Monday, January 27, 2020


Ma’ayanot Students Make Bat Mitzvah Girl’s Dreams Come True

For the second year in a row, Ma’ayanot students, led by student leaders on the school’s Holiday Enhancement Committee, threw a bat mitzvah party for a local girl who would not otherwise have enjoyed a traditional bat mitzvah celebration. But this was no ordinary party; in the words of the bat mitzvah girl’s mother, “This

Moriah Hosts Annual Heritage Fair

The Moriah School hosted their annual Heritage Fair on Wednesday evening, May 28. Over 83 artifacts were on display for students, parents and grandparents to view. The project is a joint effort between Moriah and the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. To view the online exhibit please go to:

RYNJ Fifth Grade Torah and Mishnah Fairs

RYNJ was buzzing with excitement for the annual fifth grade Torah Fair and Mishna Fair. Parents, morahs, rebbeim and students alike were impressed with the depth of the students’ knowledge and their creativity in depicting their topic. Each project was unique and a personal expression of what each student

Frisch Students at Forefront of Engineering Innovations

PARAMUS, NJ—Ally Weiss is only 15 years old, but this Frisch School freshman has already created a remote-control car with a robotic claw that can help mobility-impaired people pick things up from the floor. Working together with fellow freshman engineering students, Ben Moskowitz and Evan Zauderer, Weiss developed a

LPS First Grade Authors Celebrate

First graders at Lubavitch on the Palisades School are officially published authors. A publishing party took place at Womrath’s Bookstore in Tenafly on May 27. Students have worked throughout the year in order to become authors. Morah Shari, first grade teacher says, “Since the first day of school, the students have been

Yeshivat Noam Girls Make Memories

Yeshivat Noam middle school assistant principal of general studies, Becky Troodler, generously opened her home to spend the day with the eighth grade girls for “Memory Making Day” — a day dedicated to art, learning and bonding. Several faculty members, including Aliza Weinberg, Malka Shapiro, Barbara Sehgal, Sari Sheinfeld,

Ben Porat Yosef Celebrates Author’s Day and Shavua HaSefer

On Thursday, June 4, Ben Porat Yosef’s first through seventh grade students celebrated Author’s Day. In preparation, the students had been immersed in learning about different authors and styles of writing.

The morning began with students meeting acclaimed author Johanna Hurwitz, author of

Yavneh Students Present “Big Big World”

Yavneh’s Academy’s third graders presented smashing performances of “Big Big World” at the Route 17S Barnes and Noble. The program reflected their rain forest unit that began in March with a presentation of the “Wonders of the Rain Forest.” Their learning continued with each child researching a rainforest

JKHA Seventh Grade Boys Get a Taste of Greatness

As part of their bar mitzvah programming, the JKHA seventh grade boys participated in the “Taste of Greatness” project. Students had the opportunity to research a great Torah personality and interview someone who had a relationship with that individual. Students and cousins Josh and Charles Lando researched and presented on the

RYNJ 4B1 Is Stuck in a Good Book

The boys of 4B1 have got their heads stuck in good books. Each student read, reported and drew a picture of himself “stuck in a good book.” As the year has progressed, each of the students has fallen in love with books and Mrs. Leifer couldn’t be happier.

RKYHS Students Hear From Oh Say Nation

Oh Say Nation has one simple mission: to give every citizen direct access to our elected officials. In this day and age, it takes five seconds to share with the world intimate details of your cat’s birthday party, the muffins you baked using only protein powder or your extensive analysis of the Bachelor’s rose ceremony. But

RYNJ Leaves Lasting Impression

In conjunction with the fifth grade geography curriculum, RYNJ students participated in an art class and project led by Lisa Strouth, a local artist and art teacher. This year, the boys created original African masks while the girls learned about Impressionism and made beautiful Impressionist paintings. The RYNJ Parents’