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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Schools

RKYHS Seniors Enjoy an Evening of Bonding

The senior class, faculty and administration at RKYHS enjoyed a grade barbecue at a school family’s home. As they enter their last year at school, the Class of 2018 appreciates these opportunities to come together to spend time and bond with their teachers and fellow classmates outside of the school

JEC Middle School Takes Aseret Yemei Teshuvah Trip

Aseret Yemei Teshuvah culminated for the JEC Middle School students with a meaningful trip to Brooklyn. The day began with a special tefillah, then tashlich on the Hudson, just off Bay Parkway, a trip to Toys4U—where the students bought toys to be donated to Ohel, a visit to Eichlers, Kaparot and as a

Loyalty Leads to Royalty—Bruriah Yamim Noraim Program

Bruriah helped ready its students and faculty for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and the days in between with awe-inspiring speakers, a Plug-In to Yom Hadin yom iyun and the annual Tehillim-a-thon.

Loyalty to one’s friend in the physical realm can lead to loyalty to, and

The JEC Lower School Celebrates Chodesh Tishrei

The JEC Lower School learned about all the exciting mitzvot of chodesh Tishrei.

 

JKHA Launches Monthly Meaning School-Wide Initiative

JKHA launched an exciting new initiative entitled Theme of the Year. This year’s theme is החודש הזה לכם—make YOUR month meaningful.

The goal of the initiative is to bring the lessons and teachings of the Torah to life each month, thereby gaining a deeper love and

JEC High School Late Night Learning Is Well Attended

Last week over 90 students stayed after school for a late night pre-Rosh Hashanah learning program to prepare for the yamim noraim. Students chose from the topic of their choice in the areas of hashkafa and halacha, to deepen their understanding of the upcoming days. After enjoying a delicious catered dinner, the

RPRY Students Build Bikur Cholim Sukkah

Eighth grade boys from Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva volunteered to build the sukkah at the Chaim v’Chessed Bikur Cholim house in New Brunswick. With the assistance of Rabbi Joshua Einzig, assistant principal of Judaic studies, and Rabbi Green, a volunteer from the bikur cholim house, the students learned about

BPY Celebrates Rosh Hashanah

Ben Porat Yosef students marked Rosh Hashanah with thoughtful programs throughout the week. Middle school students held their own slichot services in the evening, while elementary school students participated in slichot of their own in the morning. All students used the stream on the side of the BPY

Escape the [Class] Room at Yavneh Academy

Similar to Escape the Room, Breakout EDU allows for the facilitation of activities in which students use teamwork and critical thinking to solve a series of challenging puzzles in order to open a locked box. This week, the focus in the sixth grade Yavneh Academy technology class was how to effectively use

LPS Gets Ready for Rosh Hashanah

Toddlers at Lubavitch on the Palisades prepared for Rosh Hashanah with special games, crafts, songs and activities. Each child had a taste of sweetness for the new year when they enjoyed a special snack of apples dipped in honey.

 

Frisch Senior Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

A Yeshivat Frisch senior, Evan Zauderer, was recently named a semifinalist in the prestigious 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. The distinction is reserved for only about 1% of all entrants. According to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation website, 1.6 million high school students enter the scholarship competition each year,

He’Atid Kindergarteners Mail Rosh Hashanah Cards

As the Gemara in masechet Kiddushin tells us, “mitzvah bo yoter mib’shlucho:” It is better to do a mitzvah yourself than have someone do it for you. Although Yeshivat He’Atid kindergarteners couldn’t hand deliver every Rosh Hashanah card to their grandparents, they could surely take care of the