Monday, January 27, 2020


JKHA Annual Scholastic Book Fair a Huge Success

Livingston—The JKHA atrium was transformed into an exciting world of books last week as the Scholastic Book Fair paid the school its annual visit. The theme for this year’s Fair was “Under the Sea.” The space was turned into an underwater book store complete with fish and accents of blue.

RKYHS Runs for Shalva

A team of 16 Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School students recently visited Israel to participate in the Jerusalem 10K and Half Marathon. The team ran for Shalva, the Association for Mentally and Physically Challenged Children in Israel.

The team surpassed its fundraising goal, and

JEC Students View Bibi’s Address to Congress

Students throughout the Jewish Educational Center’s middle, junior and high schools took part in the historic address to Congress by Israeli Prime Minsiter Benyamin Netanyahu. In RTMA, Principal Rabbi Peretz Hochbaum spoke about the context of the speech, both politically and how it relates to the timing of Ta’anit Esther, and how we

JEC’s Bruriah Students Open “World of Our Fathers” to Packed House

Bruriah’s annual Mother-Daughter production opened to a packed house last week after many long weeks of practice and preparation. This year’s play was World of Our Fathers and with a goal of always involving the majority of students, every student had a unique opportunity to shine. Whether

Art Projects Keep Moriah Students Busy

It is an exciting time of year in the art room with Mr. H. With winter slowly coming to an end, the early childhood classes will be springing into a new season, creating “Crazy Caterpillars” while learning about pattern and texture.

First grade will be completing their last winter

RYNJ Hosts Music Recitals

It has been an exciting musical year at the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey as many enthusiastic and talented students have been singing and performing their way through the school year.

On March 12th, under the leadership of their music teacher, Mrs. Zitter a.k.a Morah Hadassa, RYNJ

Bruriah Junior High Helps the Home-Bound

Elizabeth—The Jewish Educational Center’s Bruriah Junior High School 7th and 8th graders had the opportunity to give back to the community by participating in an after-school “reach out” program in which they packaged cartons of food at Jewish Family Services of Union County for home-bound people.

SINAI Schools Stages Production of ‘Newsies’

The students of SINAI’s Karasick Shalem High School at TABC packed the house with a delightful musical production of Newsies.

Frisch Art Students to Mentor Sinai Schools Artists

This year, the Frisch Arts Track students have established an “Artists’ Beit Midrash Program” which meets weekly and focuses on tefillah. Students work in pairs to study a specific tefillah, developing an understanding and elucidating the text. They then discuss with their partners how to create works of art based on

TABC Shines in Competitions

TABC has had a great run in the past couple of weeks in a variety of high level area competitions, including the NJ Math League, College Bowl, Science Olympiad and Model Beis Din.

After the fifth round of the NJ Math League, TABC is in the top 10% in Bergen County and has been cited as a high

TABC Seniors Solidify Summer Plans

There has been much discussion about the significance of the “gap year” of study in Israel. At Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC), a year of study in Israel after graduation is not only encouraged, it is seen as an integral part of its graduates’ spiritual growth.

TABC is proud to announce that

MTA Choir Runner-Up in V’Ata Banim Choir Competion

The MTA choir competed in the fifth annual V’ata Banim Shiru A Capella Competition, a program run by the Koby Mandell Foundation. Amongst the fierce competition, MTA looked to clinch a fourth straight championship in the annual competition.

Despite a spirited performance, the MTA choir didn’t quite