Monday, September 26, 2022


Midreshet Torat Chessed: A Different Kind of Gap Year for Girls

Englewood/Netanya—For local students who want to spend their gap year in Israel looking for the opportunity to learn Torah while performing continuous acts of chesesd, Midreshet Torat Chessed in Netanya can be the perfect choice.

Now in its second year, the midrashais headed by Rabbi Yossi Goldin, son of Rabbi Shmuel Goldin, spiritual


Yavneh Students Volunteer at Local Homeless Shelter

“Love your neighbor as yourself” is a biblical source for the important skill of empathy. “The key to success in relating to others and to all prosocial behavior is empathy,” asserts Dr. Aliza Frohlich, Director of Guidance at Yavneh Academy Middle School. “Our entire Advisory program is geared to molding young adults who are menschenwho


Botman is New YU VP for Academic Affairs and Provost

New York—Dr. Selma Botman will serve as Yeshiva University’s next vice president for academic affairs and provost, effective July 1. Botman joins YU from The City University of New York, where she served as executive vice chancellor for academic affairs and university provost and most recently as professor of Middle Eastern history at the Graduate Center.


Color Us Friends

On Martin Luther King Jr., the second grade classes of RYNJ collaborated on a meaningful project. Inspired by the poem, “A Box of Crayons,” by Shane DeRolf.. After reading the poem, the children discussed how it related to what they learned about Martin Luther King Jr. This led to a grade-wide discussion about the importance of treating everyone with


Yeshivat Noam Family Adventure in Israel

Lisa & Chaim Rose participated in the YN Family Adventure in Israel, led by Rabbi Chaim Hagler, with their two sons, Benjamin, grade 2, and Calvin, Kindergarten.

What better place to spend winter break than Israel? I cannot imagine a better way to introduce children to Israel than the Yeshivat Noam Family Adventure!  From davening at the Kotel


Yavneh’s Tu B’shvat Seder

Yavneh Academy students celebrated Tu B’shvat with a special seder prepared by the Banot Sherut leumi, Atara and Hila. The students learned about  the sheva minim, tasted the great fruits of Eretz Yisrael, and danced to Tu b’Shevat songs.


YU Students Present North America’s Largest Jewish Book Sale: February 2 – 23

New York, NY The students of Yeshiva University will present their annual Seforim Sale, North America’s largest Jewish book sale, February 2 to 23, in Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Ave on YU’s Wilf Campus in Manhattan. The sale is operated entirely by YU students—from ordering to setting up the premises, marketing, and all the technology the


Fox Wins Noam Brachot Bee

Mazel Tov to Binyamin Fox, grade 5, for winning the Yeshivat Noam Brachot Bee for the 2nd year in a row.


Spelling Bee Buzz at RYNJ

RYNJ 6th grader, Amira Isenberg, is the first place winner in the annual RYNJ Junior High Spelling Bee. Mazel Tov, Amira!


Lubavitch on Palisades Hosts “Mr. Eitz”

Lubavitch on the Palisades Preschool students learned about Tu B’shvat by exploring trees and the sources of various foods and the blessings for each one. The children here are posing with Mr. Eitz, who wore a birthday crown in honor of the “birthday for the trees.”



BPY Opens “Hospital” in Classroom

As a follow up to their visit to Englewood Hospital and their unit on the human body, Ben Porat Yosef Kindergarten, Gan Chaverim, opened their own hospital in their classroom, complete with hospital signs in the hallway, a waiting area, a triage area, an x-ray machine and lots of doctors.  This was part of the students’ unit about the human body.



He’Atid Happenings: Nutrition Day

Yeshivat He’Atid students received a special visit in honor of Nutrition Day. Mrs. Rivki Berman, a registered dietitian and Pediatric Community Health Leader from Clara Maass Medical Center, came to the yeshiva to teach the students all about the importance of healthy eating and how different foods help us in different ways. The children learned that in

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