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Friday, April 20, 2018

Schools

Yeshivat Frisch Seniors Visit Washington, D.C.

Yeshivat Frisch’s entire senior grade visited Washington, D.C. on April 11. There, they met with members of Congress and their staff to discuss the U.S.-Israel relationship. The students also had the opportunity to visit the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

“The trip was both

Shahar Azani of ‘Stand With Us’ Addresses Yavneh Students

Shahar Azani from Stand With Us, an organization which focuses on education to defend Israel in schools and college campuses, addressed Yavneh Academy seventh graders this past Wednesday. He spoke to launch their next unit in Advisory Class on the importance of standing up for what is right and specifically for Israel. This unit

TABC Welcomes Teaneck Police to Discuss Search and Seizure

Last week at TABC, Barry Ehrlich’s 11th grade law class heard an informative presentation by Officer Rich Factor and Lt. Chris Kurschner of the Teaneck Police Department. The class had been studying a number of fourth amendment issues including search and seizure and arrests and came up with a list of questions that were

Seventh Graders at Tenafly Chabad Academy Study Industrial Revolution

The seventh graders of TCA enhanced their learning and knowledge on the Industrial Revolution by researching an important invention from that time. Each student was assigned an invention to research and present to the class. In their presentation they had to include important facts about the background of the invention, and how the

Seventh Graders at Tenafly Chabad Academy Study Industrial Revolution

The seventh graders of TCA enhanced their learning and knowledge on the Industrial Revolution by researching an important invention from that time. Each student was assigned an invention to research and present to the class. In their presentation they had to include important facts about the background of the invention, and how the

Frisch Math Team Heads to MMATHS Yale Math Competition

Eleven students from Yeshivat Frisch participated in the Math Majors of America Tournament for High Schools (MMATHS) at Yale University on April 15. The competition is an annual event organized by students at Yale, Columbia University, the University of Michigan, the University of Virginia and the University of Florida. In addition

Yeshivat He’Atid Third Graders Present Living Museum

Third graders at Yeshivat He’Atid spent months of hard work researching significant historical figures for their Living Museum project. Students chose a personality that meant something to them personally, and read a biography about their chosen historical figure. Students took formal notes on the biography and

Clay in the Potter’s Hand: כי הנה כחומר ביד היוצר

SAR High School 11th graders enjoyed a special presentation by Dan Harelick on the process of making pottery, hosted by the Tanach department. The goal of this presentation was to illuminate one of the chapters of Yirmiyahu in which the prophet employs the metaphor of clay in the hands of a potter. Equipped with his pottery wheel

Anshei Lubavitch Preschools Learn About Dental Health

A visit from Dr. Cynthia of Pediatric Dental Associates taught the little learners at Anshei Lubavitch preschool all about proper dental health and hygiene. Dr. Cynthia demonstrated proper teeth brushing with Franasaurus, a stuffed dinosaur. The children heard what foods are good for your teeth and what

BPY Students Become Coding Experts

Ben Porat Yosef elementary school students continued learning coding with Chava Wernick, elementary school coding teacher. The students practiced the programming concepts they already discussed in class, such as loops and debugging, and are embarking on new topics, including “pair programming” and the project development cycle.

BCHSJS Attends Weekend Shabbaton

This past weekend, students at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies had an amazing shabbaton at The Hudson Valley Resort and Spa. The weekend began with candle lighting followed by icebreakers so students could get to know each other better. The theme of the shabbaton was “Leadership” with various study sessions on

Rabbi Genack Discusses Modern Day Kashrut With RKYHS Students

RKYHS students were privileged to hear from Rabbi Menachem Genack, the esteemed rabbinic administrator of the Orthodox Union’s kashrut division and rabbi of Shomrei Emunah in Englewood. Rabbi Genack oversees the certification program of some 4,500 food production facilities in 68 countries around the world. In connection