As students entered the decorated halls of Yavneh on Yom Ha’atzmaut morning, they immediately felt the spirit of the day. The festive feeling was in the air as the children continued to their classrooms or the Bet Midrash for tefila chagigit.
Each grade then made its way to the Yavneh fields for dancing filled with lots of ruach to celebrate
On Friday, the Moriah 8th grade visited the Jewish Home at Rockleigh. Students bonded with residents over life experiences and common interests. In honor of Mother’s/Father’s Day, students helped created a paper bouquet of flowers. Everyone enjoyed the time spent talking and laughing.
Earlier in the year, Yeshivat Noam was brainstorming the creation of an event that could raise funds for the school, build school spirit, and invite the community to join in the fun. Ben Porat is known for its Annual Carnival and 5k; YNJ hosts a biannual amazing Auction; and Yavneh a well-known competitive 5K. After many calls, emails, and
New York—For the final project in his “Social Media to Drive Business Results” course at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, Adjunct Instructor Rob Longert gave students a simple assignment: raise money for a charitable cause by crowdfunding—collecting small amounts of money towards a shared goal from a large
A battery sorter, magnetic bookmark, and a solar powered fan were just a few of the fantastic projects presented at this year’s Yavneh Academy’s 3rd grade SITE fair. The students worked diligently creating inventions and innovations that help solve a problem. Yavneh’s 7th grade E2K students served as judges. After much deliberation,
Ben Porat Yosef kindergartners embarked on a chesed project to enhance the Shabbat experience for Jewish-Americans in the armed forces who are serving overseas. The students created special items and purchased others in order to assemble care packages, which included challah, grape juice, candles, a challah board and challah cover, as well as
Moriah welcomed Mr. Yehuda Avner, advisor to four former Israeli prime ministers (Eshkol, Meir, Rabin, Begin) and bestselling author of The Prime Ministers (now a motion picture) to school on Friday, May 2nd. Mr. Avner addressed the 7th- and 8th-grade classes and spent time with his great-grandchildren, who are Moriah
Ben Porat Yosef junior high students participated in a school-sponsored, community-wide Yom Hazikaron commemoration (memorial ceremony for Israeli soldiers and victims of terror) on May 4th. The students read selected stories and poems about fallen soldiers and presented a slide show. The selections were recited in both the original Hebrew
On Monday, Moriah began Yom Ha’Shoah commemorations with the sounding of the one-minute siren in Israel. Later in the day, our 6th and 7th graders sat riveted as they listened to the personal story of Auschwitz survivor Hannah Wechsler, a magnificent human being whom we interviewed last year for “Names Not Numbers” and who has become Moriah’s