Tuesday, October 22, 2019


Touro College Reaches Out to Young Professionals

New York—More than 40 young professionals from varied backgrounds and diverse careers attended a cocktail reception in Manhattan at the home of Carol Feinberg and Ken Gilman. Rabbi Alan G. Ciner, vice president of the Touro College and University System (TCUS), noted, “Touro is launching this initiative for young adults, offering them an opportunity to learn about

YU Students Reach Out to Ukraine

After spending their winter break volunteering in Ukraine’s Jewish community, a group of Yeshiva University students decided to send their support and some Purim cheer to their friends in the troubled region. On Tuesday, March 11, students packed dozens of mishloach manot packages to ship to the Jewish community in Kharkov, Ukraine, in time for the

Julian Krinsky, Tennis Icon, Gives Back To Jewish Community

Julian Krinsky’s Yesh Shabbat (www.yeshshabbat.com) is a highly acclaimed, premiere pre-college summer camp attracting tweens and teens from all over the U.S. and abroad. The motivation behind this program is the desire of Julian Krinsky, the founder, to give back to his community.

“When I learned about my lineage and the impact my ancestors made

Leah Sokoloff Nursery School Celebrates Purim

Lubavitch on the Palisades Preschool Students Celebrate Purim

Lubavitch on the Palisades Preschool students celebrated Purim with a carnival that included face painting, beanbag toss, bowling, and several other activities. Pictured here, Fully Guzman and Kira Mershon discover coins in a sand table which represent the mitzvah of Matanot L’evyonim, monetary gifts for those in need, one of the four mitzvot performed on

RYNJ Talmidot Do Double Mitzvah

The RYNJ Talmidot of 1G4 had a wonderful opportunity to participate in a “double” mitzvah this Purim. They each helped package adorable Mishloach Manot to be delivered to the Bikur Cholim rooms in local hospitals. Each RYNJ yaldah wrote a refuah shelaima card to go along with it. This was done as a zechut l’refuah shelaima for Chana Tova bat Esther

Yavneh Opera Club Sleepwalks

On Tuesday, March 11, members of one of the most popular clubs at Yavneh, the Monday Lunch Opera Club, had the experience of enjoying live opera by attending the final dress rehearsal of Bellini’s La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker) at the Metropolitan Opera.

The club, now in its third year, is open to third, fourth and fifth

Purim at Yeshivat Noam

Rabbi Chaim Hagler, principal of Yeshivat Noam, greeting students at his home throughout Purim dressed as Sully from Monsters University.

MTA Students LEAD-ing This Year With Unique Business Program

As the lab school of Yeshiva University, Yeshiva University High School for Boys (more familiarly known as MTA) is able to provide its students with incredible and unique opportunities. One such program that is run in partnership with the University’s Business school, the Sy Syms School of Business, is entitled MTA LEAD (Leadership. Entrepreneurship. Advisement.

Stern College Students Engage in Novel Cancer Research

New YorkWhat’s in an apple? Maybe, just maybe, the secret to kicking cancer.

According to research by Dr. Alyssa Schuck and Dr. Jeffrey Weisburg, Doris Kukin Chair in Molecular Biology—both clinical assistant professors of biology at Stern College for Women, apples, along with cranberry juice, pomegranates, and green

The Sounds of Music at RYNJ

RYNJ is enjoying an exciting musical year under the leadership of their music teacher Mrs. Zitter. This past week RYNJ hosted two music recitals. There were musicians on piano, guitar, violin, trumpet, recorder, flute, and drums, representing all four sections of the orchestra: strings, brass, woodwinds, and percussion.

The following students

MTA Student Performs in National Shakespeare Competition

Bergenfield—Four MTA grades study Shakespeare in English class and attend performances, but senior Shai Cohen of Bergnfield headed to the city-wide round of the annual English Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition. Coached intensively by Mrs. Harriet Levitt with assistance from Ms. Danielle Lewis, Shai presented a speech from one of Shakespeare’s