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Monday, January 27, 2020

Schools

Yeshivat Noam 8th Grade/Yachad Partnership Shabbaton

Yeshivat Noam 8th graders attended sensitivity training, volunteered with Friendship Circle, and had an orientation to prepare them for an amazing Shabbos and melava malka with 80 Yachad members and their advisors. The meals, activities and chagigah with dancing were meaningful and celebratory for everyone who

Spiel at Yavneh Academy

The ruach of Chodesh Adar continued at Yavneh Academy with special dress-up theme days: Yom Sport and Yom Israel.

Library Comes to Life at Yeshivat He’Atid

The Daily Prophet reports that Harry Potter attends Yeshivat He’Atid! He was joined by Annie, Madeline, Fancy Nancy, Flat Stanley, Frank Hardy and so many more favorite characters. Halls were filled with colorful costumes and wonderful stories as everyone celebrated Adar with “Literary Character Dress-Up

Out From Under the Helmet

Eden Adler, one of the soldiers from Beneath the Helmet, speaking to Frisch students.

Purim’s in the Air at RYNJ

Golda Och Academy Launches Lower School STEM Club

West Orange—On February 18, Golda Och Academy’s 4th and 5th grade students put their love of engineering into practice during the lower school campus’ first STEM club meeting. The club, which has been made possible through a generous grant from the school’s Faculty Excellence and Innovation Fund as part of the Building on

JKHA Holds ‘I Don’t Know’ Contest

The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy Middle School math department has decided to put an end to students saying “I don’t know” in the classroom. Why? Because students do know! Instead of saying, “I don’t know,” students are encouraged to focus on what they do know and use that information to find a solution. To help spread

RKYHS Juniors Enjoy Twilight Ski Trip

RKYHS 11th graders went to Camelback mountain in Tannersville, PA last Wednesday for twilight snowboarding and skiing. The trip was very successful and the students had an amazing time! RKYHS

Superheroes at YOE

Fifth graders from the Jewish Educational Center’s Yeshiva of Elizabeth enjoyed dressing up as “Super-heroes” during the PTA-sponsored two week long dress-up campaign leading up to Purim.

JKHA Celebrates the 100th Day of School

Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy students are 100 days smarter! The JKHA Lower School students celebrated the 100th day of school and the number 100 in so many ways. Throughout the day, students designed 100 days glasses, beaded necklaces in bundles of 10 and made crowns. The students also made “100 fingers”

A Purim Message from YOE Tots

Students throughout the “Chalav U’Dvash” (Milk and Honey) division crafted cards with personal messages of encouragement and appreciation to the soldiers in the IDF. One student creatively painted a hand with the message “Shalom.” The cards will be distributed in Israel in time for Purim.

JKHA 3rd Graders Learn About the Four Mitzvot of Purim

The JKHA 3rd grade excitedly learned about the four mitzvot of Purim in great detail. They learned why, when and where these mitzvot are performed. After learning the halachot, the children split the four mitzvot into two categories: bein adam l’makom and bein adam l’chavero. As a culminating activity, the children completed