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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Schools

Thanksgiving at Moriah

Moriah 1st graders participated in a Thanksgiving Feast as a culmination to their units in both Jewish and General Studies. Students learned about different midot and mitzvot that can be associated with the holiday of Thanksgiving, as well as the appropriate brachot for the feast. In General Studies, the

Noam Offers Helping Hands

Yeshivat Noam 2nd graders sorting and packing food for Thanksgiving for the Helping Hands Food Pantry.

Interactive Long Distance Learning at BPY

Ben Porat Yosef junior high students enjoyed an engaging and interactive shiur about shmitta with Rabbi Joel Cohn, who was conducting the learning from Jerusalem. The students were mesmerized.

RYNJ Hosts Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky

On Friday, November 14th, the students of RYNJ had the special privilege of hosting HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky, one of the leading rabbis of our time, and Rebbetzin Temmi Kamenetsky for a historic visit to the school. Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky is the Rosh Yeshiva of the Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia and is a member of the

TABC Hosts National History Bowl and National History Bee Competitions

On Sunday, November 16th, TABC had the pleasure of hosting 18 teams for the National History Bowl and National History Bee competitions. The National History Bowl, founded in 2010, is a history quiz competition for students throughout the country, including public schools, private schools and one other yeshiva high schoold. The

Comic Books for Tzedakah at Yavneh

On Wednesday, the Yavneh library was transformed into a miniature comic book convention with over 1,000 titles for students to purchase. The entire 5th grade, under the leadership of Mrs. Sherman, Mrs. Tannenholtz, Mr. David, Mrs. Abrahamson, and Mrs. Ricklis worked together to promote and carry out an extremely successful

Rabbi Hanoch Teller Visits Moriah

Rabbi Hanoch Teller visited Moriah and spoke with Middle School students about being a mensch. Students were mesmerized by his stories and lessons.

Father of Slain Israeli Teen Visits JEC

Elizabeth–Students at the Jewish Educational Center’s Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy middle and high school divisions were offered a rare glimpse into the painful tragedy experienced by the Yifrach family, whose son Eyal was kidnapped and then murdered this past summer along with two other Israeli teens Gideon Sa’ar and

K-Bet at Yeshivat Noam: A Day in the Life of Pilgrims!

Dressed in handmade hats and bonnets, the children of Kindergarten Bet are experiencing Pilgrim life. The students started the day outdoors where they hunted and gathered turkeys and vegetables for making homemade food and soup. The students also collected sticks to be used as firewood and to be used to

STEM at BPY

As part of Ben Porat Yosef’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education, 5th graders began a weekly Lego Robotics workshop. They continued the next day with an exploration of circuitry by creating circuits with multiple lights. Their challenge: how to design a circuit so that if one light bulb

Yeshivat He’Atid Under Contract to Purchase Building

Teaneck–Parents of children at Yeshivat He’Atid have told JLBC that school officials are “under contract” to purchase a property at 1500 Queen Anne Road in Teaneck, directly adjacent to Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC). At press time, JLBC was still waiting for official confirmation from the school’s chairman of the board.

Yeshivat

Ma’ayanot Students Learn About Aliyah and Israel

As a relatively young school, only recently has the Ma’ayanot Alumni Association begun to plan 10-year reunions (the first of which took place in 2010 for the school’s inaugural class of 2000). However, in planning these events it quickly became apparent that two gatherings would need to be planned for each 10-year reunion due