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Monday, May 20, 2019

Schools

Naaleh

On Yom HaShoah, Naaleh students had the privilege to hear from Sonya Klein, a Holocaust survivor who shared harrowing stories of her own experiences in the Warsaw Ghetto, four concentration camps and the Death March. The most remarkable part of Klein’s rhetoric was her enduring faith in Hashem and her unyielding

MTA

This Yom HaShoah, MTA hosted a meaningful program, which began with opening remarks from Head of School Rabbi Joshua Kahn, followed by senior Nadav Heller, who talked about his experience interviewing a Holocaust survivor as part of MTA’s “Names, Not Numbers©” program. The introduction closed with senior

He’Atid

In preparation for Yom HaShoah, Yeshivat He’Atid middle schoolers had the opportunity to visit “From Memory to History: Faces and Voices of the Holocaust” at the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ. Students received guided tours of the exhibit and then had the privilege to hear from Mark Schonwetter,

TABC

After the two-minute silence, students and faculty came into the beit knesset to the drum beat played by senior Yoni Katz. TABC’s Yom HaShoah program began with a presentation by senior Eli Tennenbaum who provided a student’s perspective on the Shoah. Eli’s powerful and erudite words set the tone for what

Yeshivat Noam

Yeshivat Noam eighth graders perform and present a Living Museum to commemorate those who perished and those who endured and survived the Shoah.

BCHSJS

The Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies held its Yom HaShoah program this past Sunday. The program began with six students who take the Holocaust Through the Eyes of Maus class lighting candles and reading a line from a poem. The guest speaker for the program was Neil Garfinkle. Garfinkle is an experienced educator

Ma’ayanot

Ma’ayanot marked Yom HaShoah with intense and thought-provoking programming. In the morning, the school heard from Norbert Strauss, who shared his story of a frightening childhood in Germany and of escaping to America through Spain. Students asked insightful questions, and later discussed how to remember the Holocaust after the

Moriah

Last Thursday morning after davening, the Moriah middle school students recited a Kel Maleh for the six million kedoshim who were killed during the Holocaust. Rabbi Eitan Lipstein spoke about the recent anti-Semitic attack in California and shared inspiring words from the Chabad of Poway’s Rabbi Goldstein. Later, the

Bruriah

Bruriah’s Yom Hashoah observance began with six students who related the emotional and inspiring stories of family members who had survived the Holocaust. Six candles were lit in honor and memory of these relatives, in addition to all the kedoshim who perished in the Holocaust. All learning was dedicated for the aliya of

JKHA

To commemorate Yom HaShoah, JKHA middle school and RKYHS students spent the day listening to meaningful programming and speakers, remembering those who were murdered and honoring those who survived.

Seventh and eighth graders were fortunate to hear from survivor, and JKHA/RKYHS

RPRY

The student council of Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva led a moving program for the fifth through eighth grade students to commemorate Yom HaShoah. The students performed a compelling play that was based on a true story of a young couple, Dovid and Shifra Landau, and their unbelievable story of survival.

RKYHS

Yom Hashoah at RKYHS was marked with educational and commemorative components.

In their classrooms, RKYHS students learned about children during the Holocaust, children that were hidden and children of survivors. Ninth graders learned about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, 10th