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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Schools

Leah Sokoloff Nursery School Welcomes a Special Guest

The children of the Leah Sokoloff Nursery School of Shomrei Torah greeted Fair Lawn Mayor John Cosgrove and Rabbi Benjamin Yudin during their morning arrival time. Mayor Cosgrove is a familiar face at Shomrei Torah and he attends many shul functions throughout the year.

 

TABC Participates in UN Anti-BDS Conference

On Wednesday, 24 TABC juniors and seniors participated in the Anti-BDS Conference at the UN. This full day program, spearheaded by Israel’s Ambassador Danny Danon and the Israel Mission to the UN, brought together 3,200 high school students and educators in a stimulating and inspiring program of speakers and presentations.

BPY Drama Club Performs ‘Peter Pan’ in Annual Performance

On Sunday, March 26, the Ben Porat Yosef drama club put on two performances (in the morning and afternoon) of the dramatic production “Peter Pan,” under the direction of Rebecca Lopkin, founder and artistic director of Envision Theater. The actors/students delighted both sold-out crowds and received

RYNJ Sends Love and Treats to Brothers and Sisters in Israel

RYNJ students in second and fourth grade recently participated in a beautiful letter writing campaign to Israeli soldiers. The students wrote heartfelt notes to soldiers who were stationed all across Israel on Purim day, with messages of thanks and achdut. They decorated them with colorful pictures and gold heart

Ma’ayanot Attends AIPAC

Ma’ayanot sent a delegation of 12 students to participate in the AIPAC Policy Convention, held in Washington, DC on March 26-28, accompanied by Yael Weil and Enid Goldberg. Students had the opportunity to lobby the staffers of New Jersey senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, and to meet with newly-elected congressman

Yetziat Mitzrayim Comes to Breuers in Washington Heights

Yavneh Students Visit Ellis Island

As a culmination to their unit of study about immigration, Yavneh Academy students visited Ellis Island and experienced what it felt like to come to this country as an immigrant.

 

Ben Porat Yosef First Grade Visits Tenafly Nature Center

BPY first grade students enjoyed an educational trip last Tuesday, to the Tenafly Nature Center. In the morning, students participated in workshops about insects and pond ecology and, when the weather cleared, they went outside to continue learning about these topics in the natural environment. The trip concluded with an

Yeshivat Noam Fourth Graders Perform in All-Hebrew Production

Yeshivat Noam fourth graders performed their fifth all Hebrew production this year. The fourth graders performed a play in Hebrew titled “התבלין החסר של שבת, The Missing Spice of Shabbat.” The students were directed by the amazing shlichot, Morot Ofek and Sapir. The students spent many of their lunch

Sy Syms Professor Dr. Jesse Itzkowitz Talks Branding With MTA Students

During lunch this past Wednesday, Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) students had the opportunity to hear from Dr. Jesse Itzkowitz, assistant professor of marketing at the Sy Syms School of Business, who fascinated them with his presentation on the power of branding. Dr. Itzkowitz, who is now in his seventh year at YU,

Solomon Schechter Day School Students Garner National Documentary Awards

Ilan Barnea and Samuel Modlinger, seventh graders at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County, earned an honorable mention in C-SPAN’s national 2017 StudentCam documentary competition for their video, “Terrorism: Civil Liberties and Security in a Changing World.” Both boys were among the 97 students nationally who

Yeshivat He’Atid Presents the Third Grade Arcade

In the spirit of true project-based learning, third graders at Yeshivat He’Atid put their learning into action to solve a real world problem and presented their work to an authentic audience. The topics were simple machines and pop-art, the problem was what to do during indoor recess and the authentic