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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Schools

Yavneh Seventh Graders Deliver Inspiration

Representatives from the Yavneh Academy seventh grade visited the Stephen D.Hassenfeld Childrens’ Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders NYU Langone Medical Center. There, they delivered stuffed animals (doggies) to ill children. During Mrs. Shifra Srolovitz’s 7th grade advisory class, a child life specialist had presented to

Yavneh Third Graders Win Leket Israel Float Design Contest

Yavneh Academy third graders Sienna Dube, Isabella Einhorn and Alexandra Greene, won the Second Annual American Friends of Leket Israel Float Design Contest for the 2015 Celebrate Israel Parade. Their design was selected from over 155 submissions by a panel of judges as the first-place winner. In addition to winning an ice

Bullying, Sibling Rivalry Addressed at TABC’s Book Day

Book Day 2015 was eagerly awaited by the students of Torah Academy of Bergen County. Co-ordinated by Dr. Carol Master, chair of the English Department, and Mrs. Leah Moskovits, librarian of the school, this day was the culmination of months of preparation. Each year students and faculty read a single book and, using the book as a jumping off

Yeshivat Noam Students Vote in Israeli Election

Yeshivat Noam Students in Grades 6-8 spent time learning about the political parties in Israel and the leaders of those parties. In culmination of that unit, the students had a simulated election and each had the opportunity to vote for the next prime minister of Israel. The results were a reflection of the real

‘CSI Teaneck’ Visits Ma’ayanot

Students in Ma’ayanot’s senior elective Forensics class have spent the year learning about the science behind common forensic investigation techniques. Forensics teacher and Science Department Chair, Mrs. Gila Stein, invited two Teaneck police officers, Daniel D’alessio and Sara Quant, to visit with her class and give the

Ma’ayanot’s Torah Bowl Team Advances to the Championship

Ma’ayanot’s Torah Bowl team, coached by Talmud teacher Mrs. Chava Lerner, successfully competed in playoff matchups against SAR, Ramaz and Frisch. The team now advances to the championship meet, scheduled to take place after Pesach.

Interestingly, Mrs. Chava Lerner happens to be a

Gan Rina Learns About Fire Safety

Gan Rina Nursery worked with The Teaneck Fire Department to host a fire safety program for parents and students as part of their Chag preparations.

Matzah Baking at SINAI

SINAI students got a hands-on Pesach experience last week, making their own matzah with the other students at JKHA.

Yeshivat He’atid Second Graders Visit Esplanade at the Palisades

Yeshivat He’atid second graders brought their talents to the Esplanade at the Palisades. The students sang Pesach songs, met with the elderly residents and brought joy to their day.

Chesed Programming at Ma’ayanot

Mark Twain’s famous declaration about not letting school interfere with his education can sometimes ring true, even for those who experience positive, growth-oriented experiences in traditional educational settings. Indeed, the fact that students develop personally, religiously, and intellectually in significant

JKHA Debate Team Takes the Prize

This year, the JKHA middle school debate team had individual and team wins. JKHA students Gabi Buch, Yael Feldman and Megan Glajchen won first, second and third place speake, respectively. The first place winning team was Meagan Glajchen and Yael Feldman.

RYNJ Seventh Grade Girls Present a Hebrew Peter Pan

The seventh grade girls of the Rosenbaum Yeshiva graced the stage last week with their production of Peter Pan. Their original, Hebrew version was presented three times on Tuesday, March 24. The talented actresses wowed the audiences with their stage presence and spoken Hebrew. They had prepared for two months learning