Friday, February 03, 2023


College Night at MTA Is Smashing Success

An April 21, a standing-room-only crowd of juniors and their parents attended YUHSB’s annual college night, this year including a larger and more varied range of colleges than ever. State schools and private schools, selective and open enrollment, local and Israeli—over 20 schools and honors programs were represented.


Noam Fifth Graders Craft Mezuzahs

In art class the Yeshivat Noam fifth grade boys learned about ceremonial and ritual objects in Jewish culture and then made mezuzah cases out of clay. They first formed their creations, then waited for the clay to dry for about two weeks. Next, they bisque-fired the clay so that it turned into ceramic, and the students


MTA Students Tour NYC

On Wednesday, April 29, the MTA boys of Mr. Adam Dobrick’s American history class visited some of New York’s most significant and historic sites. Their journey began in Battery Park, where they visited Clinton Castle. This location served as the first immigration station in the United States, preceding even the famous


Grandparents and Special Visitors Day at Yeshivat Noam

Yeshivat Noam was filled with music, warmth and energy as the school welcomed over 350 grandparents and special visitors on Friday, May 8. The special guests spent time with students in Buds through second grade and enjoyed together special interactive programming and activities. The event began with coffee,


Solar Energy Discovery Learning at Ben Porat Yosef

On April 29, Ben Porat Yosef students from first through eighth grades engaged in a day of learning about solar energy, using science, technology, engineering, and math. Students planned and constructed solar ovens and then tested the ovens’ effectiveness with thermometers. They made improvements to their designs after


MTA Students Enjoy Kumsitz With Rav Moshe Tzvi Weinberg

This past Thursday, several MTA junior and senior classes were privileged to spend time with Rav Moshe Tzvi Weinberg, BMP Mashgiach Ruchani at Yeshiva University. The talmidim sang songs and heard beautiful divrei Torah delivered by Rav Weinberg in honor of Lag B’Omer. Rav Weinberg noted that many people view Lag B’Omer simply


RYNJ Girls Definitely Have Talent

On Lag B’Omer, the middle school girls of RYNJ participated in a special talent show run by the RYNJ Student Council. There were pianists, songwriters, dancers, guitarists, gymnasts, singers and poets. There were even some record-timing Rubik’s Cube racers. The students worked together and learned new things about each other.


RKYHS Holds Annual Junior College Fair

On Tuesday, April 21, RKYHS held its annual Junior College Fair. This year, 45 colleges attended, including Barnard, Binghamton, CUNY, Rutgers, Yeshiva University, Princeton, University of Michigan and Washington University in St. Louis, just to name a few. Parents and students had ample time to visit each college of interest,


Making Math Fun at JEC

The Jewish Educational Center’s Yeshiva of Elizabeth was alight with excitement yesterday with the much anticipated opening of Candy Caper, an event revolving around mathematics that was developed by math coordinators Amy Bassan and Orit Schnur.

Run by students in fourth through sixth grades


RKYHS Brings Lessons of SADD to the Lower School

As part of the RKYHS SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) commitee’s awareness campaign aimed at furthering driving safety, RKYHS students BB Brickman and Sara-Shifra Stone read a story to a kindergarten class entitled “Do Kangaroos Wear Seatbelts?” The students felt strongly that the awareness needs to start at a


Strong Showing for Local Schools in Chidon HaTanach National Finals

The national finals of the Chidon HaTanach for middle and high school students took place Sunday May 3, 2015 with a strong finish by day schools in our area. Shlomi Helfgot of Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) placed third in the Hebrew high school division. Ilan Sasson, of SAR High School in Riverdale, placed fourth.


JKHA Seventh Graders Make Connections

The JKHA seventh graders have been spending time studying plant life as well as brachot in their respective science and Judaic classes. To help them make appropriate and interesting connections, their teachers decided to join together to discuss how both science and halacha define fruits and vegetables. Students enjoyed learning

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