Youth Aliyah contributed to the foundation of Israel more than any other group in history. They came to this country with hopes and dreams and sweated blood and tears to build Israel into the proud nation it is today. Even now, Jewish youth from all over the world come to study, serve and protect, and to continue
What do a pizza maker, a scuba diver, and a bully at an ice skating rink have in common? They are all roles acted out by day school students taking theater classes as part of their curriculum.
It’s the middle of the afternoon at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls, and the elective improvisational theater class for juniors is about to
When Rav Aharon Lichtenstein, Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshivat Har Etzion, spoke at Ma’ayanot’s chanukat habayit in November, 1996, he emphasized that “if Torah is to be taught, then it needs to be taught seriously to assure that indeed Torah is understood and absorbed with the seriousness, earnestness, exhilaration, excitement, and passion that
In preparation for Shavuot, the Pre-K and K classes at Lubavitch on the Palisades enjoyed a visit from the Living Legacy’s Torah Factory. The students learned all about the process of making a Torah Scroll and were able to write with their own goose feather on a piece of parchment.
Ben Porat Yosef Kindergartners went to Tomchei Shabbat of Fair Lawn on June 10th to help pack food packages. The students took turns putting potatoes, onions, assorted vegetables, and fruit into the boxes, which will also contain grape juice, challah, eggs, and chicken that will be delivered to families in need before Shabbat. The children also
On June 9, 40 2nd-grade girls from RYNJ gathered at Keter Torah for their third TCC event this year. TCC, which stands for The Chesed Connection, is a new program formed this past winter by a group of RYNJ parents to introduce the young students to various organizations and chesed projects both locally and beyond. The goal of TCC
Many of the 8th grade graduates of RYNJ continued to attend post-graduation learning with their rebbeimfor the week following graduation. The highlight of the week was a siyyumat Dougie’s where all the graduates were invited to celebrate their completion of two Perakim in Gemarah Makkot and Sefer Shmuel.
Ben Porat Yosef celebrated its inaugural graduating class on June 11 th. Several of the graduates attended BPY from the school’s inception in 2001, as part of the school’s 2½-year-old toddler class. The nine graduates were addressed by a founder of the school, Steven Sarao, as well as by Rav Tomer Ronen, Rosh HaYeshiva; Stanley Fischman,
RYNJ 6th grade girls distributed handmade, everlasting colorful flowers to the residents of Daughters of Miriam. The RYNJ students shmoozed, sang, played bingo and brought such joy to the residents! Smiles were everywhere on the faces of the residents and our RYNJ talmidot!
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