Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) hosted a Yom Iyun on December 25. Over 100 TABC parents and grandparents of freshmen and sophomores joined their sons and grandsons for a morning of learning and celebration. Following a beautiful Shacharit, seven students celebrated a siyum on Messechet Makkot. To celebrate
Ben Porat Yosef students enjoyed many special activities during Chanukah. There was lots of latke, donut, and sfenj frying going on in the Early Childhood program. In the grades, the children enjoyed a school-wide Maccabiah in which they were divided into teams. Competitions included: constructing a
RKYHS’s Habitat for Humanity Club spent time last week gift-wrapping at the Barnes & Noble in the Livingston Mall. The store invites groups to wrap gifts as a way to fundraise for their organizations. Many of the shoppers remarked how impressed they were with the RKYHS students.
Livingston, NJ–For the 11th straight year, the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School held its semiannual Blood Drive on December 24. The Blood Drive Committee is student-led, with Co-Presidents Elisa Candelario, Katy Candelario and Anna Kaplan assisted by a group of 30 high school students, and advised by
Students from the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School participate in a weekly activity called “Street Torah.” It is a chance to encounter, and interact with, the homeless community that lives on the streets in the vicinity of Newark Penn Station. During their time in Newark each week, students hand out
Washington, DC–The 2014 Winter Saban conference was an amazing experience. The informative topics ranged from Sunnis and Shiites to the Israeli “occupation,” Iran’s nuclear program and anti-Israel arguments. The presentations were especially insightful because of the boundless energy of the young students in the various
More than 400 students from around the U.S. attended the opening general session of the 2014 Winter Saban Leadership Seminar hosted by AIPAC in Washington, D.C. They heard Middle East experts speak about the current state of affairs in that region, and politicos discuss the transition in Congress in the aftermath of the midterm