Thursday, March 21, 2019


Lubavitch on the Palisades Expands, Opens Middle School

Tenafly–Another floor will be added at the Lubavitch on the Palisades campus on Harold Street in Tenafly, a project set to be completed next fall. The Lubavitch on the Palisades School (LPS) will be formalizing as a full-service nursery through eighth grade Jewish day school as it initiates its first sixth grade in the

Yeshivat Noam Welcomes Two New Administrators

September is a time for new beginnings, and this year, many exciting beginnings are taking place at Yeshivat Noam. Mrs. Kara Feldman joined Noam as Early Childhood Director and Rabbi Yitzchok Motechin took the position of Middle School Assistant Principal for Judaic Studies.

Shlichot at Moriah

The Moriah School has expanded its shlichot program this year by increasing the number of shlichim in the school from twoto six. The additional girls are working in the Early Childhood and Middle School. As the year gets underway, the new shlichot have already begun getting to know the Middle School students, davening with them each morning, and working and

The Science of Dirt

Moriah Middle School students researched the soil around school and then spent time testing different samples in a recent science class.

Aseret Y’Mei Teshuvah at RYNJ

As a means to teach our children the importance of the Aseret Y’Mei Teshuvah and how one can improve one’s character traits, a large model of the Moznei Tzedek (Scales of Justice) was placed in RYNJ’s main hallway. The weighted side of the scale contained a very large box labeled Ma’asim Tovim (good deeds) and the other side contained a very small box

RYNJ’s Simanim Party

Morah Deena’s third grade talmidot at RYNJ celebrate the upcoming Yom Tov of Rosh Hashanah with a simanim party to fully understand what each siman symbolizes.

Yavneh Academy Celebrates International Dot Day

In the classic children’s book The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds, a young child is guided by her teacher to begin a journey of self discovery to “make her mark.” This book resonates with so many educators that a grassroots movement known as “International Dot Day” has been embraced by millions of students and teachers around the

Melech Ba’sadeh at BPY

On Monday, September 22nd, as part of their Tefilla Curriculum, Ben Porat Yosef 6th through 8th grades were bused to a scenic location in the Palisades Interstate Park where, surrounded by nature, students wrote down their personal requests to Hashem for the new year and incorporated them into their tefilla during their recitation of Shema Koleinu

Shana Tova from EC

Ben Porat Yosef nursery students worked very hard to make Shana Tova cards for their families, and were so excited when the mail carrier dropped by their classroom to pick them up for delivery!  They are currently in the mail and the children are eagerly awaiting their delivery. Shana Tova to everyone!

Sukkah Building at BPY

Ben Porat Yosef sixth graders had a wonderful time participating in the mitzvah of building the school sukkah. The kindergarten grade will be the sukkah decorators. The experience was a great team building activity for the sixth graders as they worked together, while simultaneously learning the halachot of sukkah in a hands-on way with their Rav. The

Shofar Blowing at LPS!

Preschool students at Lubavitch on the Palisades were treated to a visit to Rabbi Grossbaum’s shofar factory in preparation for Rosh Hashanah. They felt the rough shofar and then were able to sand and shellac it.

Shofar Making at Moriah