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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Schools

Upstanding at Moriah

In honor of Chodesh Adar I, students at Moriah have formed Aharon’s Upstander Alliance. Pictured is the Moriah Upstander Hall of Fame. Each class nominated their Upstander from history and then did a project related to him or her. An Upstander is someone who comes forward to speak out for human rights, justice and ethics.

President’s Day at RYNJ

Kindergarten students at RYNJ learn about Presidents’ Day in style.

Ben Porat’s Second Grade Chumash Play

Ben Porat Yosef second graders received their chumashim at a presentation on Sunday, February 23rd. The children, in costume, performed various biblical scenes as part of the celebration.

Second grade teachers, standing (left to right) are: Michal Paran, Aliza Strassman, Tamar Feman, Shani Farkas, and Rav Eli Danziger.

The Doctor is In

Dr. Michael Berenbaum, an American scholar, professor, rabbi, writer, and filmmaker, who specializes in the study of the memorialization of the Holocaust, spoke to Moriah’s 8th grade about Holocaust remembrance and the importance of taking testimony from Holocaust Survivors for Names Not Numbers

Dental Health Month at Yeshivat Noam

An integral part of the Yeshivat Noam mission statement is Parent Partnership. The Health Committee, a sub-committee of the “PSP-Parent-School Partnership” created and implemented a month full of programs and visitors to teach our students about dental health.

Dr. Eytan Chen of Growing Smiles in Englewood, NJ visited Early Childhood and first

Yeshiva University Job Fair

New York—Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and Institute for University-School Partnership (YU School Partnership) hosted their annual Jewish Job Fair last week. The event was free and open to the public.

In addition to showcasing a variety of professional opportunities at well-respected Jewish schools, organizations, and

Yavneh Bake Sale to Benefit iShine a Huge Success!

The third annual Yavneh Academy Early Childhood Department Bake Sale was a huge success! The Ganon & Gan yeladim prepared an assortment of baked goods, including Rice Kripsie treats, chocolate dipped pretzels, and brownies. The yeladim were also in charge of creating posters for the event and selling the items. The students were able to brush

An Unexpected Teacher

I had a powerful experience several months ago. A series of events brought me to Hackensack Hospital to train as a chaplain. One does not need to be a rabbi or a priest to become a chaplain, but you do have to want to help people on emotional and spiritual levelsas they struggle with the various challenges they are encountering.

Very often in the hospital, I

Jewish Camp Foundation Launches Affordability Initiative

New York—The Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) has launched BunkConnectTM (BunkConnect.org), a new program that matches eligible families with high-quality, nonprofit Jewish summer camps at a more affordable price. This philanthropic business venture has been developed in collaboration with forward-thinking business executives and

Dora Golding Beckons Boys to the Poconos

Stroudsburg, PA—Being buried under four feet of snow this week did not stop the folks at Camp Dora Golding— the 89-year old,  all-boys, Torah-strong environment summer camp in the Poconos—from preparing for a great summer season. With many new additions to programs and facilities, campers and staff alike have lots to look forward this summer,

Heichal Welcomes Rabbi Dovid Komet as 10th Grade Rebbe

A close Talmid of Rav Meir Twersky Shlit”a, Rav Komet is known as one of the finest talmidei chachamim to come out of the YU Beis Medrash. Rav Komet also studied under the tutelage of HaRav Hershel Schachter, Shlit”a, Rosh Kollel, and was a member of Yeshiva University’s Kollel Elyon. Rav Komet received a B.A. in Mathematics from Yeshiva

Oral Testing at Lubavitch Preschool

Dr. Zev Schulhof of North Jersey Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery visited students at Lubavitch on the Palisades Preschool to give them a hands-on lesson about oral medicine. Dr. Schulhof gave each child the opportunity to examine a friend’s mouth using masks, gloves, and a special light.