New York—Yeshiva University (www.yu.edu) recently announced that Israeli diplomat and politician Danny Ayalon has been appointed the Rennert Visiting Professor of Foreign Policy Studies at Yeshiva University for the spring 2014 semester. Ambassador Ayalon will teach on both the
The Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey is proud to announce that Mrs. Stephanie Summers has been selected from a highly competitive applicant pool to participate in YU Lead, the YU School Partnership’s exclusive leadership development program.
This year’s cohort is comprised of 30 teachers, division principals,
Yavneh Academy kicked off the Aleinu Safety Kid program with a presentation by Mrs. Elke Stein, MSW, LCSW and Director of JFS in Clifton. Mrs. Stein met with Yavneh parents during a special evening meeting to describe the safety program and explain the structure and goals of Aleinu. She emphasized the importance of the culturally sensitive program and
Yeshivat Noam’s third and fourth graders recently went back in time to learn about the life of the Lenape Indians. The Lenape (len-AH-pay) or Delaware Indians lived in an area they called “Lenapehoking,” which means “Land of the Lenape.” Their land included all of what is now New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, southeastern New York State, northern
Teaneck—College is notoriously debt-incurring and, for some students, it can be difficult to achieve a high caliber secular education without the benefit of very deep pockets. This is a challenge often felt more intensely in the Jewish community, where parents have already paid for 12 years’ worth of day school or yeshiva fees which rival the yearly
On Friday, November 15th, Alon Davidi, mayor of Sderot, and Dovid Fendel, Rosh HaYeshiva of Sderot, joined the junior high minyan at Ben Porat Yosef. They participated in the tefillah and afterwards also spoke to the junior high students about life in Sderot.
On Wednesday, November 13th, Ben Porat Yosef fourth grade students learned Navi together with their parents at an interactive ‘Mesibat Navi’ (Navi celebration). Children and parents worked together to explore concepts from Sefer Yehoshua, doing many interesting activities that highlighted facts and themes.
The 6th Grade Debate Team attended their first debate of the year at HAFTR this week and competed against several schools. The topic was ‘The NSA should not be able to listen to our phone calls and read our e-mails’. Ayala Kilimnick won 3rd place speaker and Ayala Kilimnick and Chana Fisher won 2nd place team. Congratulations to the team and their coach,
Teaneck—A shomer Shabbos former Rockette and an off-Broadway producer are working with Poconos camp owner Dale Pianko to train Orthodox girls in the performing arts this coming summer. An open house was recently held in Teaneck to help gather the first summer’s class of campers.
“Camp Maor is a place where every camper will have a chance
The Friendship Circle recently hosted a family night out program, where parents dropped off all their children for 2 ½ hours of fun on a Saturday night while they enjoyed a worry-free night out.
Children enjoyed pizza, havdalla candle making, sports, and a live ventriloquist show! Save the Date for the next family night out – December 14
Nearly 100 students, faculty and alumni of The Frisch School participated in the school’s annual Blood Drive on November 19, in partnership with the Community Blood Services of Paramus. Pictured are Tzvi Bessler Yoni Hammerman, Sabrina Kudowitz, and Sabrina Benmoha who did an amazing job organizing and running the Blood Drive. The units of blood donated are
Sensory sand search, kids in the kitchen, and picking patterns are some of the fun and educational activities your child will experience at the Preschool Preview hosted by the early childhood program of Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey, on Sunday, November 17th at 9:30 am. “The Preschool Preview is an opportunity for preschool aged children who are