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Monday, January 21, 2019

Schools

Professor Moshe Horn Addresses Today’s Issues at RKYHS

In an effort to continue partnering with school parents and supporting the efforts of the area yeshiva day schools in regards to a universal stance on substance abuse, RKYHS students heard from Cardozo Law professor Moshe Horn about the challenging legal issues facing teens in today’s society. Horn, who has

Author Alan Katz Visits Yeshivat Noam

Thanks to the Yeshivat Noam Parents Association, buds, kindergarten and first graders enjoyed the author visit by Alan Katz who shared with the students that he is “seriously silly.” Katz encouraged the children to keep a journal, jot down stories and not to be afraid of their creativity.

RYNJ Says Thank You to Rebbetzin Zahtz

Thank you to Rebbetzin Michal Zahtz, RYNJ parent and rebbetzin of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, for coming to RYNJ to inspire sixth grade bnot mitzvah. Highlighting their place as links in the chain of Jewish women, focusing on Chana as being כ׳שרה and the story about baker made the presentation memorable and

MTA Sophomore Witnesses New York History

MTA sophomore Sam Verstandig of Kew Garden Hills, witnessed New York history, as he attended Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “First 100 Days” address on December 17 and met the governor. Verstandig joined Yeshiva University faculty and students at the New York City Bar Association, where they listened as Governor Cuomo presented his

Tenafly Chabad Academy Hosts Parents Visiting Day

On Tuesday, December 25, the halls and classrooms were abuzz with activity as TCA welcomed parents to the inaugural TCA Parents Visiting Day. Teachers facilitated group activities which enabled the children to spend some time engaged in both general and Judaic studies learning with their parents. While fifth grade

Yeshivat Frisch Hebrew Students Create Chanukah Blockbusters

Students in Rabbi Yair Shahak’s Hebrew classes completed a unique semester project this month: Hebrew-language Chanukah films! Students wrote, directed and acted in their own Hebrew movies. Film plots ranged from the defeat of candle-stealing Dr. Lo Tov, to a sufganiyah cooking contest, to a mashup of S. Y. Agnon’s

Yavneh Academy Second Graders Receive First Chumashim

Mazal tov to the Yavneh Academy second grade students upon receiving their first chumashim at a special chagiga filled with song and dance. The children celebrated with their families and teachers at a festive party at the conclusion of the ceremony. Kol hakavod to all of the students!

Moriah Kindergarten Makes a Siyum

The kindergarten students at Moriah finished learning all of sefer Bereishit! To help celebrate this milestone, they had a siyum. Each child picked a parsha and then wrote and illustrated that was meaningful to them. The beautiful pictures were carefully placed to create a Torah shaped mural. They all sang chazak, chazak

TABC and Ma’ayanot Hold Joint Jewish Life on Campus Event

This past Wednesday night, TABC and Ma’ayanot hosted their annual Jewish Life on Campus program. The evening featured over 27 college students from such varied universities as Cornell, SUNY at Binghamton, Cooper Union, New York University, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Drexel, Princeton, Brandeis, Yale, Johns Hopkins,

Learning Is M’dor L’dor at Yeshivat He’Atid

On Tuesday, Yeshivat He’Atid held its annual Grandparents and Special Visitors Day. Thank you to all the grandparents and special visitors who came to learn with our students; it was beautiful to see multiple generations learning together! A special thank you to all the dedicated teachers for putting in

Ma’ayanot Presents ‘93Queen’

On Tuesday, December 25, Ma’ayanot students, faculty and parents were treated to a screening of “93Queen,” a documentary about Judge Ruchie Freier’s creation of Ezras Nashim, the first all-female ambulance corps in New York City, followed by a Q & A with the film’s director Paula Eiselt. A graduate

‘Once Upon a Mattress’ Is a Hit at SAR High School

The SAR High School drama society staged two superb performances of “Once Upon a Mattress,” Mary Rodgers’ and Marshall Barer’s charming fractured fairy tale based on the classic, “The Princess and the Pea.” With hilariously larger-than-life characters, clever dialogue and an array of catchy musical