Friday, January 21, 2022


BPY Visits Botanical Gardens

Ben Porat Yosef third graders visited the New York Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, April 9 th, in conjunction with their study of desert and rain forest plant adaptations. The students were guided by BPY’s science specialist Jean Myers.


Yavneh Showcases Yom HaShoah

Yavneh Academy second graders view a Sefer Torah in the Yavneh hallway, which was rescued from the Nazis from Vyskov, Czechoslovakia, and presented by the Class of 1985. The curtain for the Torah scroll showcase is only raised once a year, on Yom Hashoah.


Science Day on the Palisades

Lubavitch on the Palisades Elementary School Science Day was a big hit! Students were assigned groups and stations based on interest and ability. There were nine stations set up around the elementary school and students were able to visit four stations.

“I liked science day because I learned things I never knew, and I had fun. I liked the static


From the Mouths of Babes

“Today I was talking to a 4-year-old about worms, and then we ended up comparing them to caterpillars. I said “Well, one thing that is different, is that a caterpillar goes into a chrysalis and changes into a...” The child said “Oh, I don’t celebrate chrysalis. I’m Jewish.” —anonymous [teacher]

“Mom, why is that boy wearing a necklace


2nd Sinai Unique Inspirations Student Art Show & Auction A Success


Learning Math at RYNJ

3rd grade students at RYNJ create Math games as a fun way to practice their multiplication and division skills.


Gan Rina Israel Trip

Today the children of Gan Rina left for their two-week pretend trip to Israel.


Yom Ha’atzmaut: Ben Porat Yosef Lives and Breathes Eretz Yisroel

Paramus—The land of Israel will spring to life at Yeshivat Ben Porat Yosef (BPY) as students are immersed in a day-long program celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut on Tuesday, May 6th. Elementary and middle school students will explore this year’s theme—Israeli culture—through experiential activities in the areas of Israeli music, slang in


Yeshivat Noam: Middle School Dynamic Earth Expo

The Earth is a wonderfully dynamic system and the learning of the Yeshivat Noam Middle School students in preparation for their Earth Science Expo has been wonderfully dynamic, too. The goal of the Earth Expo is to give students and parents a more complete understanding and appreciation of the beauty, power, and wonder of Planet Earth. As one


When the World Forgot Us: TABC Commemorates Yom HaShoah

Teaneck—The Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) led a stirring school-wide Yom HaShoah commemoration on Monday with music, poetry, family history stories prepared by students, and a special guest presentation from a Holocaust survivor who today lives in Fort Lee. The morning event was organized for the 13th year by TABC’s Leah Moskovits and Donna


Ma’ayanot’s “Heartbeats”: A Night of Song, Dance, and Connection

Started several years ago by three students in the Class of 2009, “Heartbeats” is an annual student-initiated, student-created, and student-directed performance open to women of the community. Each year Heartbeats’ organizers choose a charity to which the proceeds of that year’s performances will be donated, and over the years some $30,000 has been donated to


Soles for Souls

“Remove your shoes from your feet” were the words that God told Moshe when Moshe approached the burning bush. Thus began the story of the Exodus. At Yavneh Academy, we implemented that command of Hashem by removing our shoes...and donating them to the underprivileged. Fifty boxes of gently worn shoes were sent from Yavneh Academy last week to Soles4Souls,

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