Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Students and Rebbeim Pack TABC Beit Midrash for Tikkun Leil Shavuot

TABC’s beit midrash was filled to capacity on Shavuot night, with overflow into other rooms to accommodate the crowd of 175 people who came to learn. TABC rebbeim were on hand to give shiurim and to learn with their students in the beit midrash. Many of the boys who do not live in the Teaneck/Bergenfield area stayed with friends for the

Congressman Albio Sires Visits RTMA Middle School

Congressman Albio Sires of the Eighth Congressional District of New Jersey, brought to the JEC by Miles Ehrenkranz, visited with fifth through eighth graders last week as a special surprise enhancement to their civics curriculum. Students learned first-hand what it was like to rise through the ranks of public

Mindfulness and Jewish Montessori

In a world that is constantly moving, how can children practice mindfulness—the ability to be aware of our actions and be present in the moment? In a Jewish Montessori environment, mindfulness is weaved into every aspect of the classroom, from the meticulously arranged lesson trays and classroom tools

JEC Makes Math Fun and Relevant

p style="text-align: justify;">In a world where oftentimes math class seems boring or irrelevant to everyday life, faculty at the Jewish Educational Center go the extra mile to innovate and embrace a philosophy of making mathematics enjoyable, interactive and relevant to students.

This week,

Ma’ayanot Seniors Celebrate Bat Mitzvah of Jewish Home Seniors

On Wednesday, May 17, Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls threw a bat mitzvah for the ages. The bnot mitzvah were two residents of the Jewish Home at Rockleigh, Ruth Weiss and Mitzi Krampf, who were celebrating their bat mitzvahs for the very first time. The bash was initiated by Michal Rosenfeld,

Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies Graduates 2017 Class

The Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies (BCHSJS) recently held its annual graduation at Temple Emanuel of North Jersey in Franklin Lakes. This year’s 12 graduates are Jessica Baer, Camryn Bolkin, Steven Grossman, Eden Hirsch, Melissa Knopf, Benjamin Kosiborod, Benjamin London, Bennett Rosner, Daniel Siefken, David Stack,

RYNJ Eighth Grade Boys Delve Into Holocaust Study

“How did the Jewish fighters of the Warsaw ghetto last for almost an entire month?;” “Did anyone ever try to kill Hitler?;” “Can you imagine—this man lived through the war hidden in a fake casket, buried in the cemetery?!” These questions and comments were some which could be heard inside the RYNJ eighth

Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter Visits RYNJ

In honor of Yom Yerushalayim RYNJ middle school students had the great privilege of hearing from Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter. Rabbi Schacter dramatically shared the inspiring story of the capture of the old city and the miracles of the Six-Day War. He told the students about his trip to the Kotel 10 days after the war and

Yavneh Academy Hosts Ron Heller American History Contest

Yavneh Academy yearly hosts the Ron Heller contest for the seventh and eighth grades. The contest is in memory of Ron Heller, who loved history and who died of cancer. It was started by his wife, Joyce Heller, and his daughters, who are Yavneh graduates. Yavneh Academy students proudly study the history unit to keep Mr.

Yeshivat Noam Debate Team Wins First Place

Congratulations to the Yeshivat Noam debate team on their recent first place win against Kushner, Yavneh and Yeshiva of Central Queens. Students debated whether the United States should adopt a universal health care policy. Special congratulations to individual winners Talia Halstuch and Gabriella Gotesman on winning second place

Ben Porat Yosef Holds ‘Chesed Fair’

On Sunday, May 21, BPY families participated in a pre-Shavuot morning of chesed. They decorated gleaning bags that will be used by Leket Israel volunteers in Israel, packed birthday bags for children living in homeless shelters and created “tzedakah bags” that they will use to collect food for

TABC Alumni Gather for Lunch and Learn in Manhattan

TABC is proud to offer several lunch and learns for alumni throughout the year. Hosted by various alumni, these are a chance for TABC graduates to get together to socialize, network and learn from the yeshiva’s distinguished rebbeim. Last week, alumni gathered for a midtown Manhattan lunch and learn with Head of School Rabbi