Tuesday, October 24, 2017


RYNJ Students Enjoy Hands-On Learning

The water company, Suez Water (formerly known as United Water), came to visit the fourth graders at RYNJ. The children participated in hands-on activities designed to teach them all about the water cycle.


BPY Kindergarteners Learn the Importance of Tzedaka

Ben Porat Yosef Kindergarten students learned about how teshuva, tefillah, and tzedaka push away the evil decree and decided to take on a project to collect food for distribution to needy families. Gan Keshet students collected fruits and vegetables and donated to Shearit HaPlate of Bergen County, Inc. They were thrilled

Moriah’s Pre-K Does a Taste Test

This week the Moriah pre-k did a taste test. The children tasted a tapuach adom (red apples) and a tapuach yarok (green apples). They learned the Hebrew words chamutz (sour) and matok (sweet). The children described how each apple tasted (in Hebrew of course). We also practiced a matching game with the simanim of the

RKYHS AIPAC Students Meet with Congressman Frelinghuysen

RKYHS students involved in AIPAC at school had the privilege to participate in a meeting with Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, who represents the 11th district in New Jersey. After hearing remarks from Frelinghuysen, students had the opportunity for a Q&A session, in which they impressed the congressman with their

JKHA Fourth Graders Create Sukkot in Makerspace

The fourth grade TalAm Sukkot curriculum at the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy focused on defining a kosher sukkah. In order to bring their learning to life, the fourth grade participated in a hands-on Makerspace program in the school’s newly renovated library and media center. The students first spent time prior

Bruriah JHB Gets in the Sukkot Spirit

Bruriah Junior High students took to the scissors and glue to create decorations for Sukkot.


JKHA Middle School Marks Sukkot With a Color Run for Yachad

The JKHA middle school students added more simcha to their Sukkot by participating in a Color Run with Yachad. The event raised close to $20,000 for future joint Yachad/JKHA programming to further enhance and develop the relationship that students have formed with Yachad and its members. Each JKHA student

MTA Launches New Learning Initiatives

In an effort to to help talmidim enhance their limud Torah experience, MTA launched a new series of learning programs this year. In addition to regular mishmar and night seder, offered on a weekly basis, students across all grades have the opportunity to participate in a variety of learning initiatives throughout the year. New

RKYHS Students Experience Art up Close

The entire tenth grade at RKYHS visited Grounds for Sculpture as part of the curriculum in the Introduction to Art II class. The students have been studying the style of Seward Johnson and they were able to recognize his pieces from afar and appreciate his works in person. A scavenger hunt increased the students’

RKYHS Freshmen Girls Enjoy an Evening of Bonding

RKYHS freshman girls enjoyed an evening of bonding with their new classmates at a grade-wide dinner recently hosted by a school family. The students enjoyed the opportunity to get to know some of their fellow classmates and teachers in a setting outside of the classroom. Through team building activities and words of Torah

YUHSB Hosts Alumni Athletics Reunion

On Sunday, October 29, Yeshiva University High School for Boys will host a special program for former MTA and BTA athletes, as one of the culminating events of the yeshiva’s centennial celebration.

The program, which will take place on Yeshiva University’s uptown Wilf Campus, will begin with a brunch

Hundreds of Parents Participate in MTA’s Annual Parent-Son Learning Event

Hundreds of parents joined MTA for their annual Parent-Son Learning morning. The event featured an inspiring keynote address from RIETS Dean Rabbi Menachem Penner, parent-son chevrutahs and shiur given by MTA rebbeim. This meaningful event provides parents with a behind-the-scenes look at the limud Torah their