After school on Tzom Gedalia, more than half of Naaleh’s student body loaded buses for an optional chesed trip to Care One at Teaneck. The students connected with the residents over projects, games and singing. The trip was organized by Miriam Finkelstein, Naaleh’s chesed coordinator, who has been arranging countless opportunities in
Niki Gribetz and David Rosen are middle school students at the Moriah School, and this year’s Moriah Friendship Circle presidents. They organized and held a pre-Rosh Hashanah bake sale, raising over $2500 for Friendship Circle in only an hour and a half! This is a testament to their hard work and dedication, but most of all to
The families of Gan Yaldenu held their annual family day. The families participated in a mitzvah project by creating Rosh Hashanah cards for the residents of Care One. There was a Hebrew yoga class, family photos and Music and Movement with Mr. Joe!
First through fourth students in Morah Batya’s art elective created Origami shofars in preparation for Rosh Hashanah. Each week students will continue to learn more about Origami, the Japanese art of paperfolding.
Yeshivat He’Atid sixth graders had visitors virtually, live from the Biblical Museum of Natural History in Beit Shemesh. This museum houses one of the largest collections of shofarot in the world. The interactive program, titled “Shofar: Not Just a Ram’s Horn,” taught the students all the details about
Yeshivat Frisch freshmen had the opportunity to bond as a grade this past weekend over Freshman Retreat! The annual event, which took place from Thursday through Sunday, featured icebreakers, games, Torah learning, an opportunity to get to know and learn from Frisch seniors and faculty and more. This year, the retreat coincided
Tenafly Chabad Academy second graders were introduced to French Artist Paul Cezanne. Cezanne is well known for his still life paintings. He painted over 200 paintings featuring apples. He often painted several different views of the fruit in one painting. Students created their apple still life from an aerial
RYNJ middle school students enjoyed a visit from Dr. Shaffren, grandfather of current RYNJ students Yisrael and Chaim, who spoke about teh beauty of a shofar and also gave a shofar blowing demonstration. It was a proud moment for both Dr. Shaffren and his grandchildren.
Yeshivat Noam seventh graders are learning the various items that can be kept if found which appear in the first Mishna in “Elu metziut.” From scattered fruit and loaves of bread to purple wool and bundles of flax, students played a kahoot to remember some of the concepts.
On Erev Rosh Hashanah, over 20 TABC students embarked on a special chesed mission before the new year, building six sukkot in the Teaneck community for those unable to do so on their own. TABC’s chesed program is run by Rabbi Jonathan Kessel. Under his guidance, TABC students participate in chesed missions, grade-wide chesed days
RYNJ first grade students learned that the first element in art is a line. After a read aloud of the book “The Red String” by Margot Blair, students got to work. Just as the book traces the adventures of a red string as it winds its way around the world—without a word of text—so too RYNJ artists created