Monday, August 19, 2019


Mazal Tov to the Moriah School Kindergarten Graduates

BPY Kindergarten Advances

Mazal tov to BPY kindergarten class of 2019 on their advancement ceremony and art gallery last week. It was an amazing celebration of the children’s tremendous accomplishments this year. True to the BPY spirit, the warmth, love and friendship were palpable. BPY would like to extend a heartfelt hakarat hatov to

Unique MTA Program Enables Talmidim to Learn in Yeshiva University Shiurim

Mordechai Flamenbaum of Queens, reflects on his experience learning in a Yeshiva University shiur during his junior and senior years at MTA.

MTA is known for its emphasis on talmud Torah and the opportunities the yeshiva offers its talmidim for growth in learning. Most yeshiva high school

Gan Yavneh Nursery Learns About Butterflies

This week Gan Yavneh released its classroom butterflies! All of the yeladim learned about the life cycle of a butterfly and observed the changes in their caterpillars. The toddlers love to say “cocoon” and “chrysalis” and enjoyed releasing them into the sky!

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