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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Schools

RKYHS Participates in Muslim-Jewish Exchange Program

The RKYHS Muslim-Jewish Exchange Program visited a Muslim high school in Union City, NJ. The students began the afternoon by eating lunch together, talking about concerns, questioning assumptions, delving into differences and exploring similarities. The day culminated with a circle discussion wherein students from both schools were

JKHA Lower School Observes Yom Hashoah

On Thursday, April 16, the JKHA Lower School commemorated Yom HaShoah with a program tailored to this young audience. Students gathered in the Klatt Beit Midrash and were shown the school’s Holocaust Sefer Torah—donated by the Mosberg family—which was saved from that time period. A discussion of how many letters are in a sefer Torah

RKYHS Marks Yom Hashoah

While the goal of most Yom Hashoah programs is to commemorate and remember the victims and impact of the Holocaust, this year’s Yom Hashoah program at RKYHS sought to engage the students directly and assist them in finding their own, meaningful connections to the day and its objectives.

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RYNJ Honors Alumni Faculty Members at Scholarship Reception

River Edge—The Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey, in its largest fundraiser of the year, is honoring the 13 faculty members of the school who have also matriculated from its ranks. “There is no greater nachat than having our alumni return as rebbeim, morot and teachers,” said Rabbi Daniel Price, RYNJ’s head of school. The

Moriah ‘Shir Chadash’ Students Shine at Carnegie Hall

The 4th and 5th grade members of Shir Chadash Choir, led by Morah Sharon Kinstlinger, joined with 250 students from area schools to perform two Yiddish songs with for the finale of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene 100th Season Gala at Carnegie Hall. The students experienced the thrill of on-stage

RYNJ Girls’ Torah Bowl Heads to Finals

The RYNJ Torah Bowl girls’ team clinched its division and will be competing in the finals with the other division winners. The students studied and competed throughout the year, mastering the entire Sefer Shmot, every Pasuk and every Rashi.

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MTAPAC Heads to Washington

March 26th was a meaningful and productive day for the MTA students who participated in the school’s annual lobbying mission to Washington D.C. The ‘Hatzioni’ members who partook in the event had prepared for weeks in advance researching bills, familiarizing themselves with specific members of congress and seeking to

Ben Porat Yosef Early Childhood Students Enjoy Matzah Baking

Ben Porat Yosef early childhood students visited the Living Legacy Matzah Factory on March 26th. Rabbi Goldin brought his equipment to school and the children learned to grind the flower, mix it up very quickly, shape and then bake the matzot, all as a pre-Pesach learning experience.

The Binah School Unites Students Through a Multi-Media Torah-Study Curriculum

For many parents in the Jewish community, conversations surrounding the dynamics of a dual curriculum are all too familiar. Many feel that it is “taxing” or “demanding” on their children, and, by definition, the entire family. But The Binah School, a unique educational model in Massachusetts, has added a third

Yeshivat Noam Brachot Bee Finalists

The 3rd through 5th Grade students of Yeshivat Noam greatly extended themselves to prepare, participate and perform in this year’s Brachot Bee. The first round of competition was conducted within each class. The 12 class winners became finalists and were challenged in front of all three grades.

For Yeshivat Noam’s Fourth Grade, Electricity and Energy Are Hot Topics

Fourth Grade Yeshivat Noam scientists are studying electricity and energy. Students designed, constructed and wired their own electrical circuit cards using LED bulbs, batteries and conductive paint. Next, they continued to learn about greener forms of energy sources and how to better protect our planet. In one of

Spring Has Sprung in PK3 at RYNJ

The children enjoyed creating beautiful butterflies in honor of Spring.