Monday, September 23, 2019


The Idea School Welcomes New and Returning Students

Now in its second year, The Idea School welcomed it’s new ninth grade class of 24 and 10th grade class of 21 students. Diving right into projects, sophomores will learn the laws of kashrut and ethical business practices and will run their own food truck as part of their Judaic studies curriculum. Freshmen will

BCHSJS Holds Orientation And Registration

On Sunday, September 8, new eighth grade students attended orientation and registration at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies (BCHSJS). After several ice-breakers in which students got to meet each other and have a quick snack, the students, together with their teacher and the principal, boarded a bus for an

Yeshivat Frisch-YU Kollel and Legacy Beit Midrash Fellows Programs Launch

Yeshivat Frisch is thrilled to announce the launch of its new Frisch-YU Kollel and Frisch-Legacy Beit Midrash Fellows programs this year. The programs bring together Frisch students with two cohorts of YU students, one with six semicha students from Yeshivat University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and the

Moriah Middle School Is Introduced to Moriah Foundations

On the very first day of school, the Moriah middle school students were introduced to the Moriah Foundations. These foundations can be found in the hallways and on posters in every middle school classroom. The faculty put these together to remind students that these are the basis of everything students and teachers do.

Yeshivat Noam Buds Get To Know Their Classroom

Yeshivat Noam Buds are getting to know their classroom with an independent scavenger hunt as they find and then circle objects around the classroom that are on their list.

RYNJ Middle School Students Take the Lead

RYNJ middle school students had their first Friday ruach assembly of the year. They met their “little sisters” who they help mentor throughout the year and opened up their snack bar for Canteen Fridays.

Anshei Lubavitch Starts With Aleph

Anshei Lubavitch gimmel and daled students started their Hebrew literacy unit with the letter aleph. They did pinecone-stamping using etrubalim, sifted through colorful orez and finger-painted seeds onto an avatiach.

Yeshivat Noam Has Back to School Opening Celebration

Yeshivat Noam Parents Association hosted a fantastic back to school opening day celebration full of bubbles, inflatables and fun! Rabbi Yaakov Nadler, fourth grade rebbe, ran a special booth making “marshmallow shooters” for tzedaka with his fourth grade students. Special thanks to the event co-chairs, Shana

BPY Has First Kabbalat Shabbat of The Year

BPY’s elementary school students gathered together full of ruach for Kabbalat Shabbat with shira and a story from parashat hashavua with Rabbi Zucker.

TABC Students Learn Throughout the Summer

The Torah learning never stops at TABC. Rabbi Raphi Mandelstam kept nearly 200 student listeners engaged via WhatsApp with his trademark 10 minute daily audio shiurim, covering a variety of topics, including the laws of Shabbat, the Three Weeks and Rosh Hashanah. Rabbi Ben Krinsky also recorded a weekly dvar Torah on the

He’Atid Sixth Graders Unite

As the first week of school came to an end, the sixth grade joined together in a fun team building activity. They worked together to solve riddles, get marbles into their bucket and finally unscramble the mystery saying which welcomed them to middle school. A great time was had by all!

Gan Yaldenu Tots of Bergenfield Play Together

The children at Gan Yaldenu Tots had a great first week of school. They made some new friends and played with some old ones—and are so excited to come to school to play and learn for the year.