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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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 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