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Monday, July 13, 2020

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Yavneh Graduates Gather For Yearbook Signing

On Sunday evening, July 5, Yavneh Academy’s newly graduated eighth graders gathered on the field at Yavneh Academy. They came home one last time to pick up their yearbooks and to participate in the annual tradition of signing each other’s books as a memento to carry with them as they leave the Redhawk nest. As

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Yavneh Graduates Gather For Yearbook Signing

On Sunday evening, July 5, Yavneh Academy’s newly graduated eighth graders gathered on the field at Yavneh Academy. They came home one last time to pick up their yearbooks and to participate in the annual tradition of signing each other’s books as a memento to carry with them as they leave the Redhawk nest. As

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Camp Gan Israel Tenafly Older Division Heads to Scout Camp

Camp Gan Israel Tenafly’s older division, under the leadership of Lubavitch on the Palisades’ Rabbi Yossi Katz, opened its 2020 summer program on Monday in Alpine Scout Camp. New experiences for all include scouting activities like archery, survival skills, hiking, a weekly campfire and visits to the Alpine

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Yeshivat Noam: From Two Days to Two Minutes

On Thursday night, July 2, the Yeshivat Noam Class of 2020 gathered together for the first time since March 11. After months of isolation and a cancelled eighth grade trip to Lake George, Yeshivat Noam students wanted to celebrate in person with their fellow classmates. In a search for closure and

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Frisch Students Hit the Books at Summer School

With so many camps and programs sadly unable to operate this summer, dozens of teens were left wondering how to spend their weeks off. For more than 320 students, Yeshivat Frisch provided the answer. Frisch realized early that there would be high demand for an optional summer school program, and crafted one that meets the diverse

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Yeshivat Noam’s Tsippi Cantor Receives Marcia Hirt Award

Congratulations to Yeshivat Noam Buds teacher Tsippi Cantor on receiving the Marcia Hirt, z”l Faculty Initiative Award! Morah Tsippi, who has been teaching at Yeshivat Noam since its founding, is known for her exceptional dedication, focus on growth and love of each of her students. Special thanks to alumni parent Ari Hirt, who

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Jewish International Master To Open Virtual Chess Camp

International Master Yaacov Norowitz has announced that he will be opening up a virtual chess camp this summer. The camp will run from July 13 through August 28, and offer single-week, multi-week and full-session packages for students entering grades K-12.

“I am very excited for virtual camp,”

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MTA Celebrates Class of 2020 at Epic Graduation Ceremony

On Tuesday, June 23, MTA celebrated the Class of 2020 at an epic drive in graduation ceremony. Held at Adventureland in Farmingdale, New York, the exciting event was the perfect tribute to the graduating class. Seniors were greeted upon arrival with live music, as their rebbeim and faculty cheered them on and celebrated the culmination of an

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Bruriah Graduates Celebrate

After months of difficult separation, Bruriah’s graduating class of 2020 was finally reunited for a unique ceremony none of us will ever forget. Not unlike the set up of a drive-in movie, we all parked our cars in front of a huge screen and were able to get a crystal clear image of the procession while sitting

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Bruriah's Rebecca Guzman Places First in Corona Reflections Student Writing Contest

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 Our hospitals have turned into morgues,

and our doctors into slaves.

Our houses have become the most comfortable of prisons,

where we wait to carry out a sentence of undetermined

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The Perfect Ending to an Unusual School Year

The impact of COVID-19 has affected the most minute details of everyday life. We students everywhere, specifically seniors, have watched the last few months of our school year disappear. End-of-year activities, high school traditions and countless events have been canceled due to COVID-19 and have sent some

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Valley Chabad’s ‘Challah for COVID’ Raises $1900 to Support Local Doctors and Nurses

(Courtesy of Valley Chabad) Teens from Valley Chabad Teen Leadership Initiative’s CTeen, who have always been at the forefront of help and service to the community were now facing a dilemma. With strict social distancing guidelines due to COVID-19 in place, how could they contribute and better the

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