Tuesday, July 16, 2019


RYNJ Fourth Graders Celebrate Siyum

Mazel Tov to RYNJ 4B! RYNJ talmidim made a siyum on Sefer Bereshit and Masechet Brachot. A special seuda, divrei Torah, choir and singing made the evening meaningful for students and their families. May they be zoche to make many more siyumim.

Leah Sokoloff Nursery School Splashes Into Summer

The children of the Leah Sokoloff Nursery School of Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn enjoyed a spectacular send off to summer to end another wonderful school year. Despite the gloomy weather the children had a blast with water play, parachute and tunnel games, easel painting and more! They made their own ice cream

Yeshivat Noam Celebrates Staff Milestones

Thanks to the Yeshivat Noam Parents Association, the teachers and administration enjoyed the fantastic Staff Appreciation Brunch. At the brunch, Rabbi Ariel Bannett was awarded the Marcia Hirt Award for his dedication and initiative throughout the year. This award was dedicated by the Hirt family in loving memory

Ma’ayanot Juniors Great Year of Learning Culminates With Shiur Shabbaton

Ma’ayanot juniors in Rabbi Jeremy Donath’s Tanach class celebrated the end of a wonderful year of learning together with shiur shabbaton at Rabbi Donath’s house. In addition to teaching Tanach, Rabbi Donath is also the 11th grade mashpia.

MTA Names Sophomore Akiva Kra as MTA LEAD Competition Winner

MTA LEAD, an entrepreneurship program designed to empower MTA talmidim with the ability to build on their entrepreneurial ideas and create meaningful and sustainable business projects while gaining lasting business and communal leadership skills, announced its winner for the 2018-2019 school year. Sophomore Akiva Kra of Teaneck won

BPY First Graders Enjoy One-Room Schoolhouse Day

BPY’s one room schoolhouse day was fantastic! The students began the day by lining up outside the classroom (a.k.a. schoolhouse) and entered to find the desks arranged in rows. They found their seats, girls on one side and boys on the other, and were introduced to the rules of the schoolhouse. The students enjoyed

Moriah Middle Schoolers Show Hakarat Hatov

On the last day of school, Moriah middle school students held an assembly to pay tribute to those who contributed to making their school year a success. The students spoke about their teachers, administrators and the unsung heroes like the security guards, the maintenance staff and the IT staff. The students

Registration Is Ongoing for Fall Semester at BCHSJS

Registration is ongoing for the fall semester at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies (BCHSJS), a regional Hebrew high school for eighth to 12th graders. Classes are held on Sundays and include ethics, current events, Bible, Jewish philosophy, Israel, contemporary issues and many more options. Students will have the

Bruriah Welcomes IDF Soldiers

Seven current and former IDF soldiers shared their experiences with Bruriah students. Each soldier shared a story about his time in service and many shared inspiring lessons about courage, persistence and determination. They also shared their love and commitment to the State of Israel and how important it is to be a proud

RKYHS Art Students Explore Hebrew Names in Calligraphy Unit

RKYHS art classes participated in an interdisciplinary crossover unit with Judaic Studies and art. Judaic Studies faculty member Norma Mintz visited the RKYHS art elective class. She presented a lesson about the students’ Hebrew name pesukim. They learned the importance of their name pasuk and how to find it in the siddur, among

Moriah Holds STEM Science Olympiad

The Moriah fourth grade students celebrated all they have learned in STEM and science this past year by competing in a grade-wide science competition. They used their knowledge of physics to build bridges, catapults, rubber band powered cars and more. They also used their deductive reasoning, attention to detail

JEC Third Grade Visits the Lower East Side

In conjunction with their study of immigration, the JEC third grade visited the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. They had the chance to experience first-hand what it was like to come to this country in the early 1900s and settle in the Lower East Side. They also enjoyed a special Lower East