Thursday, October 17, 2019


Yavneh Academy Participates in Hour of Code

When students at Yavneh Academy were asked why they liked participating in the Hour of Code, the answer was almost always the same. “It’s fun!” When asked to elaborate, 5th grader Shoshana Iskowitz said she “liked figuring out how to get to the goal in a certain amount of moves. Even though you could get to the

Chanukah at Lubavitch on the Palisades School

Children at Lubavitch on the Palisades School celebrated Chanukah with parties, performances and trips around town to bring Chanukah to the Tenafly community.

Chanukah at He’Atid

Happy Chanukah from RYNJ!

BPY’s Chanukah Olive Oil Press

Ben Porat Yosef Early Childhood students had a great time learning how to make olive oil during a visit from the Living Legacy Chanukah Olive Oil Factory on December 8th. From squeezing the olives, to acting out the Chanukah story and lighting the Chanukiah, they became real Chanukah “experts”. Thank you to Rabbi Grossbaum for

The Mall was Alive with the Sounds of Chanukah Music

Paramus--Yavneh Academy ushered in the first night of Chanukah with a musical performance at The Garden State Plaza in Paramus. Rabbi Jonathan Knapp, Principal, opened the event with a D’var Torah on the meaning of Chanukah. Sammy Greenberg, a Yavneh student who became a bar mitzvah in September, lit

Happy 50th Birthday Moriah!

“Is Moriah’s mommy and daddy coming to school for its birthday today?” asked one of the pre-K children at the birthday celebrating 50 years of The Moriah School on the 50th day of classes. The school held various “50”-themed parties throughout the school on that day.

RYNJ and the Hour of Code

This week RYNJ participated in the Hour of Code. The international Hour of Code is a one hour introduction to computer science designed to show that anybody can learn the basics of computer coding. In the simplest sense, coding is a way to tell a computer what you want it to do. It usually involves creating

Mesibat Navi at BPY

Ben Porat Yosef 4th graders had a wonderful morning of learning Navi with their parents this morning at the Fourth Grade “Mesibat Navi.” They played Navi games and answered questions, and a good time was had by all!


Frisch Students Mentored by Jewish Home’s Former Jewish Communal Leaders

Students of The Frisch School in Paramus, New Jersey are currently attending “Linking the Generations” sessions with former Jewish communal leaders at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh. These programs are intended to inspire the young Jewish members of our communities to take action and advocate for Israel. The first two programs

Yeshivat He’Atid Hosts Pre-Chanukah Chagigah

Yeshivat He’Atid hosted its third annual Pre-Chanukah Chagigah this year at Keter Torah in Teaneck. Over 300 parents, students, teachers, and members of the community attended this lively event with music, dancing, games, crafts, and prizes. A great time was had by all!

Noam 6th Graders Probe “Changes of State”

Under the direction of their science teacher, Aliza Chanales, 6th graders at Yeshivat Noam try out Science Probeware and Data Collection Software used to study “Changes of State.”