Saturday, December 04, 2021


Naaleh Staff Participate In Professional Development Workshops

On Monday, November 1, Naaleh staff had the opportunity to choose between three professional development workshops to get hands-on experience with strategies to help meet the diverse needs of their classrooms. In “The Playing Field: Using Games to Create an Engaging and Exciting Classroom,” educator, digital artist and


Chanukah Is in the Air At Gan Yaldenu Tots

The children at Gan Yaldenu Tots are getting ready to celebrate Chanukah. They started off learning what a sevivon/dreidel is. They learned that it can come in different shapes and sizes. All the classes decorated a sevivon for their room and practiced being a spinning dreidel. The classes also learned that we


Kol Chaverim Preschool Preps for Thanksgiving

The yeladim of Kol Chaverim Preschool are preparing for Thanksgiving! All the classes have been busy learning about the story of Thanksgiving. The younger classes made a handprint turkey and the older classes made patterned feather headbands. Students discussed the many things they are thankful for—Hashem, their


SINAI Students Focus on Life Skills

SINAI’s Rabbi Mark and Linda Karasick Shalem High School students at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls practiced vital daily living skills at SINAI’s Nathan Miller SHELI Residence. Working with their teacher, they learned both the art and science behind meal preparation.


Yavneh STEM Students Test Mask Efficacy

Covid-19 has affected the lives of children all over the world on a daily basis. Many schools, including Yavneh Academy, now have mask mandates. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that “If you are not fully vaccinated and aged 2 or older, you should wear a mask in indoor public places.”


Anshei Lubavitch Has Autumn Adventures

Anshei Lubavitch students continue their autumn explorations with leaf self-portraits and in-depth lessons on how cranberries are grown and harvested. The children used this autumnal fruit to create geometric sculptures.


MTA Talmidim Embark on NCSY Chesed Mission

New Orleans, Louisiana was the destination for 15 determined MTA juniors and seniors, who rushed to make their flight on Motzei Shabbos, November 6. Their mission: to help out in any way they could with relief efforts in areas hit hard by recent hurricanes and natural disasters—and help out they did. Thanks to


Idea School and Institute Train Educators in Project-Based Learning

As part of the work of The Idea Institute, the professional development arm of The Idea School, teachers trained local and national Jewish institutions in Project-Based Learning concepts and how to integrate these principles and methods into the classroom. Educators at Yeshivat Noam, CIJE and the Hyman Brand


Ma’ayanot Hosts Successful Sushi and Paint Night

What an incredible night as 150 eighth graders joined Ma’ayanot’s Paint Night and Sushi event. Prospective students enjoyed a delicious dinner and snacks, connected with current Ma’ayanot students and created beautiful artistic masterpieces with instructor Nikki Saucen. The fun continues at the Friday night


Yeshivat He’Atid Has First Miztvot and Midot Assembly

On Tuesday, it appeared as if there were various rainbows of color throughout the hallways a He’Atid—each grade was dressed in different color tops. Different elementary classes prepared dances, songs, skits and posters to illustrate their different midah of the month. This was all in preparation for


Heichal HaTorah Talmidim Meet the Gerer Rebbe

Heichal HaTorah talmidim went to meet with Rav Shaul Alter, Gerer rosh yeshiva, during his visit to Brooklyn from Eretz Yisrael. The talmidim were zoche to get brachot from the rav. This is an experience that they will never forget!


Rabbi Mordechai Burg Speaks to Ohr Yisroel

Ohr Yisroel talmidim were privileged to hear divrei chizuk from Rabbi Mordechai Burg of Mevaseret this week. In addition to sharing his inspiring message, Rabbi Burg, a longtime friend of the yeshiva, spent an extended period of time conversing with the boys and learning about their experience.

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