Friday, December 13, 2019


Research is Fun at RYNJ

RYNJ students of 4B1 are learning how to do research. The boys learned how to use a table of contents and an index to locate pertinent information inside of a text. Then, each student chose several books about an animal and wrote a short report about the adaptations, habitat, diet and lifespan of his chosen animal.  Also, each boy

Rabbi Zelick Block a “Grand-Friend”

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades runs a “Grand-Friend” program that encourages intergenerational interactions between seniors and young children who attend programs at the Center. The program was launched by the JCC Senior Center Director Judi Nahary, who found research that suggests that these sorts of interactions

Chumashim for Yavneh 2nd Graders

Yavneh Academy second graders proudly received their first Chumashim at a special chagigah filled with song and dance.

Celebrating Chanukah at Leah Sokoloff Nursery School

Moriah at the Esplanade

Moriah Kindergartners sang Chanukah songs and did projects with residents of the Esplanade!

Noam Buds Celebrate Chanukah

Class by class for the Buds students, Yeshivat Noam invited parents and visitors to attend a Chanukah celebratory breakfast. The children, their morot and the guests enjoyed tefillah, singing, games, latkes and festivities together.


LPS Spreads the Light of Chanukah

LPS Elementary School students spread the light of Chanukah by entertaining residents of Country Manor Nursing Home.

JKHA Middle School Participates in an Hour of Code

On December 18, over 100 students from the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy Middle School joined 76,603,900 students across the country by participating in an Hour of Code. The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science designed to demystify code, spark students’ interest, and show that anybody can

RYBJ B’not Light Things Up at Jewish Home

When thinking of Chanukah, most children think of dreidels, menorahs, latkes, gifts and donuts. At Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey (RYNJ), our 7th grade girls think of chesed. During Chanukah we celebrate the miracle of light. The b’not of RYNJ, learned that they have the power to bring “light” into the

RKYHS Students Attend Panim el Panim in Washington

Twenty-seven students from the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School participated in a very unique leadership opportunity that focuses on civic issues through a Jewish lens called Panim el Panim. This program is run under the auspices of BBYO. Other participating schools included: Akiva H.S., Heschel School, Denver Jewish Day School,

Kushner Homelessness Awareness Committee Strives to Give Back

When people hear the words hunger, poverty, or discomfort, different thoughts pop into their heads. The members of the Kushner Homelessness Awareness Committee (KHAC) immediately think of the countless indigent people they have had the opportunity to help through this student-run group at the Rae Kushner Yeshiva

Learning from the Experts: JEC’s Bruriah Students Get Financial Advice from PwC

Elizabeth, NJ–Bruriah students were treated to a day of financial literacy training by a team of specialists from the multinational financial firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. The Bruriah program followed visits by PwC to the Jewish Educational Center’s Yeshiva of Elizabeth elementary and Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy divisions