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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Schools

Author Jerry Pallotta Visits Yeshivat Noam

Thanks to the Yeshivat Noam Parents Association, Yeshivat Noam hosted Jerry Pallotta, an award winning author of children’s books. The students enjoyed his presentations, book signing and some even had lunch with Pallotta. He is most famous for his alphabet series and his “Who Would Win” series. In addition,

RYNJ Students Study Megillat Esther

As a culminating activity to their in-depth textual study of Megillat Esther, RYNJ fifth grade students were given the opportunity to see a Megilla up close. Students were mesmerized by the multiple hints to upcoming events in Jewish history that were embedded within the text of the Megilla.

TABC Delegation Impresses at Model Congress

TABC’s delegation of fourteen “congressmen” traveled to the Young Israel of Woodmere for the Yeshiva League Model Congress last week. Students had the opportunity to compose and present bills in their selected committees and to debate the pressing issues facing our nation and the global community. Some of the issues

BCHSJS Students Tackle BDS

Last Sunday, over 30 BCHSJS students attended the iCAN Answer Now Teen Conference, which was sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey. BCHSJS students learned important communication skills to enable them to defuse angry conversations replete with unbiased facts, and also how Jewish organizations can help them feel

Yavneh Academy Brings STEAM to The Jewish Home at Rockleigh

Yavneh Academy students teach the residents at The Jewish Home at Rockleigh how to create masks for Purim using 3D technology.

 

Moriah Nursery Learns About Feelings

This week Moriah’s nursery students combined עברית and English curriculums to teach The Moriah School nursery children the following feelings:

Happy-שמח, sad- עצוב, loved-אוהב, angry-כועס and scared-מפחד

Young

Bruriah Hosts Neighboring Benedictine Academy for Tour of Holocaust Museum

In a gesture of friendship, education and understanding, Bruriah High School invited the neighboring Benedictine Academy to spend the afternoon with them last week and tour the 11th grade’s Holocaust Museum.

Forty students from the Catholic high school attended,

RYNJ Students Place Third in International Science Competition

RYNJ students participate in an E2K Virtual Science International Competition. Excellence 2000 (E2K) is an extra curricular enrichment program which focuses on science and math thinking. Schools that have an E2K program were invited to participate in the contest. The competition focused on light and different states of

JEC Grandparents and Special Guests Pack the School

It was a packed house on Friday, March 10, as grandparents and special guests of students in the JEC Lower School’s early childhood department filled the school’s auditorium for the annual Grandparents and Special Guests Day.”

The event, traditionally held around Purim

RKYHS Students Spend Time Learning at Drisha

RKYHS 11th and 12th grade girls Talmud classes had a unique and enriching opportunity to visit the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. Founded in 1979 and located on the Upper West Side of New York City, Drisha was the first Beit Midrash to dedicate itself to advancing women’s biblical and talmudic studies.

Bruriah Students Take to the Ice

Bruriah students visited the Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange this week, to enjoy some Shushan Purim ice skating. Zehava Greenwald, junior high coordinator, who was one of the chaperones on the trip, described the scene. “They were ice skating in costumes with their teachers,” he exclaimed, “and the

RTMA Middle School Leil Iyun Focuses on Pirkei Avot

The lessons of Pirkei Avot came to life on Thursday night as the RTMA Middle School enjoyed a late night Leil Iyun, to which they also welcomed the JEC Lower School’s fifth grade boys class.

The theme of the evening was based upon Pirkei Avot 2:14: