What a fabulous erev Shavuot it was for the BPY family! The day started off with a school-wide siyum. Students and families learned all of Pirkei Avot and Brachot. Seventh graders Eili Burnat and Joshie Rabitz both contributed to the siyum with beautiful divrei Torah. The BPY family is defined by achdut—k’ish
Moriah eighth graders were privileged to hear from Moriah parent Jason Gewirtz, in honor of Yom Yerushalayim. As author of the book “Israel’s Edge,” Gewirtz has unique knowledge of Talpiot, an extraordinary unit of the IDF which has its roots in Jerusalem. His presentation was fascinating and especially
As part of Yavneh Academy’s Chesed Morning Initiative, the school has been partnering with Cafe Europa, an initiative facilitated by Middle School Dean Morah Jordana Baruchov. Dr. Aliza Frohlich contacted Cafe Europa’s coordinator, Lara Cohen-Harelick, to discuss how Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Northern
The Ma’ayanot English department, directed by Samantha Kur, has created the “Write the Ship: Streams of our Consciousness” blog. This is a creative outlet for both faculty and students to express themselves during this time of isolation. There are many different facets to the blog, including original artwork by
Nesanel Dietz, of Highland Park, is MTA’s Class of 2020 valedictorian. Dietz is honored to receive this distinction and feels grateful to everyone who has supported and helped him. Dietz loved his high school experience, during which he made close
After learning all about Megillat Rut, bikurim, Matan Torah and all of the other themes of Shavuot with their morahs, the children were so excited to celebrate! They made beautiful artwork, baked milchik treats, helped get ready for Yom Tov, decorated their homes with flowers and of course, learned Torah!
Yeshivat Frisch’s Visual Arts program collaborated with the chesed organization Areyvut last month, to facilitate a family paint night dedicated to thanking essential workers. Art materials were provided to families free of charge, with contactless pickup. The finished projects, bearing messages of gratitude or
Years from now, maybe generations from now, graduates from 2020 will have a lasting bond. Millions of students across the country expected to graduate this year will tell people, “I was in the class of 2020,” and these people will nod, knowingly—oh, that year!—and want to hear their
After counting Sefirat HaOmer each day, the yeladim of RYNJ were very excited for Zman Matan Torahteinu! In addition to learning all about Chag Shavuot the yeladim learned about different flowers and created beautiful centerpieces for their Shavuot tables.
TABC’s engineering students capped off another year of technological innovation as they debuted their projects to both the school and wider communities. The annual TABC Stem Showcase, which was published online this year, features the presentation of student-created capstone projects in culmination of their year of engineering
RKYHS was honored to welcome Malcolm Hoenlein this Yom Yerushalayim. Hoenlein is the executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations among other notable positions. Hoenlein led an engaging and informative talk about the impact of Covid-19 on the Jewish community and lessons we can draw