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Friday, April 03, 2020

Schools

Bruriah Students Remain Connected

Bruriah High School students have completed an entire week of distance learning. The teachers have been deeply invested in educating and inspiring the students given the circumstances. The Bruriah programming team is hard at work offering virtual Mincha together, a Zoom tish (“Zisch”), virtual shiurim and online

Gan Yaldenu Tots of Bergenfield Goes Online

While the children may not be in school physically, the older classes have joined in on Zoom to see all their friends and to learn about Pesach. While the children are home learning they are busy making their Pesach projects with their parents.

School Programming at RKYHS Continues Remotely

Keeping a sense of normalcy and routine has been a constant for all divisions at RKYHS. RKYHS starts each day by texting a link to a video version of their morning announcements texted out to students along with a lineup of upcoming programming. The school has continued with programming in a remote format

TABC Freshmen Study CRISPR Technology and Halacha

On Sunday, March 22, a group of freshmen in Mrs. Goldenberg’s biology class conducted Zoom interviews with Rabbi Jachter about CRISPR (embryonic gene editing) technology and Halacha. Rabbi Jachter, who has written four books and hundreds of articles about contemporary halachic issues, went through a variety of issues with the

BPY BaBayit Launches For ES and MS

BPY BaBayit was launched on Monday, creating an even stronger connection between home and school. As students, families and teachers adjust to virtual school, the BPY teachers have created engaging lessons and activities to help bring some sense of normalcy to this new situation. When creating the lessons for this

Israel Baseball Brings Kinsler Into the Fold

Following Team Israel’s meteoric rise to Olympic heights, four-time MLB All-Star Ian Kinsler, widely recognized as the greatest Jewish second baseman of all time, made aliyah earlier this month. His goal: helping the blue-and-white squad win Israel’s first-ever medal in a team sport.

Israel

Moriah Learns Remotely

Zoom zoom zoom! Although its doors are closed, Moriah is still in session! Thanks to the help of Zoom conferencing software, Moriah is able to hold regular classes and special programming all from the comfort of students’ homes. A big yasher koach to the entire administration and technology staff who have

Ma’ayanot Goes Virtual

Ma’ayanot students and faculty have been enjoying their virtual classroom experiences. All have been enjoying the camaraderie and sense of community that comes with the face to face interaction, even if it is on a screen. Thank you to the amazing tech staff that have worked tirelessly to ensure that this week has gone

Yeshivat Frisch: Together While Apart

It has been a week and a half like no other, as Yeshivat Frisch transitioned to online instruction. Frisch’s first day of remote classes began on Wednesday, March 11, with a Zoom address by Principal Rabbi Ciner. He began by reciting a perek of tehillim for all those affected by COVID-19. He also addressed the

TABC Takes Learning Online

TABC had a substantive and informative faculty training last week, led by faculty member Aryeh Tiefenbrunn, on a variety of methods of online learning while school is closed. Zoom classes on the pilot day were a success and the day finished off with a virtual kumzitz and dvar Torah by Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Adler.

Bake Challah With Gan Henel at Home

Morah Eli and her little assistant Miriam from Gan Henel, measured, poured mixed and kneaded on a zoom live for the Gan Henel students.

Some children brought the ingredients and made challah too! Others watched and sang!

It was an amazing zoom

Naaleh Zooms Through the Week

Naaleh students engaging in distance learning and activities with faculty.