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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Schools

TABC’s Pre-Purim Shabbaton Brings Students Together

Over 100 of TABC’s talmidim participated in a pre-Purim shabbaton in Teaneck last Shabbat. On Friday night, a meaningful, united davening at the yeshiva was followed by a seudah with many of the rebbeim and their families in attendance. After dinner, the beit midrash was abuzz with the sounds of students engaged in

RTMA Achieves Success at Yeshiva League Model Congress

In its first time participating in the inter-school competition, the Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy sent student delegates to the 28th annual Yeshiva League Model Congress.

Hosted by HAFTR in a makeshift Capitol Hill, the Young Israel of Woodmere, the purpose of the competition was

RKYHS Students Learn About True Acts of Heroism

RKYHS students heard from Pastor Chris Edmonds, who shared his father’s inspiring story of bravery and heroism. In January, 1945, Pastor Edmonds father, Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds, was the senior officer among thousands of captured US troops that had been captured after the Battle of the Bulge. Master Sergeant Edmonds was asked

RKYHS Tanach Classes Engage With Chumash Material in a Creative Way

The Tanach department recently initiated a brand new project-based learning workshop. Through this “PBL” project, created and spearheaded by Rabbi David Schlusselberg and Mrs. Ronit Goldberg, the students will be conducting a trial where Yosef ’s brothers are tried for their actions against him.

Purim-Themed Color War Takes Over Yeshivat Noam

While celebrating Dr. Seuss’s Birthday and welcoming in the month of Adar, Yeshivat Noam elementary students enjoyed Color War. The students were divided into four teams with themes from Dr. Seuss and Purim. Each team represented one of the four mitzvot of Purim and a special fish: One Fish/Mishloach

RYNJ First Graders Receive Their Chumashim

Two very special evenings took place in the RYNJ gym last week. First grade students received their Chumashim. What an amazing job everyone did to make these beautiful performances happen. More than 120 children were onstage to entertain family and friends with songs and hand motions.

TABC Shares the Simcha With He’Atid

Rosh Chodesh Adar brought with it a beautiful show of simcha and achdut, courtesy of the Torah Academy of Bergen County. At approximately 10 after two, I was finishing up teaching a fifth grade parsha class at Yeshivat He’Atid when the unmistakable sound of high school boys singing and dancing (or is it

Moriah Breaks Out Color War 2017-5777

The Moriah School middle schoolers just completed one of the most memorable and exciting color wars in Moriah history. The theme was יחיד versus רבים, with a two-day jam-packed schedule of creative and fun activities. Color war provides an opportunity for every individual student to shine while

LPS Marks the 100th Day of School

LPS students participated in many interesting activities to celebrate the 100th day of school. Children used black cut outs of number one and two zeros. The children used the numbers to create interesting works of art that were compiled into books that they brought home. Children also created a museum in which

MTA Honors College Is Fascinated by Einstein Epidemiologist

On Thursday, February 23, Yeshiva University High School for Boys’ (MTA) Honors College was privileged to hear a presentation from Dr. H. Dean Hosgood Ph.D., M.P.H., a noted professor at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, on the topic of epidemiology. Dr. Hosgood introduced students to the field of epidemiology in general,

BPY First Graders Receive Their First Siddurim

Ben Porat Yosef kitah aleph students welcomed a packed auditorium of family and friends on Sunday, February 26, to celebrate their Mesibat HaSiddur. The students not only sang, danced and did sign language, but they also re-enacted three stories about tefillah. Those stories included the story of Choni Hameagel

Yavneh Celebrates Rosh Chodesh Adar

Students at Yavneh Academy ushered in Rosh Chodesh Adar with grade-wide chagigot filled with music, dancing and ruach, a silent DJ for middle school and crazy kova day.