Each year students at Yeshivat Noam have dedicated Ta’anit Esther as a special day of learning in memory of Noah Seidenfeld, a kindergarten student who tragically lost his life nine years ago. This year, the middle school students engaged in a Yom Iyun (a day of intensive study) surrounding topics related to Emunah (our
Sixth graders from Yavneh Academy came to the Jewish Home at Rockleigh on Thursday, March 13, 2014 to decorate the social hall for the Purim holiday and do an arts and crafts project with residents. After decorating, they enjoyed hamantaschen along with various juices. Rabbi Simon Feld, director of rabbinic services at JHR, noted that he was a graduate of
New York—Naomi Schwartz, of Passaic, NJ, a senior studying molecular biology at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women and president of the Stern College Biology Club, has been named as one of only 37 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Undergraduate Honor Society members nationwide.
Englewood—Meet Divsha Tollinsky, local mensch and director of early childhood at the Moriah School. Divsha manages to blend her midot into her professional career as she infuses the Early Childhood Department with chesed.
For years, the Early Childhood Department in the Moriah School has been going once annually to The
Heichal Hatorah recently celebrated its first annual Purim Chagiga with over 400 people, including many of its students and their parents, neighborhood rabbonim, and Heichal’s growing community of friends. The music was led by world-renowned singer and guitarist Eitan Katz, fresh with energy off his newly-issued album Live in Jerusalem. Eitan’s
New York—More than 100 former students braved the snow and returned to their alma mater for the fifth annual Lander College for Men (LCM) Alumni Shabbaton: Scattered Across the Nation.
As the name implies, alumni came from all over, including Baltimore, Dallas, Detroit, Memphis, Miami and Toronto, in addition to those living in the tri-state area.
Teaneck—The night of March 12 was stormy and the audience in the TABC Beit Midrash was sparse, but that did not dim the enthusiasm of the participants in the fourth annual a capella competition won by reigning champions MTA and benefiting the Koby Mandel Foundation.
In a pre-show chat, members of the choirs confided the reasons for their