Thursday, November 21, 2019


Why We Dashed for Dignity: A Day to Remember

Why did we get involved in Yad Leah?

Our involvement in Yad Leah started with our neighbor, Jessica Katz. We always see how much effort she puts into the organization and we wanted to be part of something bigger than ourselves. We have been taught by our parents and our yeshiva

BPY Has Eighth Grade Shabbaton in Teaneck

All for One and One for All was the theme of BPY’s eighth grade shabbaton.. The students spent a beautiful Shabbat in Teaneck. It was a special opportunity to celebrate Shabbat together, bonding as a class and connecting with their teachers. Throughout Shabbat, there were a variety of interactive and engaging activities focused

Frisch Holds Annual Open House

Yeshivat Frisch was delighted to welcome prospective students and their families to its annual Open House on November 10. The day was an opportunity to present Frisch’s unique vision for yeshiva high school education, centered on religious growth framed by a spirit of inquiry, a community of kindness and student passion.

Moriah Votes on Election Day

Moriah nursery students got into the spirit of Election Day full force! They reviewed the candidates by name, discussed their good points and their not-so good points, and even tried swaying each others’ opinions about those in the race. Of course, the election was for their favorite every-day snack! And the candidates

Friendship Circle and Yavneh Academy Are Better Together

Over 30 Yavneh Academy middle school student volunteers enjoyed a wonderful day with friends from Friendship Circle as Yavneh Academy hosted a mini-camp on November 7. The day began with greetings, crafts and davening. The group then headed out to Extreme Energy for a morning of bouncing activities. Upon returning

Naaleh Students Are All Smiles at Inaugural Big Sister/Little Sister Kickoff

Last week, Naaleh freshmen were paired up with sophomore big sisters to help them navigate their high school adjustment and to promote the tight-knit warmth that has become a trademark of the Naaleh experience. With just a picture of their big sister’s shoes in hand, Naaleh freshmen found their sole-mate, and

TABC Students Learn the Ins and Outs of Government

This past week, six members of TABC’s vibrant Israel Advocacy Club traveled to Washington, D.C. for AIPAC’s annual Schusterman Advocacy Institute High School Summit. Ezra Seplowitz and Ezra Baron, club co-presidents, along with Sam Weinberg, Itai Hudes, Dovy Fuchs and Ezzie Kilimnick were accompanied by

Preschool Professional Playdate

Collaboration, connection, cooperation and community were the themes of the joint Election Day professional development programming throughout the Bergen County day school early childhood programs. A few years ago, the area early childhood directors began meeting on a regular basis in each

The Idea School Has Pre-Shabbat Tish

Bringing the kavod of Shabbat, The Idea School joined in a pre-shabbos tish—complete with music, niggunim, kugel, babka and its signature Friday afternoon shout outs where all students and teachers take a moment to recognize another individual for a special contribution to the group. What began as a school

Veterans Day Speaker Inspires at Yeshivat Noam

In honor of Veterans Day on Monday, Yeshivat Noam students in grades four through eight had the special privilege to hear from Rabbi Chaplain Raphael Berdugo, a major in the United States Air Force. He spoke with them about his service, his deployments abroad and how he inspires Judaism, no matter where he is

BCHSJS Students Receive Visit From Magen David Adom

Recently Cindy Cutler and Elie Katz spoke to the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies students about Magen David Adom (MDA). They also showed a video which explained all that MDA does to help the people of Israel. As a result, BCHSJS students are joining several Bergen County yeshivas in pooling tzedaka funds to help buy an

Ma’ayanot Attends AIPAC

Ma’ayanot students are honored to stand proud with Israel at AIPAC’s Schusterman High School Summit in Washington, D.C.