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Monday, April 06, 2020

Schools

RKYHS Honors Students for Chessed Performance

Rabbis Rubin and Mintz presented certificates of honor to students who have dedicated themselves to Torah study and acts of chesed. Students performing 54 or more chessed hours during the year were inducted into the Rabbi Abraham Warhaftig Chessed Society.

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MTA Students Celebrate Sixth Annual Yeshiva-Wide Siyum

Nearly 180 MTA students assembled on June 4 in Yeshiva University’s Furst Hall to celebrate the school’s sixth annual yeshiva-wide siyum. The event marked a year of great accomplishment and Talmud Torah growth with the completion by each student of an entire massechta in Shas.

Yeshivat He’Atid Welcomes MDA

The Magen David Adom ambulance paid Yeshivat He’Atid a visit as a thank you for the school’s support. The students got to see how their support helps create healthy futures for Israelis in need.

Ma’ayanot Students Make Bat Mitzvah Girl’s Dreams Come True

For the second year in a row, Ma’ayanot students, led by student leaders on the school’s Holiday Enhancement Committee, threw a bat mitzvah party for a local girl who would not otherwise have enjoyed a traditional bat mitzvah celebration. But this was no ordinary party; in the words of the bat mitzvah girl’s mother, “This

Moriah Hosts Annual Heritage Fair

The Moriah School hosted their annual Heritage Fair on Wednesday evening, May 28. Over 83 artifacts were on display for students, parents and grandparents to view. The project is a joint effort between Moriah and the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. To view the online exhibit please go to:

RYNJ Fifth Grade Torah and Mishnah Fairs

RYNJ was buzzing with excitement for the annual fifth grade Torah Fair and Mishna Fair. Parents, morahs, rebbeim and students alike were impressed with the depth of the students’ knowledge and their creativity in depicting their topic. Each project was unique and a personal expression of what each student

Frisch Students at Forefront of Engineering Innovations

PARAMUS, NJ—Ally Weiss is only 15 years old, but this Frisch School freshman has already created a remote-control car with a robotic claw that can help mobility-impaired people pick things up from the floor. Working together with fellow freshman engineering students, Ben Moskowitz and Evan Zauderer, Weiss developed a

LPS First Grade Authors Celebrate

First graders at Lubavitch on the Palisades School are officially published authors. A publishing party took place at Womrath’s Bookstore in Tenafly on May 27. Students have worked throughout the year in order to become authors. Morah Shari, first grade teacher says, “Since the first day of school, the students have been

Yeshivat Noam Girls Make Memories

Yeshivat Noam middle school assistant principal of general studies, Becky Troodler, generously opened her home to spend the day with the eighth grade girls for “Memory Making Day” — a day dedicated to art, learning and bonding. Several faculty members, including Aliza Weinberg, Malka Shapiro, Barbara Sehgal, Sari Sheinfeld,

Ben Porat Yosef Celebrates Author’s Day and Shavua HaSefer

On Thursday, June 4, Ben Porat Yosef’s first through seventh grade students celebrated Author’s Day. In preparation, the students had been immersed in learning about different authors and styles of writing.

The morning began with students meeting acclaimed author Johanna Hurwitz, author of

Yavneh Students Present “Big Big World”

Yavneh’s Academy’s third graders presented smashing performances of “Big Big World” at the Route 17S Barnes and Noble. The program reflected their rain forest unit that began in March with a presentation of the “Wonders of the Rain Forest.” Their learning continued with each child researching a rainforest

JKHA Seventh Grade Boys Get a Taste of Greatness

As part of their bar mitzvah programming, the JKHA seventh grade boys participated in the “Taste of Greatness” project. Students had the opportunity to research a great Torah personality and interview someone who had a relationship with that individual. Students and cousins Josh and Charles Lando researched and presented on the