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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Schools

SSDS Eight Graders Head for Poland and Israel

New Milford—The Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County is planning, for the first time, to take its 8th graders to Poland on April 23 as the culmination of their multi-year Holocaust education program.  Their day in Warsaw will include a guided tour of the new Museum of

Yavneh Welcomes Rosh Chodesh

Yavneh Academy welcomed Rosh Chodesh Adar Bet b’simcha, with chagigot for students in all grades with music provided by BaRock Orchestra.

Learning Business by the Books

New YorkA select group of students at Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business are enjoying a real-life entrepreneurial experience this semester thanks to a new course called “Growing a Managing Business.” The class is open to students on both the Beren and Wilf campuses and aims to give them the unique opportunity to work as a

SSDS Students Win Awards

Abraham Horowitz, a 7th grader at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County, captured first place in the state of New Jersey and second place nation-wide in the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association Foundation’s (SIFMA) InvestWrite® essay competition with McGraw Hill Financial. Horowitz, a Fort Lee resident, earned this

TABC’s Math-Science Expo 2014

On Tuesday night February 25th, the Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) was treated to 10 high quality Power Point presentations on topics in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology during its annual Rabbi Hershel Solnica Memorial Math-Science Expo 2014.

The evening began with opening remarks from Rosh HaYashiva Rabbi Adler, who spoke

MTA Nabs Top Spot in NMSC Rankings & Highest Number of Yeshiva HS Boys

Six MTA students have nabbed spots atop the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s rankings by scoring exceptionally well on the PSAT/NMSQT. Students Ori Putterman, Elliot Fuchs, Yitzchak Lindenbaum, Daniel Jaroslawicz, Aryeh Klein and Asher Guigui are among the 16,000 finalists of the 1.5 million students who took the rigorous exam, and who helped

YU Students Cover Four Winter Missions Around the World

New YorkAs participants on winter missions organized by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future, more than 90 students traveled to Kharkov and Sumy in the Ukraine; Kiryat Malachi, Kiryat Gat, and Dimona in the Negev region of Israel; areas of New York that were heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy; and cities across the

Yeshiva University’s Third Annual Cake Wars to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Awareness

New YorkMore than 40 cakes in radically different shapes, sizes, and colors filled Room 501 in Yeshiva University’s Furst Hall on February 12 at the end of its third Annual Cake Wars. Sponsored by Fairway Market, the cake-decorating competition celebrates National Sharsheret Pink Day Around the World, an event held on high school and college

Bruriah Students Take Holocaust Commemoration into the Present

Elizabeth—Innovative educator Joel Glazer, author of It Happened in My Classroom, has, for many years, run a unique Holocaust education program with his classes at Bruriah High School for Girls. This year, Glazer has added a brand-new component to the program, taking it beyond education to taking action.

His students will be raising funds to

Frisch & Kushner, Chesed 24/7

In a time when media outlets are saturated with stories of violence and evil, it is important to hear stories about acts of kindness. In an egocentric society where we seem to focus on constant taking, it is heartwarming to realize those still practicing the art of giving. Institutions like The Frisch School and Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School promote and

Yeshivat Noam Bayit Rishon Museum

Yeshivat Noam’s 6th graders have been studying the ancient Assyrian and Babylonian Empires and noticed that these empires extended into the Land of Israel. Using their textbooks and Tanach, the students learned Jewish history from a new angle as they studied the experiences of the Jewish people under the rule of the Assyrians and the Babylonians. The Assyrians

Upstanding at Moriah

In honor of Chodesh Adar I, students at Moriah have formed Aharon’s Upstander Alliance. Pictured is the Moriah Upstander Hall of Fame. Each class nominated their Upstander from history and then did a project related to him or her. An Upstander is someone who comes forward to speak out for human rights, justice and ethics.