Friday, June 09, 2023


Frisch Teacher Joins Israel STEM Education Delegation

Frisch’s own Mrs. Rifkie Silverman ‘82, Director of Engineering, visited Israel last week with other STEM educators to learn the latest advances in STEM education. The trip was part of a mission sponsored by Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey.

In order to learn from Israel’s map for


LPS Takes Pride in New Student Success

Aner Sharan joined the second grade of LPS at the start of the 2015-2016 school year when he and his family moved to Tenafly from Israel. He came to the school unable to read or speak in English. After 100 days in school, he is now a proficient English speaker, reader, and writer. The faculty of LPS is proud of his accomplishments.


Ben Porat Yosef Students Build Bridges

On Thursday, February 25, Ben Porat Yosef students participated in a school-wide Discovery Learning Day. Students in Grades 1 through 8 received materials, completed designs and construction plans and built their initial models for various types of bridges. Four visiting engineers helped to educate students about bridge


Dr. Schnitzel’s Wacky World of Science Entertains JEC’s Yeshiva of Elizabeth Students


What’s the Buzz?

Class spelling bees and a spell-down finale motivate and excite RPRY students in Grades 1-4.


New Head of School Joins RPRY

Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva (RPRY), after a five month search, announced the selection of Rabbi Daniel Loew as its new head of school. Rabbi Loew joined RPRY on August 1, 2015.

Rabbi Loew said, “I am honored to be at RPRY, a school with a significant history, a rich tradition and a warm


RPRY Graduate Retells IDF Experience

Amiad Callen, an RPRY graduate, spoke to the sixth, seventh and eighth graders regarding his experiences while serving in the IDF as a religious lone soldier, and shared thoughts about becoming a commander in the Israeli army.


RPRY Third Graders Tap Into Their Artistic Talent

Under the direction of Mrs. Debby Waldman, RPRY third graders explored the work of Piet Mondrian and created collaborative Mondrian-style collages.


RPRY Faculty Participate in Professional Development

The entire RPRY faculty participated in an enriching day of learning on Thursday February 25. The faculty left invigorated and inspired. Peer-to-peer sharing sessions gave the participants a better appreciation for their RPRY faculty colleagues.

All faculty attended a session on


RPRY Preschool Is Learning More Each Day


Celebrating the Maker Movement With MakerXpo

Parents are often astounded by their children’s technological abilities. Terms such as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), PBL (Project-Based Learning), and the Maker movement are now commonplace among students and educators, but many parents lag behind.


Ganeinu Children Show Off Their Smiles

The students of Ganeinu learned about healthy smiles. The wonderful Dr. Eytan Chen from Growing Smiles of Englewood visited Ganeinu and read the yeladim a story, showed how to properly brush your teeth and talked about healthy eating.

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