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Friday, April 03, 2020

Schools

TABC Heads to the Big Easy to Do Big Chesed

Twelve TABC juniors and seniors, along with Rabbis Ezra Stone and Jonathan Kessel, headed down to the Big Easy on Sunday for a four-day chesed mission in NOLA. The boys left from Newark Airport for the two and a half hour flight with a focused mincha before they embarked on the journey ahead. After they landed,

Bruriah Holocaust Museum Exhibit Invites Visitors

Black and white swaths of fabric transform the hallways of Bruriah High School as they become the exhibit space for the annual Holocaust Museum. Humanscale angel wings made of black feathers loom over a display about Auschwitz’s infamous Angel of Death. A giant umbrella suspended from the ceiling compels one to remember the

RKYHS Students Participate In CIJE Female Engineers Trip to Boston

Three female RKYHS students in the STEM program traveled to Boston to participate in the CIJE (Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education) Young Women’s STEM Trip. The students had the opportunity to gain exposure to leading STEM research and facilities. As part of the trip, they toured the Harvard Paulson School of

Ma’ayanot Drama Society Presents ‘Blue Stockings’

For the eighth season in a row, Black Box Studios/PAC and the Ma’ayanot Drama Society are collaborating on a spring play that will once again prove to be one of the most unique student productions in the tri-state area. Over 35 students work together for almost half of the school year to produce the show from

Elizabeth Mayor Visits Bruriah Holocaust Museum

The Bruriah High School Holocaust Museum exhibit continues to impact visitors and students alike. This week, the mayor of Elizabeth, Chris Bollwage, toured the halls of the exhibit. Additional visitors included Paul Radensky, museum educator for Jewish schools from the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Chief of Staff to Assemblywoman

New Kollel Program Thrives at RKYHS

RKYHS has launched a new kollel program this year in conjunction with the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown. The program brings young men from the semicha program at the Rabbinical College to RKYHS to enhance learning opportunities for its students. The Rabbinical College of America is the New Jersey

New Kollel Program Thrives at RKYHS

RKYHS has launched a new kollel program this year in conjunction with the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown. The program brings young men from the semicha program at the Rabbinical College to RKYHS to enhance learning opportunities for its students. The Rabbinical College of America is the New Jersey

JKHA Students Participate In Read Across America

To mark the birthday of Dr. Seuss, and in conjunction with Read Across America, lower school enjoyed reading together with their early childhood younger reading buddies. They read his books together then went on a rhyming hunt to write down all of the rhymes they found.

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RYNJ Hosts Masmidim Auction

This week RYNJ MSB hosted the annual Masmidim Auction where students bid on over 50 prizes from their rebbeim, teachers and administrators—using voluntary hours of Torah learning! By the end of the action-packed, high-energy auction, over 2,800 (!) hours of Torah learning were used to win a wide range of

RKYHS Students Take Home Top Prize In Engineering Pitch Competition

For the second year in a row, a team from RKYHS took home first place in the PitchNJ “Shark Tank” competition! The team of Rebecca Arian, Sophia Eisenberg and Mari Kaufman won for their innovative Biowrap, an environmentally friendly replacement for plastic for use in water bottles, agriculture and for medical purposes. The

JEC Third Grade Has State Fair

This week, the third graders had their State Fair. They researched various aspects of a state including geography and climate. They wrote paragraphs on their researched topics and created a visual display of their knowledge. They eagerly shared what they learned with parents and peers through a performance and

JKHA Drama Club Performs ‘Madagascar Jr.’ To Excited Audience

The JKHA Drama Club wowed audiences at their performance of “Madagascar Jr.” Students in lower school and fifth grade have been working for months on this production. Lower school was treated to an encore performance the next day. Thank you to Fresh Theater Arts for all their work on producing and directing this