The sixth annual Rikudiah—the inter-yeshiva high school girls dance competition and tzedakah fundraiser—took place this past Motzei Shabbat December 5. The Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School was thrilled to host the competition, one that gives students who are interested in dance, the opportunity to shine; participants
This summer, I organized a Midnight Run with my friend and schoolmate Avigail Goldberger. Midnight Run is an organization that provides food, clothing and toiletries to the homeless people in New York City. Mrs. Tropp and Coach Rifkin chaperoned the trip as well as helped us organize it. Avigail and I gathered eight other girls to help us
Ma’ayanot’s continuing education program is thriving, as is manifest by the large number of continuing education events that are planned for December.
The jam-packed month started on December 2, with the first of three classes planned for Ma’ayanot’s new Healthy Holiday Nutrition series.
Yavneh Academy first graders transformed their classroom into a Native American tepee with animal furs, feathers and blankets on the walls. Donning their colorful headdresses they became the first people in America. Authentic music of Native Americans playing in the room made the students feel like they were truly at a
Every year before Thanksgiving, Ma’ayanot’s Holiday Enhancement Committee (HEC), under the advisement of faculty advisor Rabbi Zev Prince, plans a program aimed at giving students an opportunity to reflect on all that they have to be thankful for. This year the program began with a moving presentation by Rabbi Lawrence
Ben Porat Yosef early childhood students kicked off their Thanksgiving celebration on Wednesday, November 25, with an annual Powwow with Chief Morah Jessica. Following the “pau wau” (meaning people coming together) tradition of some indigenous Americans, students gathered together to sing songs, celebrate, and make new
Lubavitch on the Palisades preschool children had a wonderful couple of weeks learning about and preparing for Thanksgiving. They discovered the relationship and culture of the Pilgrims and Native Americans. The unit culminated with a delicious Thanksgiving feast, which the children prepared themselves.
Children at the Iris Berman Early Childhood Center in Livingston explored the holiday of Thanksgiving and the life of early Americans with hands-on activities using holiday fare and crafting projects.
The 2’s class started the task with farm-fresh corn cobs. The youngsters,
Alumni of Frisch class of 2015 currently studying in Israel continued Rabbi Ciner’s tradition of Thanksgiving “hardy breads” in Jerusalem. Frisch traditions never go out of style.
On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, the JKHA nursery, pre-K and kindergarten students gathered together to celebrate Thanksgiving. True to the spirit of the holiday, each class contributed food to share with the other classes. Fruit cornucopia, apple sauce, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and corn salad were all prepared by the