Bergenfield—Four MTA grades study Shakespeare in English class and attend performances, but senior Shai Cohen of Bergnfield headed to the city-wide round of the annual English Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition. Coached intensively by Mrs. Harriet Levitt with assistance from Ms. Danielle Lewis, Shai presented a speech from one of Shakespeare’s
New Milford—The Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County is planning, for the first time, to take its 8th graders to Poland on April 23 as the culmination of their multi-year Holocaust education program. Their day in Warsaw will include a guided tour of the new Museum of
New York —A select group of students at Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business are enjoying a real-life entrepreneurial experience this semester thanks to a new course called “Growing a Managing Business.” The class is open to students on both the Beren and Wilf campuses and aims to give them the unique opportunity to work as a
Abraham Horowitz, a 7th grader at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County, captured first place in the state of New Jersey and second place nation-wide in the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association Foundation’s (SIFMA) InvestWrite® essay competition with McGraw Hill Financial. Horowitz, a Fort Lee resident, earned this
On Tuesday night February 25 th, the Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) was treated to 10 high quality Power Point presentations on topics in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology during its annual Rabbi Hershel Solnica Memorial Math-Science Expo 2014.
The evening began with opening remarks from Rosh HaYashiva Rabbi Adler, who spoke
Six MTA students have nabbed spots atop the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s rankings by scoring exceptionally well on the PSAT/NMSQT. Students Ori Putterman, Elliot Fuchs, Yitzchak Lindenbaum, Daniel Jaroslawicz, Aryeh Klein and Asher Guigui are among the 16,000 finalists of the 1.5 million students who took the rigorous exam, and who helped
New York —As participants on winter missions organized by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future, more than 90 students traveled to Kharkov and Sumy in the Ukraine; Kiryat Malachi, Kiryat Gat, and Dimona in the Negev region of Israel; areas of New York that were heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy; and cities across the
New York —More than 40 cakes in radically different shapes, sizes, and colors filled Room 501 in Yeshiva University’s Furst Hall on February 12 at the end of its third Annual Cake Wars. Sponsored by Fairway Market, the cake-decorating competition celebrates National Sharsheret Pink Day Around the World, an event held on high school and college
Elizabeth—Innovative educator Joel Glazer, author of It Happened in My Classroom,has, for many years, run a unique Holocaust education program with his classes at Bruriah High School for Girls. This year, Glazer has added a brand-new component to the program, taking it beyond education to taking action.
His students will be raising funds to
In a time when media outlets are saturated with stories of violence and evil, it is important to hear stories about acts of kindness. In an egocentric society where we seem to focus on constant taking, it is heartwarming to realize those still practicing the art of giving. Institutions like The Frisch School and Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School promote and