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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Schools

Moriah Eighth Graders Hear From Investigative Reporter

One element of the “Names, Not Numbers©” program is teaching the Moriah eighth grade students the art of conducting a proper interview. Jonah Kaplan, ABC news investigative reporter, visited Moriah and addressed the eighth graders last week. He highlighted the skills associated with interview preparation, questioning and patience

BCHSJS Goes to Humdingers

Last Sunday afternoon, students at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies participated in some fun activities during an after-school trip at Humdingers. Members from USY joined BCHSJS students where they all enjoyed bowling, batting cages, laser maze and arcade games. A good, exhausting time was had by all!

Yeshivat Noam Partners With Liberty Science Center

Could it be smoke, gas or condensation? What is the difference? What are the properties of matter? What are Owl Pellets? What can they help us learn?

These are some of the many questions that Yeshivat Noam students pondered during their kickoff STEM presentations with the Liberty Science Center, which is partnering with the school in

BPY Celebrates Grandparents as Vital Part of School Community

On Sunday November 3, Ben Porat Yosef hosted its annual early childhood grandparent event featuring brunch and a bubble show. Over 200 people attended, from as far away as Phoenix, Israel and throughout the tri-state area. Grandparents brought their grandchildren to the annual event which is a highlight for both

TABC Kicks Off Cheshvan in Style

No MarCheshvan blues here! TABC celebrated Rosh Chodesh last week with fun and festivity. After a spirited Hallel on Tuesday, students and faculty enjoyed Dunkin’ Donuts before heading to the gyms for basketball contests, with the winners scoring gift cards and accolades. As lunchtime came around, the Chickies

Chesed Mornings Have Begun at Yavneh Academy

Eighth grade chesed mornings at Yavneh Academy have begun! The students are continuing their wonderful relationship at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh, and have added visiting Daughters of Miriam, performing for Cafe Europa and learning the art of Mitzvah Clowning.

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KC Kids in Yeshivat He’Atid Make Rainbows

In conjunction with Parshat Noach the yeladim made rainbow necklaces. They patterned, beaded and created! They also used their artistic skills to create rainbow pictures and enjoyed making an edible rainbow treat. They decorated animal crackers with frosting and rainbow sprinkles.

Torah Takes the Lead at RYNJ

Congratulations to the RYNJ girls and boys Torah Bowl teams who had a VERY successful first meet. Their record is 8 and 0! RYNJ is so proud of its talmidim and talmidot for all of the extra time that they devoted to learning the parshiot of Vayikra and Tzav—every pasuk and Rashi. Kol hakavod!

Yeshivat Frisch Science Teacher Named Finalist for Major Education Award

Dr. Jennifer Blanck, a beloved biology and chemistry teacher at Yeshivat Frisch, was named a finalist for the 2019 New Jersey Nonpublic School Teacher of the Year Award by the New Jersey Council for American Private Education (NJCAPE). The organization represents all major nonpublic school constituencies in New Jersey,

Yeshivat Noam Fourth Graders Experience Sunrise Minyan

Thanks to the leadership of their creative rebbe, Rabbi Yaakov Nadler, Yeshivat Noam fourth graders experienced a  sunrise minyan. Living the first two mishnayot of Masechet Brachot, the students witnessed first hand the transformation from night to day, from “dawn” to “misheyakir,” which is when it

BCHSJS Jewish Volunteer Corps Class Visits Daughters of Miriam

In the Jewish tradition, there is a mitzvah to honor the elderly. At the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies students take part in a service learning class entitled the Jewish Volunteer Corps. In this class, the students are actively involved in volunteering with a group of residents at Daughters of Miriam in Clifton.

TABC Juniors Enjoy Educational Trip and Night Out

Last Wednesday, TABC’s junior class enjoyed a well-deserved night out! The evening started with a pizza dinner before the groups departed for the Prudential Center to watch the New Jersey Devils take on the Tampa Bay Lightning. The game was very exciting as the Devils tied up the game with less than 10 seconds