Elizabeth, NJ–On December 25, the Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy (RTMA) held its annual Father and Son Learning and Breakfast. The day began when fathers and their middle school and high school-aged sons davened beside one another in the school’s Beit Midrash, followed by an insightful message by
On Wednesday, December 24th, the entire senior class of MTA attended the biographical off-Broadway play Wiesenthal, recounting the life of Simon Wiesenthal, a Holocaust survivor renowned for his work as a “Nazi hunter” who tracked down Nazi war criminals all over the world in order to bring them to
RYNJ candles shone brightly this Chanukah as each preschool class put on a play. The children were full of smiles as they sang with gusto and excitement. Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles marveled at the children’s confidence which truly came through. One grandparent remarked that the children “had poise and
As the culmination of the week-long special Chanukah programming in the Middle School, students raised $2,275 for tzedakah. In one of the most successful Chanukah campaigns in years past, the student Chesed Coordinators sold dollar tickets for the chance to win, with all money going to worthy causes. In order to generate
Launched three years ago, Ma’ayanot’s Alumnae College Fellowship Program was designed to afford alumnae who have an interest in formal and/or informal Jewish education the chance to work with Ma’ayanot students and teachers to gain valuable classroom experience and to hone programming skills. This year three Ma’ayanot
During a 10-week simulation SMG this fall, four 7th graders at Yavneh Academy turned $100,000 into $131,495. They finished in second place out of 500 student teams in the New Jersey Northern Region. They placed 6th in the state out of 2602 teams.
During the 10-week session they both bought and
TABC’s Color War 2014 was amazing! With each class assigned a unit in Tzahal: Freshmen Chail Haavir, Sophomores Chail Hayam, Juniors Modi’in and Seniors Tzanchanim, the competition was friendly and fun, yet very serious. The Juniors emerged the victors after a tough fight.
RYNJ students of 4B1 are learning how to do research. The boys learned how to use a table of contents and an index to locate pertinent information inside of a text. Then, each student chose several books about an animal and wrote a short report about the adaptations, habitat, diet and lifespan of his chosen animal. Also, each boy
The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades runs a “Grand-Friend” program that encourages intergenerational interactions between seniors and young children who attend programs at the Center. The program was launched by the JCC Senior Center Director Judi Nahary, who found research that suggests that these sorts of interactions