Wednesday, January 23, 2019


MTA Celebrates Rosh Chodesh in Style

In honor of Rosh Chodesh Shevat, the MTA freshmen class along with their rebbeim, partook in a special gala breakfast sponsored by Dr. Jonathan and Jessica Landa in honor of the freshmen rebbeim. The purpose of the breakfast was to further enhance the bond with rebbeim and friends in preparation for their first set of high school

Yeshivat Noam Conducts Tekes Kabbalat HaChumash

Yeshivat Noam second graders celebrated receiving their chumashim with a special musical presentation for their families and friends. Guests not able to attend were able to livestream the celebration from all over the world. The students read from the Torah, sang special songs and shared their learning about Bereishit in

TABC Mock Trial and Debate Teams Start Strong

TABC’s mock trial and debate teams are off to strong starts. The mock trial team is currently 3-0, after impressive wins against Paramus Catholic, Ramapo and Ma’ayanot. TABC assumed the role of prosecution for the first match and then the role of defense for the latter two. Meanwhile, the debate team captured the First Place

Rosh Chodesh Shevat Is Celebrated in Moriah Early Childhood

The Early Childhood at Moriah learned about the upcoming holiday of Tu B’Shvat, the new year of the trees. In the United States it will still be winter, but in Israel it will be the beginning of the spring season. Morah Divsha read “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein, after which the students planted their own

RYNJ Girls Clown Around for Seniors

Mitzvah clowning was a blast—what a fantastic way to have fun and bring a great deal of joy to others! It started with our training on the December 27, and we clowned all the way to the Hebrew Home in Riverdale on January 13.

When we arrived at the senior residence, we were

TABC Emphasizes Chazara

The Gemara in Chagiga says that one cannot compare someone who reviews one hundred times to someone who reviews one hundred and one times. Chazara (review) is an integral part of talmud Torah. The talmidim of TABC engaged in intensive chazara as the zman ended. This allowed them to solidify their understanding of what they

Frisch’s Own Rabbi David Sher Marries Yeshivat Noam’s DT Shicker

Frisch’s own Rabbi David Sher recently married DT Shicker, a teacher at Yeshivat Noam. There was a big Frisch contingent celebrating at the very beautiful wedding.

Frisch Juniors Make Siyum on Seder Nizikin

Torah learning never stops at Frisch, Shiriyah or not. One morning, following shacharit, Rabbi Schachter ‘94, Rosh Beit Midrash, made a siyum with juniors on mishnayot of Seder Nezikin, their second seder completed over the last two years.

MTA Makor Chaim Exchange Student Offers Firsthand Account

On Thursday we arrived at the YU Gruss Kollel in ירושלים for one of our best Shabbatot in Israel thus far. After davening and dinner, we had a special בלי״ץ about סור מרע (to refrain from doing bad) and עשה טוב (to try to do good.) On Friday, we had a guided tour of Har Herzl by our madrich Ashi, and then went

Yeshivat Noam Announces Elkin As Spelling Bee Winner

Eighth grader Talia Elkin won the Noam Spelling Bee competition. Talia was a finalist for the past three years so it is especially exciting that she won. She will go on to compete in The Scripps Spelling Bee against winners from throughout Northern New Jersey. The second place Noam winner is seventh grade student Adir

Leah Sokoloff Nursery Families Gather for Festive Havdalah

This past Saturday night, Congregation Shomrei Torah’s Avos U’banim program in Fairlawn was sponsored by the Leah Sokoloff Nursery School. There was a musical Havdalah followed by singing, dancing and Havdalah crafts. Members of the shul, school and Fairlawn community attended, and Rabbi Yudin gave opening remarks.

Rabbi Prero Teaches Self-Help Skills at Moriah

Last week, Moriah fourth and fifth graders participated in an engaging and fun Team Building Workshop led by Rabbi Tani Prero, Rabbi Tani uses games and other exercises to help students learn the skills that match their unique capabilities. The workshop facilitates interactions that help students work together more effectively and