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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Schools

Tenafly Chabad Academy Attends Teach NJS Legislative Breakfast

On Sunday April 15, Stacy Katzwer, elementary school principal, and middle school students Ariel Hakimian and Isaac Cohen attended the Teach NJS legislative breakfast at the Glenpointe Marriott Hotel. They were privileged to hear from and speak to many key leaders and lawmakers. They boys were also able to meet Assemblyman

IDF General Addresses Ma’ayanot About ‘Ethics in the Field’

Leading up to Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut, Br. General Bentzi Gruber, vice commander (reserves) of Division 252, an armored division of 20,000 soldiers, addressed students at Ma’ayanot on Tuesday, April 10 about “Ethics in the Field,” an organization he established to shatter myths and inform the international

Moriah Counts the Omer

The Moriah early childhood is counting the Omer and preparing for Shavuot and receiving the Torah!

TABC Freshmen Take on Chesed Day

The TABC freshmen took part in their grade-wide chesed day last week and learned how giving back to the community is a core value of TABC. They broke into three groups, each one engaging in a unique form of chesed. One group went to Daughters of Miriam where they davened with the elderly residents and brought a

Yeshivat Frisch Commemorates Yom HaShoah

In preparation for commemorating Yom HaShoah, Yeshivat Frisch students heard a powerful story of survival and faith in the face of horror on April 11 from Rabbi Yakov Jungreis, older brother of Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis a”h. Rabbi Jungreis (then aged 11) and his family survived the Holocaust as part of the group

Yom HaShoah at RYNJ: Remembering Through Positive Action

On Yom HaShoah, the RYNJ sixth and seventh grade students had a very meaningful program to remember the six million Jews who died in the Holocaust. The mood was set in the darkened shul with very little red light from the spotlights shining down on six candles commemorating the people that died in the Holocaust. The

Ma’ayanot Marks Yom HaShoah

Ma’ayanot commemorated Yom HaShoah with a candle-lighting ceremony after tefillah and a kumzitz in which faculty members and students shared personal stories to honor survivors and remember family members who perished during the Holocaust. Students were also privileged to hear from Frima Laub, a survivor from

BPY Observes Yom HaShoah and Unity Week

Ben Porat Yosef students observed Yom HaShoah through their interaction with survivors. Fourth grade student learned from Norbert Bikales about what life was like growing up in Berlin and being a part of the famous Kindertransport; fifth graders heard from Arthur Spielman who spoke about his experiences

Yeshivat He’Atid Remembers

On Thursday, Yeshivat He’Atid commemorated Yom HaShoah. After tefillah, students in grades 1-6 gathered for a brief ceremony which included a candle lighting ceremony, followed by students joining together to sing Hatikvah and Ani Ma’amin before returning to class.

Moriah Middle School Commemorates the Shoah

With each year that passes since the end of World War II, it becomes more and more important to share stories from Holocaust survivors, keep these stories alive and to never forget. This year to prepare for Yom HaShoah, Moriah middle school learned about different aspects of the Shoah through various poems and

MTA Seniors Lead Meaningful Yom HaShoah Program

MTA seniors who participated in a nine-day trip to Poland led by the “Names, Not Numbers©” organization earlier this year, coordinated a meaningful school-wide Yom HaShoah program. Students described their experience visiting Polish towns with rich Jewish histories and touring concentration camps with

JEC Lower School Observes Yom HaShoah

The JEC Lower School observed Yom HaShoah with a selection of meaningful opportunities for the different grade levels. The third graders listened to “Terrible Things: An Allegory of the Holocaust,” by Eve Bunting. This tale introduced a key and age-appropriate theme, standing up against hate. In preparation