On May 8th, Yom Yerushalayim, The Ramaz School, in conjunction with the Moscow [hair styling] Salon in Manhattan, hosted a day of giving. For two hours, the salon closed its doors to paying customers and opened its doors exclusively to Ramaz students, faculty and friends who were donating their hair to the non-profit organization Zichron Menachem,
Tenafly—Did you ever put your heart and soul into a lengthy project that by the time it was finally completed you were just so relieved? (Perhaps your yearlong college thesis comes to mind…) Well, that was NOT the feeling at 11 Harold Street in Tenafly last Monday evening. In fact it was quite the opposite. The excitement was palpable.
This labor of love, a
Yeshivat Noam has always taken pride in its mission to educate each child according to his or her needs and, where necessary, provide extra support or enrichment. Now, thanks to a generous grant from YN parents Becky and Avi Katz, Middle School faculty members receive training in order to provide the highest quality individualized enrichment.
According to Dr.
Last week, Senator Robert M. Gordon (D-District 38) visited the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey. Senator Gordon, whose district includes the townships of Bergenfield, Fair Lawn, New Milford and River Edge—where over 45% of RYNJ students reside—told seventh grade students about his role in government, the process by which a bill becomes a law in the state
On Sunday April 21 The Frisch School was honored to have Mayor Corey Booker as the featured speaker at the school’s Fourth Annual Sports breakfast. More than 400 members of The Frisch School community came together to show their pride in all of the school’s players and coaches, as well as their gratitude for the dedication and support of the parent body. Mayor
Yeshiva Ben Porat Yosef students perform daglanut(flag formations) at the Yom Ha’atzmaut chagiga(festival) program that took place at the school on Tuesday, April 16 th. Each grade presented its own unique formations, which were performed for the more than 600 people who attended the Israeli-style dinner.
Zivugzone is a new online dating site geared 100% to observant singles. Founded by Moshe Coan, the site launched last fall and in six short months over 3,500 singles have registered—and four couples got engaged. Moshe, a licensed marriage and relationship therapist, has always had an interest in the dynamics of compatibility in relationships. In fact, research shows
Yavneh Academy’s third annual Early Childhood Bake Sale took place this past week. The students raised $562.50 for i-Shine of Teaneck, a Chai Lifeline program which provides homework assistance and recreational activities for children who are dealing with a loss or illness at home. Students from every grade of the school visited the bake sale tables during their
Performing in a school play gives any child a great sense of accomplishment and pride. But for the high school students at SINAI´s Rabbi Mark & Linda Karasick Shalem High School, it is both an enormous achievement and proof that they, too, can be just like other kids.
SINAI’s Shalem High School is very special. Located in Teaneck at Torah Academy of
The Moriah School recently hosted Dr. Michael Berenbaum, a leading Holocaust scholar, who spoke to students participating in the “Names Not Numbers” program—the taping of Holocaust survivors while they tell their stories.
Dr. Berenbaum focused his remarks on some of the more remarkable and unusual survivor stories which he has researched, highlighting
Orthodox NYPD officer offers perspective on ‘stop and frisk’ policy
Teaneck—What started out as a conversation about Fourth Amendment rights in a US Government class led to a lively presentation by a New York City (NYC) police officer about the contentious topic of the city’s stop and frisk program. Along the way Ma’ayanot seniors learned that often