Sunday, December 08, 2019


The Mall was Alive with the Sounds of Chanukah Music

Paramus--Yavneh Academy ushered in the first night of Chanukah with a musical performance at The Garden State Plaza in Paramus. Rabbi Jonathan Knapp, Principal, opened the event with a D’var Torah on the meaning of Chanukah. Sammy Greenberg, a Yavneh student who became a bar mitzvah in September, lit

Happy 50th Birthday Moriah!

“Is Moriah’s mommy and daddy coming to school for its birthday today?” asked one of the pre-K children at the birthday celebrating 50 years of The Moriah School on the 50th day of classes. The school held various “50”-themed parties throughout the school on that day.

RYNJ and the Hour of Code

This week RYNJ participated in the Hour of Code. The international Hour of Code is a one hour introduction to computer science designed to show that anybody can learn the basics of computer coding. In the simplest sense, coding is a way to tell a computer what you want it to do. It usually involves creating

Mesibat Navi at BPY

Ben Porat Yosef 4th graders had a wonderful morning of learning Navi with their parents this morning at the Fourth Grade “Mesibat Navi.” They played Navi games and answered questions, and a good time was had by all!


Frisch Students Mentored by Jewish Home’s Former Jewish Communal Leaders

Students of The Frisch School in Paramus, New Jersey are currently attending “Linking the Generations” sessions with former Jewish communal leaders at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh. These programs are intended to inspire the young Jewish members of our communities to take action and advocate for Israel. The first two programs

Yeshivat He’Atid Hosts Pre-Chanukah Chagigah

Yeshivat He’Atid hosted its third annual Pre-Chanukah Chagigah this year at Keter Torah in Teaneck. Over 300 parents, students, teachers, and members of the community attended this lively event with music, dancing, games, crafts, and prizes. A great time was had by all!

Noam 6th Graders Probe “Changes of State”

Under the direction of their science teacher, Aliza Chanales, 6th graders at Yeshivat Noam try out Science Probeware and Data Collection Software used to study “Changes of State.”

CIJE-Tech High School Engineering Programs Nationwide to Incorporate 3-D Design and Printing Projects in Fall STEM Curriculum

New York–The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education’s (CIJE) CIJE-Tech programs at schools nationwide will add advanced 3-D printing and software design as part of its CIJE-Tech High School Engineering Program.

The CIJE-Tech High School Engineering Program is a discovery-focused, interactive

Yavneh Academy Reading EdCamp: An ISTE Souvenir

Getting students excited about reading can be a challenge for both teachers and parents, but Mrs. Malkie Singfer of Yavneh Academy may have found a solution. This past summer Mrs. Singfer, along with 11 other Yavneh educators, attended the ISTE conference. ISTE, The International Society for Technology in Education, holds

MTA Students Learn the Ins-and-Outs of Patent Law

Last week, MTA’s Applied Science Club hosted Daniel J. Gross, Esq., an Intellectual Property attorney at Myers Wolin, LLC. Mr. Gross presented an overview of IP law, providing the students with a basic understanding of copyrights, trademarks, and patents, among other related legal concepts. Approximately 60 students participated

Yeshivat Noam 8th Graders Learn About Shatnez

In conjunction with learning the prohibitions of wearing shatnez, a blend of linen and wool, the 8th grade at Yeshivat Noam got to see and hear first-hand from one of the neighborhood shatnez checkers what goes in to finding shatnez. Dr. Mark Apfel of Teaneck shared his experiences and stories about checking for shatnez.

RYNJ Cleans Up

RYNJ has participated in Hebrew Free Burial Association’s Cemetery Clean-Up Project for many years. Every year, students and rebbeim do a wonderful job in helping to maintain Silver Lake Cemetery. However, this year’s grade was among the best groups in the 10 years of the program.

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