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Saturday, May 30, 2020

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OHEL Supports Jewish Youth One Smile at a Time

(Courtesy of OHEL) The Smile Club is a groundbreaking, smile-inducing initiative designed to elevate the lives of the other heroes facing the current COVID-19 pandemic––the children. This program was developed and customized by OHEL’s children’s services department in collaboration with Sara Younger, owner of Summer

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Annual Approved Funding & Jewish Link I Love My House - Kids Art Challenge!

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Moriah Fifth Grade Welcomes Some Notable Visitors

The Moriah fifth grade classes had the opportunity to hear from some very special guests last week.

Last Monday artist Eitan Barokas visited with the fifth grade students via Zoom. He shared with the students how he became an artist and explained his methodology. Barokas took the

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Two Ma’ayanot Students Present Winning Projects at Jerusalem Science Contest

Ma’ayanot students were two of the top five scorers in this year’s Jerusalem Science Contest, an international competition for high school juniors and seniors. Sonia Weiner (‘21) won first place, and Atara Weil (‘20) placed in the top five. Co-sponsored by the Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) and Chicago’s Walder

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Yeshivat Noam First Graders Read ‘Flat Stanley’

Yeshivat Noam First Graders read the book “Flat Stanley” as a read aloud. The students took their “Flat Morot” on adventures and wrote about the adventures they had together

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Gan Yaldenu Tots of Bergenfield Is Ready for Shavuot

The children from Gan Yaldenu Tots have been having fun and working hard on all their projects for Shavuot. They learned that Hashem gave the Jewish people the Torah as a gift and there are many mitzvot that we have to follow to make sure we are nice to one another. The children also learned about Bikurim, the

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Naaleh Students Show Appreciation to Mail Carriers

During a chesed slot this week, Naaleh students watched interviews with mail carriers describing their experiences during the pandemic. The students discussed what it means to be an”essential” worker, noting that interestingly, during this time of unprecedented uncertainty, mail delivery is one of the only things that is

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BPY Kindergarteners Receive Their Parsha Books

BPY kindergarteners have been working hard writing the parsha each week, both in school and at home. Their amazing writing has been compiled into a parsha book just in time to review the “whole Torah” on Shavuot. Having these hand-delivered by their morot was an absolute treat!

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Yeshivat Frisch Alumna Twitter Executive Returns for Zoom Chat With Current Seniors

Yeshivat Frisch welcomed Twitter’s Chief Marketing Officer & Head of People Leslie Berland, on May 20, as part of the seniors’ mini-semester that began at the start of May. Berland initially started out in the mental health field, and wanted to bring people’s voices to life...flash forward to the work she does at Twitter.

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TABC Juniors Apply Physics Lessons at Home

TABC juniors had fun turning their homes into satellite physics labs last week. Students in Ayelet Kopel’s physics class were tasked with finding a way to explain simple harmonic motion to their classmates by using materials in their own homes. Some made pendulums out of necklaces and backyard swings while others used springs

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Yeshivat He’Atid Participates In Virtual Color War

Teams Achdut, Chavayrut and Ahava participated in an amazing virtual color war! Digital Dov kicked off color war activities followed by a slew of other activities including, panic, blurt, Kahoot, a virtual marathon and many more. From preschoolers to eighth grade captains, the spirit was amazing throughout the

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RYNJ Celebrates Yom Yerushalayim

What a fantastic Yom Yerushalayim! RYNJ families were invited to a Family Movie Night—a viewing of an original Yom Yerushalayim video starring RYNJ’s own Morah Aliza Picard. Picard teaches History of Medinat Yisrael and Ivrit remotely from her home in Israel. All the students enjoyed reviewing the history of

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