Tuesday, October 24, 2017


RYNJ Students Enjoy Noted Speaker

The middle school talmidot of RYNJ were privileged to hear from Devorah Kigel at their Aseret Yemei Teshuvah assembly. Kigel, noted speaker and educator of Jewish women of all ages, inspired the girls with the story of her journey to Torah and mitzvot. Using warmth, humor and authenticity, Kigel served as a role model that

Ma’ayanot Holds Community Yom Iyun

Ma’ayanot’s annual yom iyun, held on Tzom Gedaliah, Sunday, September 24, was the perfect way to start the new year—learning Torah together as a community. The keynote speaker, Rabbi Zev Prince, Ma’ayanot’s director of co-curricular programming, spoke on the topic of “Soles on Fire:

Honey Bee Workshop Comes to Yeshivat Noam

Rabbi Danny Senter of the Senter Honey Bee Farm presents a workshop to Yeshivat Noam early childhood students about bees and honey production.


Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter Addresses TABC Shiur

The talmidim in the Y18 honors Judaic studies class were privileged to participate in a shiur with Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter on the importance of interpersonal relationships and how they affect atonement for all aveirot on Yom Kippur. Rabbi Schacter graciously gave of his time when he heard of the new bein adam l’chaveiro

The Shofar Factory Visits Moriah

Last week the Moriah early childhood had a very special visit from the Shofar Factory! Students saw all different types of shofars and learned how they are made. They even got to see the inside of a shofar before it is prepared and ready for Rosh Hashanah. At the end of the program, each child had an opportunity to get

Yavneh Academy Celebrates 75 Years at Kickoff Carnival

Yavneh Academy celebrated the start of its 75th anniversary year on September 17. Parents, students, grandparents, alumni and friends of the school were treated to carnival games and rides, a delicious brunch and tours of newly renovated spaces at Yavneh. Yavneh middle school students

TCA Hosts Tea Party for Moms

This past week, in honor of Rosh Hashanah, the Tenafly Chabad Academy (TCA) Parents’ Association hosted a tea party for moms. It was a great event; the mothers mingled and got to know one another better. To acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the teachers, the moms put together a small gift for all the teachers of the

Classes Begin at BCHSJS

The fall semester at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies (BCHSJS) began on Sunday, September 17. The school, a community Hebrew high school has bucked the trend again. For the second year in a row, enrollment numbers have increased. Last year, 121 students learned at BCHSJS each Sunday. So far this

Shofar Factory Prepares Anshei Lubavitch Children for Rosh Hashanah

Children at Anshei Lubavitch Daycare had a “blast” learning the sounds of the shofar and how shofars are made at the school’s annual shofar factory.


LSNS Prepares for Rosh Hashanah

The children at the Leah Sokoloff Nursery School experienced Rosh Hashanah with all of their senses.


SINAI Students Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

SINAI students at JKHA get in the holiday spirit with apples, honey and some sweet Torah learning!


Ben Porat Yosef Commemorates 9/11

BPY middle school students heard from Wendy Lansky, a survivor of 9/11, who spoke about her experience on that fateful day. Ms. Lansky works for Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield, which had offices in the Twin Towers. In age-appropriate language, she described her morning on 9/11 and what was life was like back in 2001, when