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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Schools

Moriah Students at Rockleigh Home

On Friday, the Moriah 8th grade visited the Jewish Home at Rockleigh. Students bonded with residents over life experiences and common interests. In honor of Mother’s/Father’s Day, students helped created a paper bouquet of flowers. Everyone enjoyed the time spent talking and laughing.

Color Me Fun: Family Run/Walk for the Entire Community

Earlier in the year, Yeshivat Noam was brainstorming the creation of an event that could raise funds for the school, build school spirit, and invite the community to join in the fun. Ben Porat is known for its Annual Carnival and 5k; YNJ hosts a biannual amazing Auction; and Yavneh a well-known competitive 5K. After many calls, emails, and

Stern College Class Charity Campaign Goes Viral; Raises $32,000 to Make Home Wheelchair Accessible

New YorkFor the final project in his “Social Media to Drive Business Results” course at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, Adjunct Instructor Rob Longert gave students a simple assignment: raise money for a charitable cause by crowdfunding—collecting small amounts of money towards a shared goal from a large

Yavneh Academy 3rd Grade SITE Fair

A battery sorter, magnetic bookmark, and a solar powered fan were just a few of the fantastic projects presented at this year’s Yavneh Academy’s 3rd grade SITE fair. The students worked diligently creating inventions and innovations that help solve a problem. Yavneh’s 7th grade E2K students served as judges. After much deliberation,

BPY Sending Parcels to Jewish Soldiers

Ben Porat Yosef kindergartners embarked on a chesed project to enhance the Shabbat experience for Jewish-Americans in the armed forces who are serving overseas.  The students created special items and purchased others in order to assemble care packages, which included challah, grape juice, candles, a challah board and challah cover, as well as

Yaldenu Tots Celebrating Yom Haatz maut

Yehudah Avner at Moriah

Moriah welcomed Mr. Yehuda Avner, advisor to four former Israeli prime ministers (Eshkol, Meir, Rabin, Begin) and bestselling author of The Prime Ministers (now a motion picture) to school on Friday, May 2nd. Mr. Avner addressed the 7th- and 8th-grade classes and spent time with his great-grandchildren, who are Moriah

Yom Hazikaron at Ben Porat Yosef

Ben Porat Yosef junior high students participated in a school-sponsored, community-wide Yom Hazikaron commemoration (memorial ceremony for Israeli soldiers and victims of terror) on May 4th. The students read selected stories and poems about fallen soldiers and presented a slide show. The selections were recited in both the original Hebrew

Holocaust Remembrance Week at Moriah

On Monday, Moriah began Yom Ha’Shoah commemorations with the sounding of the one-minute siren in Israel. Later in the day, our 6th and 7th graders sat riveted as they listened to the personal story of Auschwitz survivor Hannah Wechsler, a magnificent human being whom we interviewed last year for “Names Not Numbers” and who has become Moriah’s

Yom Ha’atz maut Daglanut at Moriah

Israel Day on the Palisades

Lubavitch on the Palisades students celebrated Israel Day by visiting classrooms that were transformed into special places in Israel. In this picture, Pre-K students have just finished “milking” a cow and squeezing fresh orange juice at a kibbutz.

First Ever Fun Run at He’Atid

Yeshivat He’Atid held its first-ever annual FunRun event this past Sunday (May 4th) at the Bergenfield High School outdoor track in Bergenfield, New Jersey. The FunRun promised to be Yeshivat He’Atid’s largest fundraiser of the year, and it surely met expectations.

The FunRun event featured exciting running and walking events for both