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
Lubavitch on the Palisades students celebrated Israel Day by visiting classrooms that were transformed into special places in Israel. In this picture, Pre-K students have just finished “milking” a cow and squeezing fresh orange juice at a kibbutz.
Yeshivat He’Atid held its first-ever annual FunRun event this past Sunday (May 4th) at the Bergenfield High School outdoor track in Bergenfield, New Jersey. The FunRun promised to be Yeshivat He’Atid’s largest fundraiser of the year, and it surely met expectations.
The FunRun event featured exciting running and walking events for both
Gan Aviv traveled around Israel in honor of Yom Ha’atzmaut! Starting at Ben-Gurion Airport in a life sized El-Al plane made by Morah Galit, we stopped in Jerusalem and visited the Kotel, made sand art at the Dead Sea, ate falafel in Tel Aviv, and even squeezed fresh orange juice at a kibbutz!
The students of Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey enjoyed a wide variety of entertainment to celebrate Israel’s 66th Independence Day. The eighth graders ran “kef” carnivals for the children of grades 1-5.
Coordinators for the boys’ carnival—Meir Uretsky, Ezra Rotblat, Akiva Reich, Michael Peyser, Shua Weber,and Reuvain