Friday, March 24, 2017


BPY Fifth Graders Complete Impressive ‘Maker Projects’

Ben Porat Yosef fifth grade students completed impressive Maker projects after learning about electricity and circuitry. Students chose to create a project using a Makey Makey, a paper circuit, or any other materials from their earlier studies, having been challenged with the goal of “making something that does something

RYNJ Congratulates Their Torah Bowl Division Champions

Congratulations to the RYNJ girls Torah Bowl team on clinching the playoffs and becoming division champions. RYNJ team members Sonia Weiner, Shlomzion Rubin, Meira Schapiro, Leeby Levine and Sophia Greenblatt spent their free time studying Sefer Devarim, learning every pasuk and Rashi. The school is proud of their commitment, their

Yavneh Students Combine Purim and STEM

Yavneh Academy sixth graders were challenged to design and engineer the tallest free standing gallows. The teams worked together and tested their structures by hanging Haman.


TABC Color War Fills the Halls With Colorful Ruach

Last week was Color War at TABC and the school was filled with ruach. This year the team themes were: freshman: RIETS and Captain America, sophomores: Bais Midrash Govoha and Batman, juniors: Ponevezh and the Hulk, and seniors: The Mir and the Flash.

Day one

Rabbi Yehuda Kravetz of Yeshivat Noam Receives Semikhah

Mazal tov to Rabbi Yehuda Kravetz on his rabbinic ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University. The fifth graders enjoyed celebrating this achievement with their rebbe.


BPY Pre-K Prepares for Pesach

Ben Porat Yosef pre-k students were hard at work this week preparing for Pesach. Some of the activities they’ve participated in this week include a taste testing of different grape juices and then graphing their preferences, and “building pyramids” using soft blocks that they attached to contact paper and

MTA Celebrates Rav Hershel Schachter’s 50th Year as a RIETS Rosh Yeshiva

This past Wednesday, Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) joined Yeshiva University in their celebration of Rosh Yeshiva Rav Hershel Schachter’s 50th year of teaching Torah at YU. Instead of regular shiur, all of the different shiurim in YU, including MTA, joined for a day of unity. Different shiurim of

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Brings Chayalim to Moriah

Three chayalim and a representative of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) visited with the middle school on Wednesday. Mr. Gases, the FIDF representative, spoke about the activities and programs that are created with donations to the FIDF. Then the chayalim, dressed in full uniform, entered

MTA Talmidim Enjoy Amazing Purim Celebrations

Beginning on Motzei Shabbat, Purim night, Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) talmidim had the opportunity to participate in two memorable chagigas. Beginning with the annual Yeshiva University Purim chagiga on Purim night, all MTA students and their fathers were invited to join the college

Gan Aviv Loves Purim

Director of Gan Aviv, Danielle Feuer, dressed as Elsa and visited classrooms with hamentashen.


LPS Learns About the Four Mitzvot of Purim

Preschoolers at Lubavitch on the Palisades learned about the four special mitzvot of Purim that begin with the Hebrew letter Mem. Preschool enjoyed a special mishteh (feast) in Torah Town, listened to an exclusive Megilla reading by Rabbi Shain, collected matanot l’evyonim (charity)

RYNJ Students Explore and Innovate at STEM Night

On Wednesday evening, RYNJ hosted a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) night for fifth graders and their parents. The STEM Night was held to facilitate parents and students participating in engaging hands-on STEM activities. Parents and students made their way from station to station in the RYNJ