Friday, June 09, 2023



RPRY had an assembly in honor of Yom Yerushalayim. In order to experience Yerushalayim, early childhood made bricks and placed them outside the beit midrash, creating a wall resembling the Kotel. Older grades watched a performance put on by the eighth graders. The sixth and eighth grade boys sang songs related to



In honor of Yom Yerushalayim, Ma’ayanot faculty and students were privileged to hear an inspiring pre-Yom Yerushalayim shiur from Rabbanit Sally Mayer, founding department chair of the Ma’ayanot Talmud Department and current rosh midrasha at Midreshet Lindenbaum.

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SAR Academy

SAR Academy celebrated Yom Yerushalayim with song, prayer, interactive learning and some special treats.

The students and faculty kicked off the celebrations with a moving schoolwide musical Hallel on The Steps. Each grade had special activities to mark the day: The



RKYHS Judaic Studies classes have been learning about the importance of Yerushalyim and the historical background of this special day. Rabbi Mintz’s 10th grade girls studied the story recorded in masechet Makkot of Rabbi Akiva and his friends as they saw the ruins of the Beit Hamikdash. They discussed the


Nefesh Yehudi Academy

Nefesh Yehudi Academy’s third, fourth and fifth graders learned about The Six Day War and the reason behind Yom Yerushalayim. They reviewed their knowledge through a Kahoot and saw many posters created throughout the years commemorating this day. Students were inspired to create their own celebratory posters for Yom Yerushalayim



Ramaz hosted the IDF Musical Ensemble for two concerts at the KJ main sanctuary in honor of Yom Yerushalayim. Students from the upper school, middle school and lower school divisions got to enjoy the amazing and dynamic vocals of this group. Students waved Israeli flags and cheered on these members of the Israeli



JKHA lower school students were paired up with middle school students for a joint Yom Yerushalayim program. The student buddies worked in small groups and learned about the various names for Yerushalayim. After the learning portion, students drew and colored in photos of Yerushalayim together. The program


Yavneh Academy Holds STEM Night

Yavneh Academy’s STEM Night was an exhilarating showcase of scientific exploration and technological ingenuity for third-grade students. The event buzzed with excitement as the young learners immersed themselves in a multitude of captivating STEM booths. From circuitry to engineering, coding to 3D printing,


JECHS Reaches Milestones in Torah

This week, students at JECHS, celebrated two milestones in Torah learning. Wednesday night there was a night seder banquet with 98 boys who were regular attendees at the program, twice a week. Rav Teitz spoke to the students and praised their dedication and loyalty to learning. Rabbi Moishe Kramer, director of the


[email protected] Boys Enjoy Chelsea Piers

SINAI [email protected] studentstook part in Torah Academy of Bergen County’s freshman/sophomore end-of-year trip at Chelsea Piers in Connecticut on May 15. What a fun outing!


The Idea School Is Live in Action

The interdisciplinary Live Action Role Play (LARP) that ninth and 10th grade Idea School students are preparing for the school’s final Exhibition of Learning on June 12 is one of the school’s most ambitious projects yet. Collaboratively planned by Aryeh Laufer, head of STEM; Rabbi Rothblatt, the 9/10 beit midrash


Yeshivat Noam Displays Art Gallery

Led by rt teacher extraordinaire Estyn Becker-Lizotte, Yeshivat Noam elementary school students loved sharing their artistic work with their families and classmates. The gallery was a beautiful display of artistic creations made by students this year.

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