The Torah Academy of Bergen County Chesed Program has always been viewed as a vital component of a complete TABC education. Utilizing a variety of experiences, TABC encourages its students to step outside their comfort zone, giving them a glimpse into the life of those who are less
Throughout the month of November, Moriah students from Kindergarten through 5th grade have been participating in a program named “The Giving Tree.” The themes of this project, which center around the book The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, include Hakarat Hatov, generosity, friendship and giving. Each class read and
Yavneh Academy is proud to announce that Mrs. Shirley Gantz has been selected from a highly competitive applicant pool to participate in the Legacy Heritage YUTeach Fellowship, the YU School Partnership’s year-long professional development program for passionate, successful Judaic Studies teachers.
Yavneh Academy Early childhood students celebrated Thanksgiving dressed in their hand-made costumes. The children marched through the Yavneh hallways while singing festive songs during the annual Yavneh Thanksgiving Parade. The children then participated in a Thanksgiving feast filled with corn, Rice Krispies Treats, soup and corn bread,
The students of Yeshivat Noam made and enjoyed special Thanksgiving foods such as soup, corn bread, cranberry sauce and squash. During the feasts, they continued to learn about Native Americans and Pilgrims through experiential games and activities.
What a wonderful time Ben Porat Yosef early childhood students had with “Chief” Morah Jessica at their annual Thanksgiving Pow-wow. The children enjoyed dressing up as Pilgrims and Indians in costumes that they made themselves, singing songs and hearing Thanksgiving stories.
Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) will hold its 32nd Annual Dinner on January 4, 2015 at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck. Guests of Honor Lianne and Etiel Forman of Teaneck have a long history of service to TABC. Etiel served on the Board of Directors for six years and as Board President from 2010-2011.
A Shmita (Biblical Sabbatical) year generally falls out but once in an elementary school student’s tenure. The Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey is currently using this special opportunity to have the shnat hashmita resonate with its students in ways that will reverberate beyond this year
Toward goals of encouraging critical thinking, engagement with the world community, and an integration of Judaic and General Studies, Ma’ayanot suspends regular classes for a few days each year to provide students opportunities to learn and think about important societal issues from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Last week, RYNJ held a technology night for parents. The turnout was outstanding. Rabbi Price, RYNJ Head of School, kicked the night off with an introduction to the areas of technology we were going to explore for the evening. Then, the crowd was divided into three groups each able to explore a separate session