Ohr Yisroel talmidim were privileged to have a private meeting with Rav Reuven Feinstein shlita, the Staten Island Rosh Yeshiva, this past Monday morning. For over two hours of his precious time the Rosh Yeshiva answered questions, shared divrei Torah and guided the talmidim through the many fundamental issues they raised. The
As part of the Yavneh Academy first grade science unit on the six major animal groups, the first graders dove right into their latest group—fish! The students researched fish characteristics, as they explored non-fiction texts in depth and learned how to select and highlight important key words from paragraphs.
On Monday, March 8, talmidim in MTA’s Honors College program were privileged to hear from Rabbi Dov Lerner of Yeshiva University’s Strauss Center for Torah and Western Thought on the topic of the start of the Torah U’Madda movement. Rabbi Lerner began his presentation by giving a background on the history of Jews in
Pi Day (3/14) was observed at BPY this week (a day late!) In Morah Lauren’s MS classes, students made bracelets where each digit of Pi was represented by a different color bead (of the students’ choosing) and everyone had a black decimal point. While Pi has no repeating pattern and continues infinitely, it was
Peer tutoring is an amazing way for Ma’ayanot students to tackle academic challenges, share what they know and help each other grow. Peer tutoring is open every morning to all Ma’ayanot students across all subjects. Students are able to sign up for peer tutoring as needed for a myriad of reasons; absences, review for a
MTA talmidim in Rabbi Danto’s freshman shiur have voluntarily taken it upon themselves to not only be mesayem the entire Masechet Megilla, but to “own” it through chazering at least one time every day and chazering each daf at least four times. They are well on their way to owning the first two perakim and
During Fine Arts class this week, the Yeshivat He’Atid’s eighth-grade students were treated to a special paper cutting workshop. The workshop was led by paper-cutting artist Dena Levie. She shared an engaging and informative presentation with the students about the art of paper cutting and the journey that led
Preschool children at Lubavitch on the Palisades thoroughly enjoyed a preview of spring weather last week. They were thrilled to find the playground had finally defrosted and that the snow had melted away. The unseasonably warm weather was a huge treat that they thoroughly enjoyed when the temperature reached