Thursday, February 22, 2018


Children Grow Like Trees at Leah Sokoloff NS

The children of the Leah Sokoloff Nursery School in Fair Lawn had fun learning about trees in honor of Tu B’Shvat. They planted lima beans in cotton balls and plastic bags and observed their growth each day. The morot traced the children’s shape onto large sheets of brown paper which they painted as a tree

Moriah Marks Tu B’Shevat With Kandinsky Trees

Fourth grade students began their lesson by looking at examples of Kandinsky’s abstract works. Art teacher, Gila Bretter, related his art to Tu B’Shevat, the birthday of the trees, and that helped explain to the students the complex artwork of Kandinsky. Bretter further explained that Kandinsky was considered

Yeshivat Noam First Graders Particpate in Tekes Kabbalat HaSiddurim

Yeshivat Noam first graders sang songs and shared their Torah knowledge at the Genia Horn, z”l, Judaic Studies Program Tekes Kabbalat HaSiddurim. Kol hakavod to the students, their teachers and Morah Adina Mermelstein.

BPY Parents Participate in School Wellness Seminars

On Thursday, February 1, Alexandra Zohn, certified eating psychology and holistic health coach, presented an important wellness topic to Ben Porat Yosef parents. She focused on the five pillars that sustain health, both emotional and physical, including diet, sleep, movement, pleasure and relaxation, and relationships. Parents

Leonard and Syril Rubin Nursery Celebrates Friendship

The children at the Leonard and Syril Rubin Nursery School at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades did not let a snowy, rainy day dampen their spirits. Instead, they huddled together in their classroom to simmer up a friendship soup. Each child brought in a healthy ingredient from home that contributed to the greater whole—an

TABC Celebrates Pink Day

Pink Day is back!! TABC was a sea of pink, as the school raised money for and awareness of breast cancer. The day began with Director of Admissions and Marketing P’nina Seplowitz, describing the work of the non-profit organization Better Future For Israel (BFFIsrael), one of the recipients of the

Ma’ayanot Raises Funds During Pink Week

Ma’ayanot celebrated Pink Day, a time to raise awareness about breast cancer and raise funds for Sharsheret, by extending their events throughout an entire week of school, February 5-9. In addition to dressing in pink, students raised funds through Manicure for the Cure (with manicures by

RYNJ Joins Sharsheret Pink Day

For the very first time, the middle school of the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey joined with other schools and organizations in the Jewish community as they brought Sharsheret Pink Day to RYNJ on February 7. All of the girls wore pink clothing and Pink Day stickers to set the tone around the building. The

Moriah Middle School Goes Pink for Sharsheret Pink Day

Last week, Moriah middle school students celebrated Sharsheret’s Pink Day by dressing in pink and purchasing pink goodies, with all proceeds going to Breast Cancer fundraising. Students were able to purchase and decorate pink cupcakes and write get well wishes to cancer patients. This was a wonderful opportunity to bring

KC Kids Commemorates Tu B’Shevat With Chesed

KC Kids enjoyed a fun and exciting Tu B’Shevat together! The children cut up fruit and celebrated with a group party. Every Tuesday, KC Kids also cuts and packages fruit for Holy Name and Hackensack hospitals through Chesed 24/7!

MTA Celebrates Sharsheret Pink Day

MTA freshmen and their senior mentors had a great time decorating Sharsheret and Purim themed cakes during a Cake Wars competition in honor of Sharsheret Pink Day! The winning team created a multilayer hamentash-shaped cake depicting several Purim and Sharsheret-related themes. MTA students also

Moriah’s Kitah Alef Enjoys Chagigat HaSiddur

Mazal Tov to the entire Moriah kitah alef on the occasion of their Chagigat HaSiddur. Parents, grandparents, family and friends filled the auditorium this week to celebrate this momentous occasion. The talmidim and talmidot have been practicing for months, and it showed. Moriah ise so proud of the entire kitah alef, and