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Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Schools

Elizabeth Mayor Visits Bruriah Holocaust Museum

The Bruriah High School Holocaust Museum exhibit continues to impact visitors and students alike. This week, the mayor of Elizabeth, Chris Bollwage, toured the halls of the exhibit. Additional visitors included Paul Radensky, museum educator for Jewish schools from the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Chief of Staff to Assemblywoman

New Kollel Program Thrives at RKYHS

RKYHS has launched a new kollel program this year in conjunction with the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown. The program brings young men from the semicha program at the Rabbinical College to RKYHS to enhance learning opportunities for its students. The Rabbinical College of America is the New Jersey

New Kollel Program Thrives at RKYHS

RKYHS has launched a new kollel program this year in conjunction with the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown. The program brings young men from the semicha program at the Rabbinical College to RKYHS to enhance learning opportunities for its students. The Rabbinical College of America is the New Jersey

JKHA Students Participate In Read Across America

To mark the birthday of Dr. Seuss, and in conjunction with Read Across America, lower school enjoyed reading together with their early childhood younger reading buddies. They read his books together then went on a rhyming hunt to write down all of the rhymes they found.

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RYNJ Hosts Masmidim Auction

This week RYNJ MSB hosted the annual Masmidim Auction where students bid on over 50 prizes from their rebbeim, teachers and administrators—using voluntary hours of Torah learning! By the end of the action-packed, high-energy auction, over 2,800 (!) hours of Torah learning were used to win a wide range of

RKYHS Students Take Home Top Prize In Engineering Pitch Competition

For the second year in a row, a team from RKYHS took home first place in the PitchNJ “Shark Tank” competition! The team of Rebecca Arian, Sophia Eisenberg and Mari Kaufman won for their innovative Biowrap, an environmentally friendly replacement for plastic for use in water bottles, agriculture and for medical purposes. The

JEC Third Grade Has State Fair

This week, the third graders had their State Fair. They researched various aspects of a state including geography and climate. They wrote paragraphs on their researched topics and created a visual display of their knowledge. They eagerly shared what they learned with parents and peers through a performance and

JKHA Drama Club Performs ‘Madagascar Jr.’ To Excited Audience

The JKHA Drama Club wowed audiences at their performance of “Madagascar Jr.” Students in lower school and fifth grade have been working for months on this production. Lower school was treated to an encore performance the next day. Thank you to Fresh Theater Arts for all their work on producing and directing this

Another Bruriah Torah Bowl Victory

Congratulations to Bruriah’s Torah Bowl team for winning the recent playoff competition. They are now off to championships!

MTA Freshmen Join Vhaarev Na Program

On Tuesday, March 3, MTA talmidim in Rabbi Danto’s freshman shiur had the exciting opportunity to meet with Rabbi Dovid Newman, founder of the Vhaarev Na learning program, which has revolutionized the way that yeshiva high school talmidim are learning. The program focuses on intense chazara

BCHSJS Students Make Calls on Super Sunday

On Sunday, March 1, BCHSJS students, Principal Fred Nagler and the board members were among those who volunteered their time making calls at the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s Super Sunday. For some of the students, this was their first Super Sunday and it was a great way to get involved in a community

BPY Reads Together

March 2 is a special day to celebrate reading and the birthday of Dr. Seuss. At BPY, reading is valued both in general studies classes and limudei kodesh classes. To celebrate this special day, the entire school was split into reading buddies. All of the students in pre-k through eighth grade joined together in