Wednesday, January 19, 2022


Frisch Students Highlight Science and Engineering Research

Paramus—The students at the Frisch School recently hosted its first annual Science Research and Engi­neering Symposium night, an event dedicated to showcasing some of the phenomenal projects Frisch stu­dents have created and researched in the school’s engineering and bi­ology research classes. These class­es, taught by Mrs. Rifkie Silverman and Dr. Mindy


Happy Trails at Bruriah

On June 6th, Bruriah Junior High Coordinator Mrs. Zehava Greenwald took the Bruriah 8th graders to the Elizabeth River Trail to do volunteer work with Groundwork Elizabeth. ​It was a wonderful opportunity to integrate classroom learning with daily living as well a chance to give back to our community and environment. The experience was very


Heichal HaTorah Celebrates Inaugural Year

Teaneck It was a spillover crowd at Congregation B’nai Yeshurun’s banquet hall June 8 as close to 250 people came to celebrate the first year of Heichal HaTorah, Teaneck’s newest yeshiva. Parents and students were joined by family members, yeshiva supporters, and rabbis from an array of communities, who were curious about the


Moriah 4th Graders Grand Prize Winner in Ivrit Competititon

Under the direction of our Safah teacher, Morah Judy Buchnik, our students competed against fourth graders from schools across the world in a Hebrew language contest run by Ivrit publications. Students were asked to create submissions depicting a hero from modern Jewish history and enumerating their contributions to the Jewish people and to the State of Israel. Our


MTA’s Liora Haibi Receives Grinspoon Award

New York Ms. Liora Haibi, Hebrew language instructor at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (MTA)/Yeshiva University High School for Boys, has been selected as a regional recipient of the Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.

Presented by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF), the award is designed to recognize, honor,


Students Get Inspired By Israel’s Mission to the Moon

Paramus—SpaceIL, an Israeli non-profit organization, is attempting to land the first Israeli spacecraft on the moon by the end of 2015 as part of a contest called the Google Lunar XPrize competition. On a recent afternoon, SpaceIL unveiled its mission to 500 students from Frisch, Ma’ayanot, and several other schools, who had come together to share


Yavneh Scores for Chai Lifeline

Kol Hakavod to the Yavneh Academy 5th graders on raising over $24,000 for Chai Lifeline. As a reward for their amazing efforts, Chai Lifeline treated the students to a Mets game at Citi­Field and a Kosher Experience lunch.


BPY Trip for 6th and 7th Graders

Ben Porat Yosef sixth and seventh graders left for an overnight trip to Camp Monroe on May 19. They had the opportunity to hike, fish, and participate in archery and zip-lining activities. They also worked together in boating and cheered each other on during go-carting, then performed in their own talent show. The goal of the trip was to promote community,


Katz: High Scorer

Mazel tov to Jonathan Katz (Engle­wood, NJ), a 5th-grade student at The Moriah School, who recently scored the highest number of points nationally in the Achieve 3,000 Reading Program.


Yavneh Academy Human Body Expo

Yavneh Academy’s Early Childhood students were privileged to visit Yavneh Academy’s first 7th-grade Human Body Expo. The students’ pro­jects were made from recyclable material. Each project contained an in­teractive component that showed two body systems chosen by the students and how they interact. The seventh graders had some great


Odelia Fried Wins Literary Competition

Ben Porat Yosef eighth-grade student Odelia Fried won 1st place in the Middle School Art Siegelbaum Literary & Visual Arts Compe­tition for her crea­tive writing piece, “Striped Skin and a Yellow Star Birth­mark.” The competi­tion was sponsored by the Holocaust Museum & Study Center located in Suffern, NY. Mid­dle school students


Lital Glickman: A Winner at the Paramus Library

On May 20, Lital Glickman, a fifth grad­er at Ben Porat Yosef, received an award from Paramus Mayor Richard LaBarbiera for her poetry submission to the annual poet­ry competition held by the Paramus library. Nine Paramus schools submitted entries and Lital won third place in the Fifth Grade category for her poem, entitled

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