearlong college thesis comes to mind…) Well, that was NOT the feeling at 11 Harold Street in Tenafly last Monday evening. In fact it was quite the opposite. The excitement was palpable.

This labor of love, a

Yeshivat Noam: Novel Financial Grant Facilitates Middle School Enrichment Program

Yeshivat Noam has always taken pride in its mission to educate each child according to his or her needs and, where necessary, provide extra support or enrichment. Now, thanks to a generous grant from YN parents Becky and Avi Katz, Middle School faculty members receive training in order to provide the highest quality individualized enrichment.

According to Dr.

State Senator Gordon Visits RYNJ

Last week, Senator Robert M. Gordon (D-District 38) visited the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey. Senator Gordon, whose district includes the townships of Bergenfield, Fair Lawn, New Milford and River Edge—where over 45% of RYNJ students reside—told seventh grade students about his role in government, the process by which a bill becomes a law in the state

An Unconventional Dvar Torah at The Frisch School

On Sunday April 21 The Frisch School was honored to have Mayor Corey Booker as the featured speaker at the school’s Fourth Annual Sports breakfast. More than 400 members of The Frisch School community came together to show their pride in all of the school’s players and coaches, as well as their gratitude for the dedication and support of the parent body. Mayor

Daglanut by BPY

Yeshiva Ben Porat Yosef students perform daglanut (flag formations) at the Yom Ha’atzmaut chagiga (festival) program that took place at the school on Tuesday, April 16th.  Each grade presented its own unique formations, which were performed for the more than 600 people who attended the Israeli-style dinner.

Making A Match: New Ways in a New World

Zivugzone is a new online dating site geared 100% to observant singles. Founded by Moshe Coan, the site launched last fall and in six short months over 3,500 singles have registered—and four couples got engaged. Moshe, a licensed marriage and relationship therapist, has always had an interest in the dynamics of compatibility in relationships. In fact, research shows

Yavneh Academy Bake Sale a Huge Success!

Yavneh Academy’s third annual Early Childhood Bake Sale took place this past week. The students raised $562.50 for i-Shine of Teaneck, a Chai Lifeline program which provides homework assistance and recreational activities for children who are dealing with a loss or illness at home. Students from every grade of the school visited the bake sale tables during their