Friday, December 06, 2019


Moriah Lower School Begins Weekly Sephardic Tefillah

The weekly Sephardic tefillah program at Moriah commenced earlier this month. Children from grades one through five joined Rabbi Kuessous in the Sephardic beit midrash for Shacharit. This weekly program enables students to cultivate pride in their heritage through learning the tunes, customs and order of the tefillot

Ma’ayanot Celebrates Annual Seudat Hodaya

This year, in line with the theme of Vision 20/20 and on the heels of the inspiring shabbaton with its focus on mesorah—and the launch of the Siyum HaMasechtot initiative, Ma’ayanot students gave thanks for the Torah! Students were privileged to hear words of inspiration from Principal Rivka Kahan, followed by

BCHSJS Jewish Volunteer Corps Class Visits Daughters of Miriam

In the Jewish tradition, there is a mitzvah to honor the elderly. At the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies students take part in a service learning class entitled the Jewish Volunteer Corps. In this class, the students are actively involved in volunteering with a group of residents at the Daughters of Miriam in

TABC Night Seder Makes Siyum

TABC’s Night Seder Chovas Ha’Talmidim, led by Rabbi Michael Honig, enjoyed a Dougie’s siyum l’ilui nishmat freshman Shmuel Litwin’s grandmother z”l.

Yavneh Students Attend the Opera

Yavneh Academy sixth graders, with music teacher Marsha Motzen, attended the final dress rehearsal of “The Queen of Spades” at the Metropolitan Opera as part of their music class.

Frisch Athletics Has Something for Everyone

Yeshivat Frisch’s Athletics Program is in full gear as the winter season gets underway. The school’s Yeshiva League winter teams have all gotten off to a great start. Boys and girls varsity and junior varsity basketball, boys varsity and junior varsity floor hockey, and girls varsity and junior varsity

First Trimester at The Idea School Ends With Presentations of Learning

Replacing traditional midterm or final exams, at the end of each trimester, The Idea School students engage in final Presentations of Learning. The POL’s are another crucial and unique feature of The Idea School and an important part of the way students are assessed. Students prepare an oral presentation and

Yeshivat Noam Third Graders Enter Immersive Experiences

Yeshivat Noam third graders learned about Native American culture and history through many immersive, cross-curricular experiences. One of the many highlights included a special basket weaving workshop by Dr. Donna Kuttner, Yeshivat Noam grandparent, parent of third grade teacher Ms. Kuttner and a descendant of

KC Kids Aftercare At He’atid Loves STEM

KC Kids had a lot of fun learning and building this week! Groups enjoyed building Bey Blade stadiums, Magna Tiles structures and playing Jenga pencil games. The children love the creative and insightful aftercare programming.


Gan Yaldenu Tots of Bergenfield Celebrates Thanksgiving

The children at Gan Yaldenu Tots celebrated Thanksgiving by having their own feast in school to celebrate with all of their friends. They talked about what they are thankful for and had different food that most people have at their Thanksgiving tables.


Gan Aliza Enjoys Thanksgiving

The children at Gan Aliza Preschool enjoyed their hands-on experience getting ready for Thanksgiving

BPY Pre-K Math Class Discusses ‘How Many’

Morah Stephanie, BPY’s math teacher and math curriculum coordinator visited a pre-k class to teach a lesson on “How many?” The children all looked at the same picture and were able to see many different things: Some students saw one apple, others saw one core, while others saw five seeds. There are many different