Tuesday, February 20, 2018


Anshei Lubavitch Preschool Loves Tu B’Shevat

At Anshei Lubavitch Preschool, the auditorium was transformed into a forest of fruit trees for a school-wide Tu B’Shevat fair. Each station at the fair offered the students a different learning experience through games, imaginative play and sensory exploration. Student also threw the trees special

JKHA Protects the Planet in Honor of Tu B’Shevat

Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish new year for trees, was celebrated throughout JKHA, continuing this month’s theme of “Protecting our Planet—Treasure our Trees.” Led by the first grade, the midah of the month is derech eretz for your surroundings. On Tu B’Shevat, early childhood and lower school

Tu B’Shevat Kicks Off JEC’s Brachot Bee

In recognition of Tu B’Shevat, the JEC was excited for and proud to announce another opportunity to continue our student’s growth in Torah, mitzvot and, in this case, brachot learning. This year’s Brachot Bee includes knowing the brachot of specific food items as well as being able to apply the halachot of brachot.

JEC Middle School Holds Tu B’Shevat Schmooze and Seder

Excited to taste the delicious flavors of pomegranate seeds, dates and figs, JEC middle school students gathered to celebrate Tu B’Shevat. To begin the program, Rabbi Beer shared a story about the star that resides inside each and every apple. Even though the stature of an apple tree is not dominant or overly impressive,

Yeshivat Noam Sixth Grade Shares Tu B’Shevat Joy at Daughters of Miriam

Yeshivat Noam sixth grade boys Celebrate Tu B’Shevat by making floral centerpieces with seniors at Daughters of Miriam.


Ma’ayanot Seniors Visit Teaneck Mikvah

As the culmination of their halacha class unit on Taharat Hamishpacha, Ma’ayanot’s 12th grade went on a tour of the Teaneck mikvah. This inspiring trip was followed by a Q & A panel with Yoatzot Halakha, teachers Dena Block and Shifra Friedman, as well as former Ma’ayanot teacher and Teaneck Yoetzet Shoshana

Heichal HaTorah Holds Freshman/Sophomore Shabbaton

On Shabbos Parshas Yitro, Heichal HaTorah freshmen and sophomores enjoyed an amazing shabbaton in Teaneck. More than 75 students participated. The camaraderie and spirit of achdut was strongly felt throughout Shabbos. The pinnacle of the shabbaton was the seuda shelishit seudos meal that the students shared with

Tenafly Chabad Academy Starts Spring Electives

The students at TCA are starting a new round of Friday electives! Among the choices are Taekwondo, all-girl’s acapella, chess, knitting, hook rug making, ceramics, jewelry making and Little Kids Code. Some are learning to play the ukulele and others are doing improv or drama. What a wonderful way to end

RYNJ Hosts Father-Son Learning Program

RYNJ hosted a fantastic father son learning program this past Sunday. It was a fabulous testament to the truly vibrant, dedicated and immensely enthusiastic RYNJ Torah community. There was standing room only in the newly renovated Mandel Family Bais Medrash for a phenomenal davening to start the day. The

Rabbi Yitzy Haber Speaks at Yavneh Academy

Rabbi Yitzy Haber addressed the Yavneh Academy seventh graders as part of their advisory unit, “When Life Gives You Lemons—Coping With Adversity In Life.” Rabbi Haber shared his inspirational life story demonstrating through his humor how it is possible to cope and grow through life’s difficulties.

MTA Students Run Miami Half Marathon for Chai Lifeline and Yachad

MTA is proud of students who ran the Miami Half Marathon to raise funds for Chai Lifeline and Yachad. Students will also run the Jerusalem Half Marathon and 10k on March 9, in support of HASC.


Yeshivat Noam Fourth Graders Create Gallery Walk Presenting Essays

Fourth grade girls presented their informational writing essays in an amazing Gallery Walk in their classroom. Their classmates were invited to visit each display while completing a fact sheet about their friends’ writing. Each student wore a badge, welcoming guests to ask them about their topic. In