Hillside—The Bris Avrohom “Academy” at Congregation Shomrei Torah Ohel Yosef Yitzchak will host its annual Purim Extravaganza on Wednesday, March 4 at 6 p.m. The theme will be First Grade and costumes are hoped to be reflective of that theme. The evening will begin with a megillah reading, with a simultaneous reading for preschoolers.
New York—Yeshiva University announces the launch of four skills-based technology career certificate programs beginning May 11, 2015. The programs will provide remote, collaboration-driven courses, focused on software technology and data analytics—crucial areas of growing need in the marketplace. The certificates will be
On February 3rd, the 9th grade MTA Honors College students visited The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The students enjoyed learning about the fundamental juxtapositions between the Ancient Egyptians and the Biblical Jews who lived in Egypt at that time. With the help of Rabbi Eli Cohen and Mr. Adam Dobrick, the trip to the
RYNJ Kindergarten just completed its unit on the human body. The yiladim learned all about their internal and external body parts and learned the adorable song “Name those Bones,” as they saw and counted all the bones on their larger-than-life skeleton (which they named Frank). The children also painted bones on the backs of
Arianna Samet, a junior at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls, won the top prize in the prestigious FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights Education) essay contest for her essay titled, “America Is the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. But…Are Its Universities?” The essay, which movingly recounts how Arianna
Paramus—This Tu B’shvat, students at Yavneh Academy filed into their Beit Midrash for a special lesson: To learn how American Friends of Magen David Adom (afmda.org) has been able to help MDA, Israel’s official ambulance service and national emergency medical response organization. Karen Stein, development
Elizabeth—On February 3rd, the Jewish Educational Center’s Bruriah High School division hosted Dor Yeshorim, an international genetic screening organization, which aims to prevent the transmission of genetic disorders that have an increased frequency in the Ashkenazi Jewish community.
If you have ever visited The Moriah School, you have probably smelled the delicious aroma of something yummy baking in the Early Childhood Kitchen. Baking is a frequent and favorite activity of the children in nursery through kindergarten. After learning about Tu B’Shvat, the children wanted to participate in the