Monday, January 27, 2020


Ma’ayanot Alumnae Association Launches College Connections

The Ma’ayanot Alumnae Association recently unveiled a new program, College Connections, which is designed to foster connections between Ma’ayanot seniors contemplating attending specific colleges with Ma’ayanot alumnae at, or recently graduated from, those colleges.

The program is the

Google Visits Ben Porat Yosef’s Junior High Students

Ben Porat Yosef junior high students had a special visit from Micah Lemonik, a Google employee who works on products that the students frequently use, including Google Docs and Google Drive. Micah spoke to the students about innovation, and about the importance of trying things that seem impossible and the importance of failure in

‘Amelia Bedeliah’ Visits Yeshivat Noam

The laughter filled the room for each of the three workshops presented by Herman Parish to the students in kindergarten through 5th grade at Yeshivat Noam. Herman Parish shared the history of the legendary Amelia Bedelia books beginning with his aunt, Margaret Parish, who was known as Peggy Parish.

Celebrating Dr. Seuss’s Birthday at Yeshivat Noam

The 1st and 5th Grades at Yeshivat Noam joined together as reading buddies in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Each 1st grader chose a favorite Dr. Seuss book that their 5th grade buddy read to them. Afterwards, the students played a Kahoot trivia game challenging them on their knowledge of Dr. Seuss and his

Yeshivat He’Atid Celebrates Adar with Sports

The children, teachers and staff of Yeshivat He’Atid came together as a team to celebrate Adar in their favorite sports jerseys. From football to futbol, from the Jets to the Mets, they cheered for their favorite teams and spoke about their favorite sports.

Ferkauf Professor Roee Holtzer’s Mentorship and Innovative Research Foster Impressive Student Publications

New YorkOver the course of the last academic year, four doctoral students and one recent alumna of Dr. Roee Holtzer’s Neuropsychology and Cognition Lab at Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology were listed as first-authors on articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals—a rare and

Danny Ayalon, Former Israeli Ambassador, at JEC

Elizabeth—The excitement in the room was palpable as RTMA Principal Rabbi Peretz Hochbaum informed the RTMA and Bruriah seniors that their esteemed guest speaker, Danny Ayalon, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. had arrived. In recognition of the RTMA and Bruriah students accepted into YU

JKHA 1st Grade Brings China to Life

If you step into a first grade classroom at the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy, it would not be unusual to find the students writing their names in Chinese. The students have been learning about China, with highlights of the curriculum including comparing children’s lives in China with their own in America, learning about

YOE Purim Play Is Livestreamed

The JEC’s Yeshiva of Elizabeth 4th grade girls had their annual Purim play, which was live streamed for all to see at https://new.livestream.com/jec/events/3835671. Teacher Shaindle Gelbfish produced an exceptional show, combining history, music, creative movement and, of course, great humor. The audience was packed and

Local Students Encourage Others to ‘Give a Sock’

It is often said that the best idea can be found right in front of one’s face; however, for Adina Lichtman, it was right under her feet. It all started in November of 2013 when Lichtman, a West Orange native and graduate of Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School, was handing out sandwiches to people experiencing homelessness in New York

Moriah at an Egyptian Hunt

Moriah School 6th graders had a scavenger hunt in the Egyptian Gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The trip was planned by Social Studies teacher Ms. Sehgal.

Ma’ayanot and TABC Host Young Professionals Networking Event

Last month, for the first time, the Ma’ayanot and TABC Alumni Associations jointly hosted a young professionals networking event for alumni and spouses working in the fields of law, accounting and finance. Ma’ayanot parent Dov Adler, an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC), hosted the event at PwC’s Manhattan location