Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Community News

Frisch Juniors Create Innovative School App

Paramus—It is estimated that 56 billion smartphone apps will be downloaded in the year 2013. Benji Cooper, Amitai Cohen and Benny Weisbrot, juniors at the Frisch School, who know about social media, decided to dip their toes into the booming app world.

Two years ago, Mrs. Tikvah Weiner founded RealSchool, a club at Frisch where students use their passions and


Camp Kaylie Welcomes Arielle Sheinbein as Latest Member of Summer 2014 Dream Team!

Camp Kaylie at OHEL is excited to announce the latest addition to its Summer 2014 Dream Team: the head of its fitness and dance department, Arielle Sheinbein.

Arielle is a popular teacher at YNJ, and is a well-respected group fitness instructor. Arielle brings with her a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and she is warmly and enthusiastically welcomed


RYNJ Rises to the Chesed Challenge

The first half of this academic year distinguishes itself as an endless landscape of full school weeks. While this is a gift for consistent teaching time, the sameness of the schedule can certainly be monotonous.

At Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey this open space became a canvas, not just for a portrait of academic excellence, but for a


Shabbat Chayei Sarah: V’Shavu Banim L’Gvulam

Friday afternoon, a few hours before Shabbat, Shabbat Hebron, what we call Chayei Sarah, I wandered into the Avraham Avinu neighborhood. It was difficult to drive into the parking area, which was a huge maze of cars. I left mine near the street and walking around, bumped into what would be called in another place, a ‘homeless’ zone.  Tents all over the


A 42-Year Tradition Continues at Moriah

Not many day schools can boast of annual events, aside from the school dinner, that are still relevant after 42 years.  The Moriah Library Benefit is one of those events and a highlight of the school calendar.

Hosted by the Moriah Association of Parents, it’s a night when moms get together for a fun night out of socializing, learning and honoring fellow


Teaneck: Looking Back, Moving Forward

In September of 1988, I entered the halls of Gan Rina Nursery School for the very first time. The school, owned and operated by my grandmother, Rena Taubes, a’h, had already existed in Teaneck for over 10 years and was then one of the very few Jewish preschool programs in the area. My father grew up in Teaneck, and like many young couples, my


Noam Names New Tanach Enrichment Coordinator - Aliza Weinberg

Paramus—To complement its strong emphasis on Tanach for all students, Yeshivat Noam has named Mrs. Aliza Weinberg as their Middle School Tanach Enrichment Coordinator. Mrs. Weinberg, a former Tanach teacher at Ramaz High School and Tanach teacher at Yeshivat Noam for the past several years, is now able to provide even further enrichment to top Tanach


Temple Emeth Early Childhood Center announces early bird registration

for the 2014 -2015 school year. So close to home, Temple Emeth ECC features a beautiful indoor/outdoor space, small teacher/child ratio, music, movement, sports and yoga.  With the goal of preparing young children for success in yeshiva, Temple Emeth’s program also emphasizes Parsha, Tefillot, Mitzvot, Shabbat and Chaggim, as well as a superior Chalav U


The Secret Art of Throwing Things Away

I once spent an entire weekend going through my parents’ house looking for a book I had authored in kindergarten. My mother had saved this book, and I had read it several times in my youth, the images and illustrations still lucid in my mind. And now, having children who could read and write books themselves, I wanted to share my antique creations with them. I sat


The Benjamin Schwartz/ Yavneh 5K

The 9th Annual Yavneh Academy Benjamin Schwartz Memorial 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the Garden State Plaza. The event, named in memory of the younger brother of Yavneh parent and JLBC co-founder Mendy Schwartz. Benjy passed away form a brain


Don’t Shoot the Messenger: Five Things That Make Your Résumé a No-Go

Often I refer a résumé to a recruiter or hiring manager for review. In some cases I send the résumé as one of potential interest to that employer or recruiter, in other cases I submit a résumé for consideration relative to a specific position. While I am a player in a networking chain, I am not the decision maker for the organization. Sometimes the person with


A Fall Winter Book Party Menu

Menus vary, depending on the time of day and the theme, but here are some suggestions:

Brunch: Omelets to order, assorted mini rolls and breads, smoked salmon and cheese wheels, fresh cut fruit in season, Israeli salad (cubed tomatoes and cucumbers with lemon juice, olive oil and kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper) café au lait or English Breakfast tea,

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