Sunday, December 08, 2019


BCHSJS Goes to Broadway

This past Sunday, students from the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies took a trip to Broadway to see “Beetlejuice.” The show was a big hit with the students as they thoroughly enjoyed the music and laughing with the ghost with the most!


Trip Day at The Idea School Builds Connections To Our History

After presenting their work at the first exhibition of the year, Idea School students went on trips that provided a fitting end to their units of study. Ninth graders had asked, “What are our origin stories?” in studying the history of planet Earth up until the Stone Age, and had researched their family

TCA Middle School Students Publish School Newspaper

Tenafly Chabad Academy middle school students have weekly club meetings. The Newspaper Club is proud to present their first edition for this school year. It is entirely written and produced by the students.

Yeshivat Frisch Sophomores Rock Debate

The Yeshivat Frisch junior varsity debate team ended with a fantastic score at their first debate of the year at Pascack Hills High School last week, with Rinat Heller ‘20 and Leah Weinberger ‘20 winning second and third place! The subject of the debate was: Should the United States reduce foreign military sales and direct

MTA Hosts First Blood Drive of the Year

On Tuesday, November 12, MTA’s Arista Honors Society hosted a school-wide blood drive. Spearheaded by seniors Eli Fisher and Ezra Nissel, the all-day blood drive yielded great results. MTA talmidim, rebbeim and faculty as well as local community members, aided patients in need of blood and donated 67 life-saving

BPY Remembers and Celebrates Harav Kook, z”l

Harav Abraham Isaac Kook z”l was celebrated and studied this week at BPY. He is considered one of the fathers of religious Zionism and was deeply passionate about Am Yisrael, Eretz Yisrael and Torat Yisrael, all core values at BPY. Grades one through five saw a play about Harav Kook highlighting the pure love he

TABC Sophomore Class Enjoys Night Out

TABC’s Class of 2022 enjoyed a well-deserved night out last Monday. Following Maariv, the students enjoyed a quick dinner and loaded buses for Brooklyn to watch the Nets host the Indiana Pacers at the Barclays Center. Although the Nets couldn’t muster much offense, that did not deter the grade from enjoying each

Gan Henel Tots Celebrate Thanksgiving

The tots class at Gan Henel enjoyed a special Thankful Shabbat party. The children did welcome and tefillah circle, celebrated Shabbat and made a Thanksgiving placemat.

Lubavitch on the Palisades Preschool Prepares for Thanksgiving

Students at Lubavitch on the Palisades Preschool prepared for their Thanksgiving feasts through many different projects and activities. Children created Native American costumes and headdresses and even chose their own Native American names using items from nature. They learned about the legend of the dream catcher and made their

Yeshivat Noam Fourth Graders Become Authors

Yeshivat Noam fourth graders authored their own book focused on the concept of main idea. Using the book “The Important Book,” by Margaret Wise Brown, students learned that there are many wonderful traits to describe anything, but there’s one that is most important. They then chose their own topics, described them

Yavneh Pre-K Students Learn About Their Namesakes

After learning about how Yitzchak got his name in last week’s parsha, Yavneh pre-k students learned about their Hebrew names. Some of the students were named after family members who were very special to their parents and others were given a name because their parents liked the name. The children were excited to discover

Ma’ayanot Geniuses Teach Seniors

Ma’ayanot is partnering with Senior Source at Riverside Mall, JFCS of Northern New Jersey and the Wallerstein Foundation to coordinate sessions that will give senior citizens the opportunity to learn technology skills one on one.