In honor of Yom Ha’atzmaut this week, the children learned about Yerushalayim and the Kotel. Many people come from all over the world to daven there. They ask Hashem for different things that they feel are important to them. The children worked together to build a Kotel using wooden blocks.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that most adults consume between 12.5 and 13.5 percent of their total calories per day from added sugar. Children are consuming up to 16 percent of their calories per day from sugar. This large amount of sugar in daily diets contributes to a number of unhealthy conditions,
(Courtesy of RWJ Barnabas Hospital) What saps vitality after age 75? One thing, in many cases, is a condition called aortic valve stenosis—a narrowing of the valve that connects the left ventricle to the aorta, the body’s largest artery, often caused by the gradual buildup of calcium. The traditional treatment is open heart
On March 26, seven local Jewish high schools sent teams to participate in a drama competition entitled Envision Shakespeare. The objective was for each team to present Act 1, Scene 2 of “Julius Caesar,” using only four chairs and the participating students’ voices, bodies and imaginations.
Students at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies went on a trip to Six Flags Great Adventure during Chol Hamoed Pesach. Despite the rainy weather, students had a fun time going on all the rides, seeing the shows and hanging out with Bugs and Daffy.
A larger than life politician so beloved by the masses that if he “had stabbed their mothers” they would love him “no less.” The elite senators who fear his abuse of power. A conspiracy hatched to overthrow him. An ominous warning from the “press” that he should be worried about the future. Plucked from today’s headlines?
TABC spent the time before Pesach preparing for the upcoming chag in many ways. Aside from the learning in the daily shiurim, there were several special opportunities as well. A week before Pesach, TABC had a special pre-Pesach Parent-Son Learning night. After dinner, there was multi-generational chavruta
Ben Porat Yosef fifth grade students, under the guidance of Rabbi Acoca, the school’s rav beit hasefer, and Rav Haim, fifth grade Judaic studies teacher, raised over $500 for Project Ezrah’s “Maot Chitim” campaign before Pesach. Students learned about the age-old Jewish tradition to ensure that everyone has the necessary
TCA middle school students were treated to a wonderful show and seder experience with Rabbi Goldin, also known as Dr. Schnitzel. The students in grades six through eight had a blast as they made connections between the four cups of wine and science. Student Eli Caren said, “This was the best show I have ever
MTA’s inaugural Queens shabbaton took place on March 16-17 at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills. Head of School Rabbi Joshua Kahn, freshman rebbe Rabbi Rafi Pearl and Executive Director Yoni Cohen joined 40 talmidim for an exciting and meaningful Shabbos, spearheaded by Director of Student Activities Elie Hirt and parent