Tuesday, October 22, 2019


Noam Buds Celebrate Chanukah

Class by class for the Buds students, Yeshivat Noam invited parents and visitors to attend a Chanukah celebratory breakfast. The children, their morot and the guests enjoyed tefillah, singing, games, latkes and festivities together.


LPS Spreads the Light of Chanukah

LPS Elementary School students spread the light of Chanukah by entertaining residents of Country Manor Nursing Home.

JKHA Middle School Participates in an Hour of Code

On December 18, over 100 students from the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy Middle School joined 76,603,900 students across the country by participating in an Hour of Code. The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science designed to demystify code, spark students’ interest, and show that anybody can

RYBJ B’not Light Things Up at Jewish Home

When thinking of Chanukah, most children think of dreidels, menorahs, latkes, gifts and donuts. At Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey (RYNJ), our 7th grade girls think of chesed. During Chanukah we celebrate the miracle of light. The b’not of RYNJ, learned that they have the power to bring “light” into the

RKYHS Students Attend Panim el Panim in Washington

Twenty-seven students from the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School participated in a very unique leadership opportunity that focuses on civic issues through a Jewish lens called Panim el Panim. This program is run under the auspices of BBYO. Other participating schools included: Akiva H.S., Heschel School, Denver Jewish Day School,

Kushner Homelessness Awareness Committee Strives to Give Back

When people hear the words hunger, poverty, or discomfort, different thoughts pop into their heads. The members of the Kushner Homelessness Awareness Committee (KHAC) immediately think of the countless indigent people they have had the opportunity to help through this student-run group at the Rae Kushner Yeshiva

Learning from the Experts: JEC’s Bruriah Students Get Financial Advice from PwC

Elizabeth, NJ–Bruriah students were treated to a day of financial literacy training by a team of specialists from the multinational financial firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. The Bruriah program followed visits by PwC to the Jewish Educational Center’s Yeshiva of Elizabeth elementary and Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy divisions

RKYHS Inaugural Yom Chesed is a Huge Success

When planning Chanukah programs, considerable efforts are often placed on emphasizing some of Chanukah’s long-standing traditions. Chagigot, sufganiyot, and zemirot are the norm and frequently serve as the basis for most activities. This year, however, the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School

Yeshivat Noam Choir Debut Performance at One Bergen Plaza for Chanukah

We are all quite familiar with the traditional Chanukah miracles; the oil that lasted for eight glorious nights, the war that was won against seemingly insurmountable odds…but this year, a new miracle has surfaced! After only a short period of time since its inception, the Yeshivat Noam Choir held its inaugural

Children’s Author Floreva Cohen Visits Yavneh Academy

Children’s author Floreva Cohen visited The Yavneh Academy Early Childhood classes to read her popular book “A Hanukkiyah for Dina.” The students had a chance to ask Mrs. Cohen many intuitive questions they had about how she got the idea for this book, whether the book is fiction or non-fiction, and how to go about

JKHA Third Graders Light Up the Night

Third grade students at the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy sang, danced and recounted the Chanukah story for their proud families and fellow JKHAers. Songs performed included, “Yaish Tikva,” “Mi Yimalel” and the always popular “Light Up the Nights,” which included a light show by the entire lower school.

Lights on at YU

Students on Yeshiva University’s Beren Campus created a towering menorah in Midtown Manhattan by lighting windows in their dorm building, Brookdale Residence Hall.