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Naaleh Students Show Appreciation to Mail Carriers

During a chesed slot this week, Naaleh students watched interviews with mail carriers describing their experiences during the pandemic. The students discussed what it means to be an”essential” worker, noting that interestingly, during this time of unprecedented uncertainty, mail delivery is one of the only things that is

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BPY Kindergarteners Receive Their Parsha Books

BPY kindergarteners have been working hard writing the parsha each week, both in school and at home. Their amazing writing has been compiled into a parsha book just in time to review the “whole Torah” on Shavuot. Having these hand-delivered by their morot was an absolute treat!

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Yeshivat Frisch Alumna Twitter Executive Returns for Zoom Chat With Current Seniors

Yeshivat Frisch welcomed Twitter’s Chief Marketing Officer & Head of People Leslie Berland, on May 20, as part of the seniors’ mini-semester that began at the start of May. Berland initially started out in the mental health field, and wanted to bring people’s voices to life...flash forward to the work she does at Twitter.

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TABC Juniors Apply Physics Lessons at Home

TABC juniors had fun turning their homes into satellite physics labs last week. Students in Ayelet Kopel’s physics class were tasked with finding a way to explain simple harmonic motion to their classmates by using materials in their own homes. Some made pendulums out of necklaces and backyard swings while others used springs

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Yeshivat He’Atid Participates In Virtual Color War

Teams Achdut, Chavayrut and Ahava participated in an amazing virtual color war! Digital Dov kicked off color war activities followed by a slew of other activities including, panic, blurt, Kahoot, a virtual marathon and many more. From preschoolers to eighth grade captains, the spirit was amazing throughout the

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RYNJ Celebrates Yom Yerushalayim

What a fantastic Yom Yerushalayim! RYNJ families were invited to a Family Movie Night—a viewing of an original Yom Yerushalayim video starring RYNJ’s own Morah Aliza Picard. Picard teaches History of Medinat Yisrael and Ivrit remotely from her home in Israel. All the students enjoyed reviewing the history of

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JKHA Students Take a ‘Trip’ to Biblical Museum Of Natural History

JKHA eventh and eighth grade students studying the laws of kosher animals in Sefer Devarim capitalized on their remote learning world by taking a trip to the Biblical Museum of Natural History in Jerusalem. Biblical animal expert, Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin, brought the Torah to life with his tour of their impressive animal,

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Senior Sessions Prepare RKYHS Seniors For Life Post-High School

RKYHS seniors have been participating in Senior Sessions as they close out their senior year. Senior Sessions are a participatory, educational experience for the 12th graders that prepare them for their next chapters post graduation.

The engaging presentations have ranged from

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MTA Launches New Career Development Program

In an effort to help talmidim explore various career paths, MTA recently launched a weekly workshop series entitled “What Do People Do All Day?” Through the series, talmidim learn about different careers from successful and inspiring speakers who are leaders in their fields. The series aims to inspire talmidim

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JEC Second Graders Conduct Animal Research

Lions, tigers, bears and armadillos? The second grade students of JEC have become experts in animal research. This past month they each chose one animal and researched its diet, appearance, habitat, predator prey relationships and, of course, some fun facts. After writing their information into paragraphs they

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Yavneh Academy Opera Club Continues During Pandemic

Being “shut in” has not stopped the Yavneh Academy third, fourth and fifth grade Wednesday lunch opera club from meeting and enjoying opera! Yavneh music teacher Marsha Motzen, who is also a Metropolitan Opera Guild Access Opera partner streams Met on-demand from her home to continue encouraging these young opera fans!

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Reflections of a Yeshivat He’Atid Parent

As the end of the school year approaches, social distancing continues to be the new normal. Many schools and families will not be able to partake in large-scale graduations. This is especially heartbreaking for Yeshivat He’Atid, which is celebrating its first graduating class. However, this past Sunday, the administrators got

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