Sunday, July 05, 2020


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


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


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,”


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


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


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


 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


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


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


MTA Welcomes Class of 2024

MTA welcomed the Class of 2024 with surprise visits to each talmid and an exciting grade-wide orientation. “We are thrilled to welcome the Class of 2024 to the MTA family,” said Freshman Grade Dean Rabbi Eli Cohn. “Visiting each boy personally was a really special opportunity. It was great to spend time with


Yeshivat He’Atid Is Six Feet Apart But Always in Our Hearts

Last Thursday the entire administration and staff of Yeshivat He’Atid dressed in “Six Feet Apart But Always in Our Hearts” T-shirts as they lined the parking lot to say goodbye to the YH students and families. It was amazing to see all the decorated cars and smiling faces. Thank you to the YHPA for


Ma’aynot Students Prepare for 2020-2021

School may have ended, but Ma’ayanot students and teachers are hard at work planning for 2020-2021! Ma’ayanot held school-wide elections for next year’s student government slate. Students created original and creative posters, short video clips and persuasive speeches for their campaigns. There was fierce


SINAI Schools Gives Thanks

As summer begins, SINAI Schools wanted to take one more opportunity to acknowledge its very hard working teachers. These last few months have been especially challenging, and the school could not have powered through without its incredible team. From SINAI parents, students and administrators—thank you!