Many of the 8th grade graduates of RYNJ continued to attend post-graduation learning with their rebbeim for the week following graduation. The highlight of the week was a siyyum at Dougie’s where all the graduates were invited to celebrate their completion of two Perakim in Gemarah Makkot and Sefer Shmuel.
Ben Porat Yosef celebrated its inaugural graduating class on June 11th. Several of the graduates attended BPY from the school’s inception in 2001, as part of the school’s 2½-year-old toddler class. The nine graduates were addressed by a founder of the school, Steven Sarao, as well as by Rav Tomer Ronen, Rosh HaYeshiva; Stanley Fischman,
RYNJ 6th grade girls distributed handmade, everlasting colorful flowers to the residents of Daughters of Miriam. The RYNJ students shmoozed, sang, played bingo and brought such joy to the residents! Smiles were everywhere on the faces of the residents and our RYNJ talmidot!
Paramus—The students at the Frisch School recently hosted its first annual Science Research and Engineering Symposium night, an event dedicated to showcasing some of the phenomenal projects Frisch students have created and researched in the school’s engineering and biology research classes. These classes, taught by Mrs. Rifkie Silverman and Dr. Mindy
On June 6th, Bruriah Junior High Coordinator Mrs. Zehava Greenwald took the Bruriah 8th graders to the Elizabeth River Trail to do volunteer work with Groundwork Elizabeth. It was a wonderful opportunity to integrate classroom learning with daily living as well a chance to give back to our community and environment. The experience was very
Teaneck—It was a spillover crowd at Congregation B’nai Yeshurun’s banquet hall June 8 as close to 250 people came to celebrate the first year of Heichal HaTorah, Teaneck’s newest yeshiva. Parents and students were joined by family members, yeshiva supporters, and rabbis from an array of communities, who were curious about the
Under the direction of our Safah teacher, Morah Judy Buchnik, our students competed against fourth graders from schools across the world in a Hebrew language contest run by Ivrit publications. Students were asked to create submissions depicting a hero from modern Jewish history and enumerating their contributions to the Jewish people and to the State of Israel. Our
New York—Ms. Liora Haibi, Hebrew language instructor at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (MTA)/Yeshiva University High School for Boys, has been selected as a regional recipient of the Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.
Presented by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF), the award is designed to recognize, honor,
Paramus—SpaceIL, an Israeli non-profit organization, is attempting to land the first Israeli spacecraft on the moon by the end of 2015 as part of a contest called the Google Lunar XPrize competition. On a recent afternoon, SpaceIL unveiled its mission to 500 students from Frisch, Ma’ayanot, and several other schools, who had come together to share
Ben Porat Yosef sixth and seventh graders left for an overnight trip to Camp Monroe on May 19. They had the opportunity to hike, fish, and participate in archery and zip-lining activities. They also worked together in boating and cheered each other on during go-carting, then performed in their own talent show. The goal of the trip was to promote community,