Sunday, May 27, 2018


Linked In: Teaching the Shoah to Children With Special Needs

Sometimes, an individual can have a tremendous impact on the collective strength of his or her community. This was demonstrated recently at SINAI Schools at RYNJ, when Erika Sauerhoff, a child Holocaust survivor, spoke to SINAI’s middle school students about her experiences and reflections pertaining to the Holocaust. One of the

JKHA Sixth Grade Makes Pre-Shavuot Siyum

It was fitting that on erev Shavuot, JKHA sixth grade students were treated to a special siyum lunch celebrating their completion of the entire Mishnah Brachot and marking the start of their Gemara learning which will begin in seventh grade. Students heard inspiring words from their rebbeim, recited the customary

MTA Senior Fellowship Program Offers Unparalleled Experience

MTA seniors have the unparalleled opportunity to meet with and learn from experts in their fields of interest, thanks to the unique fellowship program that connects students with incredible role models, created by math and physics instructor and Yeshiva University Executive Director of Science Management and Clinical Professor of

JEC Holds Digital Citizenship Month

May is Digital Citizenship Month at the JEC! To complement the JEC’s social-emotional programming and technology initiative, teachers in grades one through six are each dedicating several classes to teaching developmentally appropriate lessons about digital citizenship. Topics include internet safety, sharing personal or private

RKYHS Students Participate in Shavuot Shteig

This past Thursday evening, RKYHS students participated in a special “Shavuot Shteig” after school learning program run by the Jewish Life Committee. As an expansion of their regular Thursday evening mishmars, this program featured student-led learning sessions, a delicious dinner of waffles, cereal and ice cream and a special

JEC First Graders Celebrate Chagigat HaChumash

On Wednesday night, May 16, first graders wowed the audience with their captivating performance of Chagigat HaChumash. Under the direction of Aviva Singfer and Leslee Brown, this major highlight of the first grade experience featured the story of Briat HaOlam and Matan Torah. The children’s singing and smiles

Frisch Seniors Learn About Plight of Agunot

Yeshivat Frisch seniors were sensitized to the plight of agunot last week, with a presentation from Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin, a board member of ORA (Organization for the Resolution of Agunot) and clinical assistant professor at YU’s Cardozo School of Law. Students learned about the challenges that agunot face, what the community

RYNJ 5B3 Is out of This World

Over 150 RYNJ students from kindergarten, third grade and fifth grade came to visit 5B3’s Spectacular Space Spot. There, the visiting students learned about planets, NASA and other space topics through interactive and educational museum exhibits created by the RYNJ fifth grade boys.

JKHA Stem Students Place Second in National Edison Pitch Contest

Four JKHA eighth grade students of the Go Green with STEM club have won second prize in the Thomas Edison National Pitch Contest! The students had previously been selected as finalists and earned the chance to present their pitch on May 16, in front of a panel of judges at the Thomas Edison Laboratory. The students carefully

JEC Middle School Takes Trip to Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

The JEC Middle School went on a sensational field trip to The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, where history learned in the classroom came to life for us. It was so much fun with a lot to see and do.

The museum is not just about the aircraft carrier, The Intrepid, but also

Yavneh Students Deliver Tzedaka Funds to Sharsheret

On Tuesday, May 16, representatives of the eighth grade who were on the Sharsheret Pink Day committee had the privilege of visiting the Sharsheret office to hand-deliver a check from the funds students raised for Sharsheret. Students met with Ellen Kleinhaus, director of Campus and Community Engagement, and Dr. Dalia Nagel,

JKHA Students Enjoy Evening With Yachad

JKHA eighth graders visited the Mendel Balk Yachad Center and had an amazing time with Yachad participants. The students participated in cake wars and basketball before enjoying a pizza dinner together with all their friends. It was a great night full of inclusion and fun. JKHA thanks New Jersey Yachad for having