Friday, October 18, 2019


B-r-r-r-r It’s Cold Outside at He’Atid

Yeshivat He’Atid Gan Parparim hibernate for the winter.

Redesign of Library Will Further Integration of Technology at Moriah

The dedication of the Moriah School’s Rabbi J. Shelley Applbaum Library and Technology Center Saturday night, January 10, at the Moriah Leadership and Alumni Reunion, will recognize how much education today integrates books and keystrokes.

“Libraries are no longer only about hard

MTA-Yeshivat Makor Chaim Student Exchange Program

Last week, 17 MTA sophomores boarded a plan to Tel Aviv for their school’s annual student exchange program with Yeshivat Makor Chaim in Israel. Each year students from MTA spend about six weeks at the prestigious Yeshiva Makor Chaim, located in Kfar Etzion and founded by the legendary Rav Adin Steinsaltz. As soon as they landed

Noam’s 3D is All A’s

Yeshivat Noam’s 3rd Grade, Daled section, is a national winner in the “Read to Succeed” Program of Achieve 3000! Based on high test scores, Achieve 3000 named 3D a winning class and sent a box full of prizes for the students to enjoy!

According to student, Hudi Shatzkes,

Bruriah Hosts Holocaust Survivors to Commemorate the 10th of Tevet

Elizabeth, NJ–Asarah b’Tevet, the 10th day of the Hebrew month of Tevet, this year fell on January 1. While schools were closed that day, the Jewish Educational Center’s Bruriah High School commemorated it one day prior by hosting 16 local Holocaust survivors for lunch, conversation and an innovative and thoughtful

RYNJ Middle School spellers are C-U-T-T-I-N-G E-D-G-E

This past Tuesday was a very exhilarating day for the middle school students at RYNJ. The annual spelling bee went virtual. This year, for the first time, the spelling bee was streamed live in all of the middle school classrooms and on the RYNJ school website. Parents and grandparents were able to enjoy and

Joseph at Ma’ayanot

On Tuesday, December 30th, the Ma’ayanot Musical Club put on two performances of the production Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The production was directed by Ma’ayanot Math teacher Mrs. Joyce Heller, with musical direction by Mrs. Beth Selter, and included

Bruriah Hosts Mother-Daughter Learning

Elizabeth, NJ–Taking advantage of the day off for many working parents, over 500 mothers and daughters (and aunts, sisters, and grandmothers) gathered at the Jewish Educational Center’s Bruriah High School on December 25th for a special Mother-Daughter Learning program. Alongside a delicious breakfast

JKHA/RKYHS Performs “Free to Be You and Me”

Livingston, NJ–On Wednesday, January 7, students from the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy and the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School presented a production of the musical Free to Be You and Me. Produced and directed by Pleasant Valley Productions, a West Orange-based community theater company, the production involved students in

Leading the Field at SSDS

New Milford, NJ – Three students at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County (SSDS) earned first place in the first short-term middle school competition of this year’s Stock Market Game, a financial literacy program of the Securities Industry Financial Industry Markets Association (SIFMA).

Yeshivat Noam 2nd Grade Scientists Build Machines

Yeshivat Noam 2nd graders completed an exciting unit on simple machines. They learned about Work and Force and how simple machines can reduce the amount of effort that used to move something. The budding scientists built and designed their own lever/catapult marshmallow launcher, water lifting Archimedes

RTMA Students Save Lives

Elizabeth, NJ–A December 31st holiday blood drive, open to the public and sponsored by the Jewish Educational Center, yielded 46 pints of blood in just a few hours for the New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the New York Blood Center. While this year’s intended goal was slightly higher,