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Yeshivat Frisch Holds Annual Club Fair

Yeshivat Frisch students had the opportunity to learn about and sign up for new clubs this week, at the school’s annual club fair. Frisch boasts more than 100 co-curricular activities, in the realms of Torah, chessed work, political activism, athletics, the fine arts, science and engineering, journals in

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TABC Juniors Are Inspired by Rav Gav

On Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rav Gav Friedman gave a special Zoom shiur to the TABC junior class. He spoke about teshuva and how it is necessary to take little steps before taking big steps. Rav Gav mentioned how when he was 14 he made a commitment to learn Daf Yomi and he finally completed Shas at the age of 34; the foundation for this

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BPY Seventh Grade Scientists Are Hard at Work

In BPY’s unique outdoor classroom, the seventh grade scientists have been learning about measuring a tree’s biomass. This week, the students went outside to the forest to learn how to calculate how much carbon is stored in the BPY trees. After choosing a tree to measure, students learned to identify the tree species,

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Naaleh Launches Advisory Program

Last week, Naaleh launched a brand new, school-wide advisory program, led by Dr. Ruth Glasser, coordinator of student guidance. This year-long weekly program focuses on the development of key social and emotional skills, while also creating a small group setting for the girls to bond with each other and their faculty

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Anshei Lubavitch Is Ready for Yom Kippur

Anshei Lubavitch students got ready for Yom Kippur this week.They learned about the mitzvot and minhagim of this special holiday, shopped for Yom Kippur shoes in the class Yom Kippur shoe stores and used foam and felt to make their own non-leather shoes. They learned about the story of Yonah and re-enacted it by playing

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Preschoolers at Chabad of Tenafly Explore the Shofar

Nursery students at Lubavitch on the Palisades listened to the shofar during the month of Elul and learned all about the shofar in preparation for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. They learned the different sounds that the shofar makes and where it comes from. They learned that the shofar comes from a

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Rav Hershel Schachter (‘58) Gives Pre-Rosh Hashanah Brachot to MTA Juniors

MTA talmidim in Rabbi Mendelson’s juniorsShiur were zoche to receive pre-Rosh Hashanah brachot from Yeshiva University Rosh Yeshiva Rav Hershel Schachter (‘58). Rav Schachter reflected on the important lessons he learned from his years at MTA and spoke with each talmid individually

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Ma’ayanot Enjoys School-Wide Summer Book Club

Summer reading is a time to choose a book that captures your fancy! Ma’ayanot students and faculty participated in the annual school-wide book club over the summer of 2020. Students chose from a list of over 15 books generated by the Humanities department and by faculty identifying books of lasting value. The

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Yeshivat Noam Seventh Graders Learn Chumash Using Teamwork

How did bnei Yisrael travel in the desert? These Yeshivat Noam seventh graders used the text of the Chumash to arrange themselves in the order of the machane (camp). The challenge was to work together without talking and figure out where each shevet needed to be.

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RYNJ Early Childhood Yeladim Are Busy Learning

RYNJ kindergarten yeladim are expanding their math skills. They are reviewing counting and numbers. They are moving counters based on directions from their teacher and loving every minute! PreK children are busing learning vowels as part of the Fundations curriculum. And the adorable nursery yeladim are learning

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JEC Students Enjoy Simanim Roundup

The JEC kehilla enjoyed a pre-Rosh Hashanah “simanim roundup” activity. Students in juniors through fifth grade watched an informative video about the common simanim eaten on Rosh Hashanah from the administration. They learned some fun facts, interesting tips and inspiring stories to go along with the simanim.

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Gan Yaldenu Tots of Bergenfield Learns About the Chagim

The students were very excited to come into school after celebrating Rosh Hashanah and get right back to work learning about Yom Kippur.

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