Tuesday, July 16, 2019


Meet MTA Senior Class Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Noam Mayerfeld, Valedictorian

Noam Mayerfeld of Teaneck, is this year’s MTA senior class valedictorian. Noam loved his four years at MTA, where he built relationships with rebbeim and faculty members, made new friends from different communities and participated in various

TABC Presents ‘A Few Good Men’

On Thursday, May 30, the Theater Department at TABC presented Aaron Sorkin’s “A Few Good Men” to a full house filled with parents, teachers and friends. Rebecca Lopkin, of Envision Theater and director of Performing Arts at TABC, chose to tackle a powerful drama which is also an iconic 1990’s film. Many famous

Gan Yavneh Nursery Studies Butterflies

This week Gan Yavneh released their classroom butterflies! All of the yeladim learned about the life cycle of a butterfly and observed the changes in their caterpillars. The toddlers loved to say “cocoon” and “chrysalis” and enjoyed releasing them into the sky!


TABC Senior Avrumi Davis Ties for Second in YUHS Bekiut Competitions

Mazal tov to TABC senior Avrumi Davis on finishing in second place nationwide in the YU High School Bekiut competition. Davis mastered Masechet Megillah and earned a 98.2 average on his review tests this year. YU will award him $2,000 towards sefarim from Eichler’s. Mazal tov on this amazing accomplishment!

BCHSJS Students Take Jewish Volunteer Corp Class

Students from the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies (BCHSJS) who are in the Jewish Volunteer Corp class in which they learn about the elderly, have visited with residents of The Daughters of Miriam seven times this school year. The year culminated when BCHSJS students and their parents joined the residents of Daughters of

Academies @ GBDS Holds First Grade Siddur Ceremony

On Friday, May 31, first graders welcomed families to share a heartfelt Siddur Ceremony and a song filled celebration that highlighted the incredible growth the first grade students experienced this year at Academies @ GBDS, under the loving guidance of their Judaic Studies teacher Morah Hana Cohen. The ceremony

Yeshivat Frisch Holds YU Ideas Panel on ‘Future of the Book’

Yeshivat Frisch hosted a Yeshiva University Ideas Panel on May 22, titled “The Future of the Book.” The panel featured a series of presentations on the evolution of book technologies and their influence on Jewish learning, delivered by YU Associate Professor of Near Eastern and Jewish Studies Aaron Koller,

Moriah Nursery Celebrates Yom Yerushalayim

Moriah’s nursery students prepared for Yom Yerushalayim! They learned about the Kotel and how special it is to the Jewish people. They constructed their own Kotel from blocks and created beautiful Kotel artwork. They sang ירושלים של זהב and it felt like they were there!

Moriah Fifth Grade Performs at Oceanography Night

Last week the Moriah fifth grade concluded their oceanography unit with Oceanography Night. The evening began with a greeting and two songs performed by the entire fifth grade. The fifth grade oceanography experts lead their parents and guests to the auditorium to view their projects and reports. Guests were delighted by

Bruriah Middle School Welcomes New Students

In true Bruriah Middle School fashion, students welcomed incoming students with food, fun and facts at the annual welcome luncheon. Carrying through its theme, “We’re a brand of our own,” each grade contributed to make the luncheon memorable. The sixth grade presented a G.O. student council song and prepared

RKYHS Seniors Spend Moving Week in Poland for Holocaust Studies Seminar

RKYHS seniors capped off a memorable and life-changing trip to Poland with a visit to Israel. The seniors have spent the prior week receiving a firsthand look at the horrors of the Holocaust and understanding life in Poland before the war. After arriving in Warsaw, the group started their non-stop touring

JEC Fifth Grade Girls Have Tanach Fair

The annual JEC fifth grade girls’ Tanach Fair was an amazing display of student learning! Through song and choreography, the girls told the story of each of the shoftim, and wrapped up by singing Shirat Devorah. Shifting to Chumash, the girls described the makot and invited the audience to join them at their