Monday, January 27, 2020


Learning Beyond Classroom Walls: The Smedra Family 21st-Century Learning Space at Frisch

If you wandered into The Smedra Family 21st-Century Learning Space unaware of its background, you might think you encountered a professional laboratory or, at the very least, a high-tech college classroom. A modern work space equipped with the latest tools to design professional-quality videos, apps, music and publications, the Smedra

Moriah Fifth Graders Bake Challah With Secret Messages

For our summer reading book, the fifth graders read the novel “Toliver’s Secret.” The climax of the story was when the main character smuggled a secret message across enemy lines during the Revolutionary War. On Friday, the fifth graders baked challahs with secret New Year messages inside

YOE PTA Spreads Rosh Hashanah Sweetness

JEC’s Yeshiva of Elizabeth’s PTA rep Ilana Adams of Hillside presents Shana Tova apple and honey package to popular Yeshiva of Elizabeth early childhood teacher Sarah Cohen.

The PTA, under the leadership once again of Tara Speyer, also of Hillside, distributed packages to the entire YOE

TABC Grads Are Off to Israel

As he does every year, TABC principal Arthur Poleyeff traveled to the airport these last few weeks to see off each of his talmidim as they departed to learn in Israel for the year. May they have much hatzlacha and continue to grow as bnei Torah.We look forward to maintaining a kesher with each

JEC to Welcome Rescued Holocaust Torah

The Jewish Educational Center will hold a Hachnasat Sefer Torah to welcome a rescued Holocaust Torah to the school. The Torah is dedicated by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mosberg in loving memory of Harry and Judith Wilf and Sidney and Biana Wilf.

The dedication will take place on the JEC Elmora campus at 330

The Moriah School

The Jewish Link is proud to highlight staff changes and additions at the local yeshivot for the coming year


Rina Levinson is the new seventh and eighth grade history teacher at Moriah.

Sandra Knoll is the new middle school science teacher at Moriah.

Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy

Mr. Elie Hirt now serves as MTA’s Assistant Director of Student Activities and Recruitment. A graduate of Yeshiva College, Elie is currently pursuing his MSW at YU’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work. This past year, Elie served as the Stanton Fellow in the University Office of Student Life where he was heavily involved in experiential education. He also served as

The Moriah School

Among the exciting new additions to The Moriah School is the Rebbetzin Peggy Weiss and Rabbi Joel David Balk Jewish Life Initiative being directed by Rabbi Yoni Fein and Rabbi Eitan Lipstein, and generously supported by the Balk family. The initiative will introduce dynamic and authentic Jewish life experiences,

Moriah Faculty Attend Writing Seminar

On Tuesday, September 1, teachers at The Moriah School in Englewood, New Jersey were treated to a special day of professional learning by Barry Lane, a writing mentor and teacher. Mr. Lane has taught writing at all levels and has written many professional books to help teachers bring joy to the teaching of writing. He founded the

Ma’ayanot Student Leaders Attend Leadership Training Seminar

A high school student runs for and is elected to a position on student council, or applies for and is accepted to be a committee head; the moment of acceptance feels great, but eventually reality sets in and she is expected to take on a leadership role. How will she know what to do? How will she have the confidence to

RKYHS Students Attend Menendez Announcement

Yeshivat Noam Kicks Off Year with Giving

The Yeshivat Noam community participated in a blood drive on September 2, facilitated by Community Blood Services, a not-for-profit organization that has supplied blood and blood products to hospitals in the New York-New Jersey region since 1953. Part of the start-of-year orientation schedule, the event helped to underscore the sense of