Thursday, August 16, 2018


Ma’ayanot’s Torah Bowl Team Advances to the Championship

Ma’ayanot’s Torah Bowl team, coached by Talmud teacher Mrs. Chava Lerner, successfully competed in playoff matchups against SAR, Ramaz and Frisch. The team now advances to the championship meet, scheduled to take place after Pesach.

Interestingly, Mrs. Chava Lerner happens to be a

Gan Rina Learns About Fire Safety

Gan Rina Nursery worked with The Teaneck Fire Department to host a fire safety program for parents and students as part of their Chag preparations.

Matzah Baking at SINAI

SINAI students got a hands-on Pesach experience last week, making their own matzah with the other students at JKHA.

Yeshivat He’atid Second Graders Visit Esplanade at the Palisades

Yeshivat He’atid second graders brought their talents to the Esplanade at the Palisades. The students sang Pesach songs, met with the elderly residents and brought joy to their day.

Chesed Programming at Ma’ayanot

Mark Twain’s famous declaration about not letting school interfere with his education can sometimes ring true, even for those who experience positive, growth-oriented experiences in traditional educational settings. Indeed, the fact that students develop personally, religiously, and intellectually in significant

JKHA Debate Team Takes the Prize

This year, the JKHA middle school debate team had individual and team wins. JKHA students Gabi Buch, Yael Feldman and Megan Glajchen won first, second and third place speake, respectively. The first place winning team was Meagan Glajchen and Yael Feldman.

RYNJ Seventh Grade Girls Present a Hebrew Peter Pan

The seventh grade girls of the Rosenbaum Yeshiva graced the stage last week with their production of Peter Pan. Their original, Hebrew version was presented three times on Tuesday, March 24. The talented actresses wowed the audiences with their stage presence and spoken Hebrew. They had prepared for two months learning

Yeshivat Noam Buds Prepare for Pesach

Yeshivat Noam Buds students craft bricks, pillows and matzah as they learn about the seder and prepare for Pesach.

RKYHS Makes a Difference on Habitat for Humanity

Eight RKYHS students, along with chaperones Rabbi Richard Kirsch and Pesha Rubin, spent last week in Bay St. Louis, Misssissppi for the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. After ten years the area is still devastated from the effects of the hurricane. RKYHS students got involved in the

JKHA Middle School Students Create Annual Haggadah

The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy Middle School recently published its annual haggadah. With Divrei Torah from faculty and more than 100 students from 6th-8th grade. The Middle School Haggadah is user friendly with diverse commentary on all parts of the seder. Year after year students refer to the haggadah as the highlight

RKYHS Students Attend Governor’s Town Hall Meeting

Members of the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School Law, Economics, and Politics (LEP) class, as well as members of the debate team, went to Governor Christie’s Town Hall meeting held in East Hanover. The Governor spoke about issues of state importance. He then took questions from the audience, including several from RKYHS

JKHA Conducts Woxx Bracha Bee

The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy Middle School just marked the culmination of a month long effort to promote brachot in the Middle School. Initially the Middle School students were taught about the different brachot and halachot associated with them. Excitement was generated throughout the halls with the