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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Schools

MTA Excels at Model Congress

Twelve Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) students left for Model Congress on Tuesday and, incredibly, nine returned with awards. The successful day started off with a keynote speech by a New York congressman, Bruce Blakeman. He presented to all the “representatives” on the topic of encouraging the future generation

Heichal HaTorah Celebrates Purim

The month of Adar was an inspiring and joyful one at Heichal HaTorah. As a reward for all of their hard work, students were treated to an exhilarating trip to Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark, followed by all-night learning, a kumzitz and barbecue at the yeshiva. On Purim night, more than 600 people

Torah Lishma Continues at Yeshivat He’Atid

Yeshivat He’Atid’s parent-child learning program is still going strong. This past Sunday, over 40 participants came to school for tefillah, breakfast and Torah learning. V’shinantam Sundays are one way in which Yeshivat He’Atid has been promoting Torah lishma and has been partnering with families

Pesach Preparations Begin at LPS

Pesach preparations were in full swing at LPS. Children acted out the story of how the Jews left Egypt, practiced the Ma Nishtana, prepared Haggadahs and Seder plates and even learned how to clean for the holiday.

 

Rav Amar Shares Words of Torah With MTA Talmidim

On Tuesday, Rabbi Tanchum Cohen’s Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) BMK shiur had the great privilege of hearing Harav Shlomo Amar give a shiur klali to the entire Yeshiva University Mazer Yeshiva Program. Rav Amar served as Israeli Sephardic chief rabbi from 2003-2013 and he currently serves as Sephardic chief rabbi

Yeshivat Noam Early Childhood Students Experience Model Matzah Bakery

Moriah Sixth Graders Celebrate at Bat Mitzvah Dinner

It was a lively and heartfelt evening as the sixth grade girls celebrated together on the occasion of reaching gil mitzvot. The auditorium was set up with bright colors and filled with the smiling faces of students, parents, teachers and principals. As everyone dined on a delicious dinner, divrei bracha were delivered to

RKYHS’s Rabbi Richard Kirsch Is Honored at 2017 AIPAC Policy Conference

Rabbi Richard Kirsch, Kushner faculty member and adviser to the school’s AIPAC group, received the Early Engagement Exemplar award at the annual AIPAC Policy Conference, held earlier this week in Washington, DC.

At Sunday’s AIPAC on Campus session,

JEC Enjoys a Milestone to Remember

One of the greatest milestones in a child’s life is when they receive their first chumash and students in the JEC lower school’s first grade celebrated their Chagigat HaChumash with great fanfare and excitement this week.

“The children were all so

RTMA Alumni Benefit From Bein HaZmanim Yeshiva

The Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy welcomed back a minyan of alumni this week for its Alumni Bein HaZmanim Yeshiva. The program runs for two weeks, until erev Pesach, and begins with Shacharit and breakfast every morning together with the students and rebbeim of RTMA. A rotating roster of rebbeim deliver a

Sunflower Class at Iris Berman Early Childhood Center Explores Maror

The three year olds at IBECC learned about the different kinds of maror that people use. Some people use the “bitter and spicy” maror—the horseradish root. Students passed it around and the children noticed that they did not like the smell at all. It was easy to see why. Pharaoh made the lives of

JKHA Middle School Boys Torah Bowl Team Wins Division Championship

The JKHA boys middle school Torah Bowl team brought home the win when they competed in the Torah Bowl playoffs, which took place at the Jewish Educational Center in Elizabeth. The boys team came into the playoffs with a first place ranking and faced off against RPRY for the division championship. In two hard fought battles, the