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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Schools

Parent-Student Learning at MTA

On Sunday, October 18, Yeshiva University High School for Boys students and their family members came together for an epic day of Torah study at the annual Parent-Son Learning program. After davening, the event’s participants were treated to a fabulous breakfast in honor of the event. Next, an inspiring speech was delivered by

Water and Sky in Moriah Nursery

This week Moriah’s Nursery Hebrew class continued its study of Parshat Bereishit. The students learned about mayim (water) and shamayim (sky). They had so much fun working on their Bereishit projects and playing a mayim and shamayim game in Hebrew.

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TABC Economics Students Learn Financial Planning

The students in Mrs. Reichardt’s Introductory Economics and Financial Literacy class are learning how to be financially literate as they begin to navigate the financial landscape of the 21st century. Although learning theory is important, one of the goals of the course is to make those theories more relevant to the

Noam Students Become Revolutionary Soldiers

The Yeshivat Noam fifth grade girls spent the day at the Fort Lee Historical Park living like recruits did during the revolutionary war. The girls pitched tents, made musket balls, cooked a traditional dinner, chopped wood, shot cannons and much more. This was the trip of a lifetime. This coming week the fifth grade boys

Real Men Bake

TABC was proud to participate in The Shabbos Project, an international program designed to expose Jews across the world to the beauty of Shabbat. The talmidim heard a shiur from Rabbi Adler about hilchot challah and they learned how to prepare and braid challah dough. Everyone went home with a challah to bake for a tastier

Preschoolers Welcome Lech Lecha Guest

A special guest stopped by to visit the students at the Iris Berman Early Childhood Center in Livingston. In honor of Parshat Lech Lecha, Avraham Avinu (as played by Suburban Torah’s Rabbi Elie Mischel) led the students on a trek, re-enacting the journey that Avraham took at Hashem’s command.

Ma’ayanot Stands With Israel

Ma’ayanot ran two special programs this past week to help students better understand the current escalation of violence in Israel. In the first, Mrs. Shayna Goldberg, Yoetzet Halakha and former Ma’ayanot teacher who currently lives in Alon Shvut, skyped in to share with students and faculty how it feels to be in Israel at this

“Generations of Israel” Connect With BPY Students

On Thursday, October 22, Ben Porat Yosef (BPY) students were excited to welcome a student delegation from Ben Gurion University of the Negev. The university students, who are visiting the U.S. through the “Generations of Israel” program, visited classrooms and led small groups of junior high students in discussion sessions

Yeshivat Noam Learns Lexia on iPads

Following the lesson from their teacher, the Yeshivat Noam Kindergarten students use Lexia on ipads to enhance and reinforce their literacy skills. Lexia is also used to as an assessment tool to better understand the learning style and needs of each Yeshivat Noam Kindergarten, as well as first grade, student.

RKYHS Hosts French Foreign Exchange Students

RKYHS, in conjunction with Newark Academy’s foreign exchange program, hosted 13 students from Saint Therese d’Avila High School in Lille, France. The visiting students were paired up with the seniors of Rabbi Richard Kirsch’s RKYHS Sociology class to learn from, and get acquainted with, each other. The day ended with

RKYHS Freshmen Girls Hold Shabbat Project Shabbaton

This past weekend, the RKYHS freshmen girls participated in a Shabbaton in Livingston. The girls kicked off the weekend at the Shabbat Project Challah Bake at JKHA/RKHYS on Thursday evening. They were hosted by families in the Livingston community and spent a beautiful Shabbat together. The program gave the girls an opportunity to

JKHA MS Disconnects to Honor Shabbat

In preparation for the International Shabbat Project, JKHA Middle Schoolers had a “Disconnect Day” where students got into the spirit of Shabbat by turning in their phone or device for an entire school day.