Tuesday, January 21, 2020


Noam Girls Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Under the direction of Barbra Solomon, the Yeshivat Noam eighth grade girls presented a fantastic musical production of The Wizard of Oz to an all-female audience.

Yavneh Students Publish ‘Imagine: The Yavneh Academy Book of Short Stories’

“Alexander was on his way out of the room when he heard the distinctive tick-tock of the clock. He scurried to the other side of the den, passing the fading, dark leather love seats and burgundy armchair. He inspected the remaining gears; they were dented and still.” Seela Langer, eighth grader at Yavneh Academy,

Fifth-Grade Yeshivat Noam Students Receive Awards in the Worldwide Math Olympiad

Several Yeshivat Noam fifth grade students were among the approximately 120,000 students worldwide to participate in the Math Olympiad program. Since 1979, the Math Olympiad has provided challenging, thought-provoking problems that stretch the abilities of students in grades 4 - 8, strengthening their foundation for both assessment

Ben Porat Yosef First Grade Students Experience One-Room Schoolhouse Learning

Ben Porat Yosef first grade students reenacted a “one-room-schoolhouse” experience, on June 11. The students lined up outside the classroom and entered to find that the desks were arranged in rows—girls on one side and boys on the other—and were then introduced to the rules of the schoolhouse. They enjoyed lessons

JKHA Kindergarteners Display Mitzvah Trees

As the year is coming to an end, the JKHA kindergartners have been reflecting on some of the highlights and important concepts that they have learned this year. One important theme they focused on was the importance of doing mitzvot. Throughout the year there has been either a “Mitzvah Tree” or a “Mitzvah Kotel” hanging in

JEC Science Fair Showcases Student Ingenuity

JEC excellence begins at the elementary level, and this year’s 5B Science Fair winner is Hillside’s Yehuda Speyer with his study on “Beam or Suspension—Which Bridge is Stronger?”

The Jewish Educational Center is renowned for its impressive track record of achievement in STEM studies

Bruriah Holds Carnival

The JEC’s Bruriah eighth graders took advantage of some of the leadership training that they received as junior high school students, and threw a carnival for the Yeshiva division’s first grade class in honor of their chumash siyum.

Early Childhood Cools Off at JEC

This week has been a scorcher, with temperatures edging into the 90’s, and students in the JEC’s early childhood division had an opportunity to cool off with inflatable pools, sprinklers and water toys.

Kushner Students Participate in Unity Day

The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy Middle School and Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School joined together to observe Unity Day in memory of Eyal Ifrach, Gil-ad Shaer and Naftali Fraenkel, the three teens kidnapped and killed last summer in Israel. Students gathered in the auditorium and watched an introductory video made by The

JKHA Arie & Eva Halpern Library Dedication

The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy and Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School recently held a dedication of the Arie & Eva Halpern Library and Holocaust Studies Center. Henry and Sherry Stein dedicated the room and center in loving memory of their parents. The room is a recreation of the library designed and built by Arie and Eva Halpern

RKYHS Students Broaden Torah Learning

Once again, this year, RKYHS juniors and seniors had the opportunity to broaden the scope of their Torah learning by participating in a Judaic studies elective program. In addition to their Foundations classes of Tanach, Talmud and Ivrit, upperclassman had the opportunity to explore various areas of interest as well. This program is aimed

RKYHS Honors Students for Chessed Performance

Rabbis Rubin and Mintz presented certificates of honor to students who have dedicated themselves to Torah study and acts of chesed. Students performing 54 or more chessed hours during the year were inducted into the Rabbi Abraham Warhaftig Chessed Society.