Wednesday, September 28, 2022


Oral Testing at Lubavitch Preschool

Dr. Zev Schulhof of North Jersey Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery visited students at Lubavitch on the Palisades Preschool to give them a hands-on lesson about oral medicine. Dr. Schulhof gave each child the opportunity to examine a friend’s mouth using masks, gloves, and a special light.


Zo Artzeinu + Bergen County

Students at Yavneh Academy with Shlomo Walfish from Zo Arteinu who is visiting from Israel and making presentations in schools teaching all about the Mitzvot Hateluyot Baaretz in a fun and interactive way. The Topic of this year is that Next year is Shmittah!

Last year the Students of the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey planted and dedicated their


Get the Most Out of Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-Teacher Conferences are fast approaching and each year I get calls from parents asking me how best to approach their children’s teachers.  “How do I tell them that my son feels bored in class?”  “How come they still don’t give my child the accommodations she is entitled to?” “How can I ask why my son doesn’t seem to have enough homework without


Moriah First Graders Receive First Siddur

Moriah first graders celebrate receiving their first siddurim.  As part of the play, they symbolically grab hold of the mesorah (as symbolized by the chain) to represent a new link.


RYNJ Celebrates Bracha Bee

The annual RYNJ’s Bracha Bee Program kicked off with an assembly right before Tu B’shvat and is taking place all through February. Morah Deena Katz’s third grade class celebrated the Bracha Bee kickoff with a bracha party. Each girl was assigned a bracha rishona and had to bring in a special treat for that bracha. The girls arranged all the foods in the


Family Math Night at BPY

Ben Porat Yosef hosted a Family Math Night for grades 3-5, where parents and students engaged in challenging math experiences utilizing real world situations and problems. The parents and students worked on pricing, estimating, conversions of grams to teaspoons and tablespoons, utilizing menus and data provided by local Teaneck restaurants. Shown here are Jeff


Super Bowl XXVII Champ Visits Yavneh

Paramus—Yavneh Academy’s Middle School hosted former NFL player Shlomo (Alan) Veingrad recently. After a career with the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys, including a Super Bowl ring, Veingrad began his journey towards a life of Torah and mitzvot.

Veingrad spoke inspiringly about living life with a passion for fulfilling one’s goal, about


Mechinat Yeud—How a New Approach Gained Traction

Each year, thousands of Jewish high school graduates, many with day school and yeshiva educations, travel to Israel for a year of study and growth. There are many fine schools that accommodate them with hours of intensive study inside their buildings. Rabbi Yaacov Shapira, Founder and Head of the Yeud, and Mr. Shmil Atlas, Executive Director of Yeud, realized


Yeshivat Noam Bayit Rishon Museum

As the 6th grade students studied the ancient Assyrian and Babylonian Empires, they noticed that these empires extended into the Land of Israel. Using the textbook and a Tanach, the students learned Jewish history from a new angle as they studied the experiences of the Jewish people under the rule of the Assyrians and the Babylonians, which were terrible times


Ma’ayanot Students Win Awards in Prestigious Art and Writing Contest

Four students from Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls received awards for creative works submitted to the prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Competition, for the Northeast Region at Large.

Junior Naima Hirsch from Teaneck, NJ won numerous awards including a Silver Key for Poetry (“The Midnight Confidante”; “Flannel Arms, Denim Legs”;


Book Day at Ma’ayanot

On Wednesday, February 12 th, Ma’ayanot hosted its second annual Book Day, an event where all Ma’ayanot students and faculty read the same book and then participate in a day of interdisciplinary programming aimed at exploring issues and topics related to that book. This year’s book, The Other Wes Mooreby Wes Moore, is a


Yeshivat He’Atid: Our Blended Learning Model

At Yeshivat He’Atid, there are a variety of components to our learning day. Many lessons begin in the community space, in which whole group instruction creates the opportunity for diverse learners to come together in enriching and meaningful discussion and conversation. We further implement our blended curriculum by utilizing a rotational model. The class is

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