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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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Avoid the Summer Slide with Mathnasium’s Summer Math Program

Summer learning loss is a phenomenon parents and educators have long acknowledged as a significant setback to academic achievement. Math proficiency is particularly susceptible to the summer learning slide. Most students lose 2 to 2 1/2 months of the math computational skills that they learned during the school year.

Giving It Away (But a Form Is Required)

For most of us, accumulating financial assets isn’t an end in itself. Rather, we accumulate assets as a means to realize other material benefits. In the present, accumulating financial assets may give us a greater sense of financial security; we don’t have to worry about paying for an auto repair, unexpected medical bill, or home

Saying Mazal Tov in Sign Language

Gathering at the entranceway to Beit Knesset Hanassi in the Rechavia neighborhood of Jerusalem, 18 deaf and profoundly hearing-impaired children and their families anxiously awaited the day’s event – their bar and bat mitzvah celebration. The program, co-sponsored by the International Young Israel

LinkedIn Profile Is More Important Than Resume

Do I shock you with this declaration? Think again. Your resume is typically being sent to individuals, to recruiters, or as a job application, which has limited exposure. Yet your LinkedIn profile is open to literally the entire world around the clock. Moreover, as I understand it, LinkedIn is now considered the choice tool by recruiters

Can We Play Digitally?

We live in an era where we can do almost anything digitally. Our children have gained a great deal from access to this information highway. Even our toddlers and preschoolers are using iPad, iPhone, and other digital devices. However, many experts are questioning the wisdom of utilizing this media for such young children. Physicians have

Stay Tuned For… The Nespresso Boutique at Mocha Bleu

A taste of Madison Avenue is coming to Teaneck! Mocha Bleu has partnered with worldwide coffee sensation Nespresso and will be offering the latest and greatest high-end coffee with a new Aguila machine, and all the accoutrements of a Nespresso cafe and lounge.

The new cafe will

OHEL Gears Up for OXC: An Xtremely Unique Event on June 7

Nearly 200 participants from the Five Boroughs, the Five Towns and New Jersey are training hard to run, climb, jump, crawl, and muscle their way through this year’s first-ever OXC –OHEL’s Xtreme Challenge 5-mile or 1.5-mile course at Camp Kaylie. The course has been custom built to allow all participants to push their bodies

SHAVUOT LEARNING

TIKUN LEIL SHAVUOT – MOTZEI SHABBAT MAY 23

Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls

is pleased to invite community women to a Tikkun Leil Shavuot In memory of Moreinu Harav Lichtenstein zt”l Program will be presented at Congregation Rinat Yisrael 389 W Englewood Avenue Refreshments will be served

11:45 PM -12:30AM – Mrs.

As Sephardim Embrace Genetic Testing, Dor Yeshorim Stands Ready

Harav Yitzchak Yosef, Rishon L’Tzion of Israel, has recently announced that he urges all young Sephardim to go for genetic testing before finalizing their shidduchim with a vort. In his discourse, Harav Yosef referred to a former colleague from his yeshiva days, who “till this very day suffers the consequences of not having

Shavuot 1915: The Expulsion of Jews From Lithuania and Courland, One Century Later

It was a time of trial and tribulation for World Jewry. Shavuot 1915 was one of the largest single expulsions of Jews since the Roman era. Over 200,000 Jews in Lithuania and Courland would be abruptly forced from their homes into dire circumstances.

With the advance of the German army on the eastern

You’re Asking Me? Shavuot Edition

Welcome back to “You’re Asking Me?” where we attempt to answer questions sent in by people who fortunately have fake names, so they won’t be embarrassed. I don’t know how they got through school, though.

Dear Mordechai,

My

Frisch Lag B’Omer Program in Memory of Alisa Flatow, z”l, Features Charlie Harary

Paramus—To commemorate the twen­­tieth yahrzeit of Frisch alumna Alisa Flatow z”l, The Frisch School held a memorial lecture on Thursday, May 7 featuring renowned speaker Charlie Harary. More than 600 students and faculty—as well as members of Flatow’s family and many of her classmates—were in