Wednesday, June 28, 2017


MTA Choir Performs at New York City Hall

Just before Shavuot, the Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) Choir, also known as the YerushaLions, performed at New York City Hall as part of the Jewish Heritage Month Celebration. They performed both the classic “Yerushalayim Shel Zahav” by Naomi Shemer and the ever-popular “Hashem Melech” by Gad Elbaz. The

Author Chana Stiefel Visits Yeshivat He’Atid

Yeshivat He’atid was fortunate to be the first school to read Chana Stiefel’s new book “Daddy Depot.” Chana came to our kindergarten and first grade classes to read the book to our students. The children and morot loved the book and were so grateful to have her at our school!

RTMA Seniors Visit Orlando for ‘Trip of a Lifetime’

The Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy takes its motto, “Above the Code,” very seriously and applies it to every aspect of the RTMA experience. After four years of hard work, the graduating senior class traveled together to Orlando, Florida for three sun-filled days of camaraderie and adventure, which

BCHSJS Students Win Awards for Writing Essays

Students from the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies who are in the Jewish Volunteer Corp, in which they learn about the elderly and have visited with residents of The Daughters of Miriam throughout this school year, also participated in The Better Together Writing Contest, which is generously supported by a prominent

BPY Fifth Grade Visits Greenkill Outdoor Education Center

Ben Porat Yosef fifth grade students enjoyed a trip to the Greenkill Outdoor Education Center on Monday and Tuesday, May 22, and 23. They learned about water ecology, and participated in many community-building activities, such as climbing the giant ladder—where students had to work together for all to make it

Yavneh Seventh Grade Presents Human Body Expo

The Yavneh Academy seventh graders built a Human Body Expo—interactive models of two body systems out of recycled materials. They presented the models to early childhood students who have been learning about the body systems. The early childhood students enjoyed their tours through the expo.

Speaking Hebrew Is Fun in Yeshivat Noam’s Early Childhood Classes

Moriah Kindergarteners Learn about Vincent Van Gogh

Moriah kindergarten students enjoyed learning about the artist Vincent Van Gogh. Through an in depth discussion they learned about his life. They looked at many of his drawings and paintings and noticed that he often used the color yellow in his work. They also noticed that he painted people and nature,

Bruriah Welcomes IDF Veteran Danny Kahane on Yom Yerushalayim

Yom Yerushalayim at Bruriah was a day filled with celebration, education and interactive experiences. Perhaps most impactful was the powerful keynote by JEC supporter and board member Danny Kahane, who fought as a member of the IDF during the 1967 Six-Day War.

MTA’s Wrubel BMK Talmidim Complete the Ohel Xtreme Challenge

Before Shavuot, talmidim of the Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) Wrubel BMK, along with several talmidim from other shiurim, traveled to Camp Kaylie to run the OXC—Ohel Xtreme Challenge. Joined by Rabbi Tanchum Cohen and his children, the boys had a great time running, jumping and climbing their way through the five

RKYHS Seniors Participate in Senior Sessions

Seniors at RKYHS have been participating in senior sessions, a participatory, carefully crafted, educational experience that is an ideal capstone high school experience. From engaging presentations and conversations, members of the Class of 2017 appreciate their last opportunity to value the best aspects of an engaged

Bruriah Students Are ‘a Cut Above’ With Group Donation to Zichron Menachem

When it comes to chesed, Bruriah students are proving once again that they are quite literally “a cut above.”

This Monday, Bruriah held its second annual hair-cutting for Zichron Menachem, a Jerusalem-based charity that supports children grappling with cancer and their