Sunday, May 20, 2018


TABC Hosts Inaugural Capstone Evening

This year, all TABC seniors worked on a Capstone project in their English classes, in which they developed a driving question about a topic of interest to them, engaged in the inquiry and research process, and created a presentation of their learning that they delivered at a Capstone Evening.

RKYHS Students Attend Breakfast With Alan Dershowitz

Students in the RKYHS AIPAC group had the special opportunity to attend a breakfast organized by JNF with lawyer and author Alan Dershowitz. Professor Dershowitz has been called “the nation’s most peripatetic civil liberties lawyer” and one of “the best known criminal lawyers in the world.”

MTA Chess Team Comes Out On Top

After another successful regular season, which saw the MTA chess team defeat Heichal 14-0 (twice), JEC 12.5-1.5 and TABC 10-4, the Lions secured a spot in the chess championship for a fourth consecutive year. MTA was to face Ramaz, Kushner and HAFTR in the championship which would be held at MTA, for the third time in those four

IBECC Children Create Ice Cream Shop in Livingston

What’s your favorite memory from your visit to Tel Aviv? Eating ice cream at an outdoor cafe! The children of IBECC created their own Cafe Glida including ice cream made from play dough and styrofoam balls, scoopers, cones and choices of flavors. They took turns buying and selling the ice cream, paying with

Bruriah Hosts College Fair for Juniors

To both prepare juniors and help navigate a stressful time in their lives, Bruriah hosted a college fair for juniors and their parents. Current and former Bruriah students opened the evening’s program. Chana Ross (‘16) spoke about being a student at Rutgers University; Shoshana Rapps (‘16) spoke about being

JEC Holds Sixth Annual Walkathon

The annual JEC Lower School walkathon is a celebration of community, family and fun! A crowd gathered at the start line in Warinanco Park, and children and adults alike raced through the blossoming trees and around the lake. The huge inflatable slide was a big hit, as was the moonbounce, basketball challenge and

Heichal HaTorah Observes Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut

In honor of Yom Hazikaron, Heichal HaTorah students heard a fascinating first-hand account of the Six-Day War from guest speaker Raphi Benoraya, a well-known speaker, philanthropist and business executive.

On Yom Ha’atzmaut, noted author and motivational speaker Rabbi Shalom Hammer

Moriah Lower School Creates Shivat Haminim

Moriah art teacher Morah Gila created a very special activity for the lower school students in honor of Yom Ha’atzmaut. Each grade took a “tour” of a specific region of Israel where they learned about which of the minim grow there. Then, they used unique art supplies like pom-poms and foil to create the minim they

BPY Kindergarten Students Study Air Travel

Inspired by their “trip” to Israel on Yom Ha’atzmaut, Ben Porat Yosef kindergarten students began studying airplanes and air travel. The students discussed places they have visited through air travel, how airplanes work and learned about how the Wright brothers invented the first airplane. Students individually wrote

Gan Rina Celebrates Israel

Gan Rina Nursery celebrated Israel’s birthday with a wonderful two week tour of the country. The children learned about airport security, the golden walls of Yerushalayim, the teamwork required to work on a kibbutz and the how to work out like a soldier. After all that hard work, the children got to relax with a

MTA Raises $355,680 in 24 Hours on Giving Day

MTA participated in Yeshiva University’s Giving Day on April 25, and raised $355,680 in 24 hours for its scholarship campaign. “We are truly inspired by the generosity of the MTA community, because of which we will be able to provide a strong Torah and academic education for students who otherwise would not

Yavneh Academy Sixth Graders Skype With Lone Soldiers

The Yavneh Academy sixth graders had an opportunity to Skype with different lone soldiers at the Lone Soldier Center in Israel. The Lone Soldier Center in Memory of Michael Levin was founded in 2009 by a group of former lone soldiers aware of, and concerned with, the needs and struggles of around 7,000 lone soldiers serving in the