Monday, January 25, 2021


Valley Chabad CTeens Bake Together

(Courtesy of Valley Chabad) On Thursday night, January 14, teens joined together on Zoom for a beautiful Babka Bake.

Led by Estie Orenstein, the teens baked chocolate babkas for their families to enjoy over Shabbat. They played a game of “True or False—Jewish Edition” and


The Idea School Dedicates New Shtender

In honor of Rosh Chodesh Shevat, The Idea School was proud to dedicate a new shtender, built and crafted by one of the freshmen students. As part of their inquiry class in which students’ interests and passions drive their learning, this student’s skill and passion for woodworking as well as his dedication to


Yavneh Academy Third Graders Complete Parshat Chayei Sara

Mazal tov to Yavneh Academy third graders on their siyum of parshat Chayei Sara. Yavneh faculty member Mr. Nagel played his guitar and sang songs with the students in Hebrew. Rabbi Penn joined the class and asked questions about the parsha and Rashi’s commentary. Some students also volunteered to share beautiful


Yeshivat He’Atid Second Graders Celebrate Mesibat Chumash

Yeshivat He’Atid’s second-grade students had been working with their morot preparing for their upcoming Mesibat Chumash. The classes filmed and performed beautiful songs and incredible dances to celebrate this long-awaited milestone. This year’s celebration was different than in the past, but the students


Yeshivat Noam Commemorates Martin Luther King Day

The Yeshivat Noam middle school had a very meaningful Martin Luther King Day. Throughout their day, students were engaged in meaningful conversations, watched thought provoking videos and read influential literature pieces about the Civil Right Movement. In English class, students analyzed the literary imagery of


Yeshivat Frisch Commemorates MLK Day With Rabbi Saul Berman

Rabbi Saul Berman addressed the entire Yeshivat Frisch student body and faculty on Monday, as part of the school’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemoration. Rabbi Berman, a renowned professor of Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University and adjunct professor of law at Columbia University, was also a civil rights activist who marched


Founder of Leket Israel Addresses TABC Ivrit Students

In celebration of Rosh Chodesh Shevat and the upcoming Tu B’Shevat holiday, TABC’s 11th-grade Ivrit students Zoomed with Joseph Gitler, founder and chairman of Leket Israel, Israel’s largest food distribution network for the needy. The students received a virtual tour of Leket’s logistics center and learned how Israel’s


Moriah Kindergarteners Take Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Moriah kindergarten students began to learn a little about the life of this famous, brave and forward-thinking American. The children understand that Dr. King believed in equality and treating all people fairly, regardless of external differences. They also


RYNJ Alumni Return Home To Help

In preparation for the 83rd RYNJ Annual Dinner, the school’s pride and joy—RYNJ alumni—returned home to personally deliver hundreds of dinner packages to the RYNJ community. Thank you for helping make the dinner such a success!


BPY Celebrates Mesibat Siddur

Kol hakavod to BPY’s amazing kitah aleph talmidim and talmidot and their incredibly talented morot. Rosh Chodesh Shvat was their Mesibat Siddur and it was absolutely fabulous. The songs, dances and videos were so special. The day was full with nachat and simcha! Mabrook and mazal tov!


Yeshivat Noam Students Experiment

Yeshiva Noam sixth grade girls learned about changes of matter by changing a solid to gas using dry ice!


Anshei Lubavitch Toddlers Learn Colors

Some of Anshei’s youngest students engaged in immersive sensory lessons on the color yellow this week! They wore yellow clothes, finger-painted with yellow paint, made yellow craft projects, identified yellow toys and items in their classroom—and some were even brave enough to taste a yellow lemon!