Friday, August 19, 2022


Daglanut by BPY

Yeshiva Ben Porat Yosef students perform daglanut(flag formations) at the Yom Ha’atzmaut chagiga(festival) program that took place at the school on Tuesday, April 16 th.  Each grade presented its own unique formations, which were performed for the more than 600 people who attended the Israeli-style dinner.


Making A Match: New Ways in a New World

Zivugzone is a new online dating site geared 100% to observant singles. Founded by Moshe Coan, the site launched last fall and in six short months over 3,500 singles have registered—and four couples got engaged. Moshe, a licensed marriage and relationship therapist, has always had an interest in the dynamics of compatibility in relationships. In fact, research shows


Yavneh Academy Bake Sale a Huge Success!

Yavneh Academy’s third annual Early Childhood Bake Sale took place this past week. The students raised $562.50 for i-Shine of Teaneck, a Chai Lifeline program which provides homework assistance and recreational activities for children who are dealing with a loss or illness at home. Students from every grade of the school visited the bake sale tables during their


SINAI High School Students to Perform in Sound of Music on May 7

Performing in a school play gives any child a great sense of accomplishment and pride. But for the high school students at SINAI´s Rabbi Mark & Linda Karasick Shalem High School, it is both an enormous achievement and proof that they, too, can be just like other kids.

SINAI’s Shalem High School is very special. Located in Teaneck at Torah Academy of


Dr. Michael Berenbaum Visits Moriah

The Moriah School recently hosted Dr. Michael Berenbaum, a leading Holocaust scholar, who spoke to students participating in the “Names Not Numbers” program—the taping of Holocaust survivors while they tell their stories.

Dr. Berenbaum focused his remarks on some of the more remarkable and unusual survivor stories which he has researched, highlighting


Ma’ayanot Students Explore Controversial Case with NYC Police Officer

Orthodox NYPD officer offers perspective on ‘stop and frisk’ policy

Teaneck—What started out as a conversation about Fourth Amendment rights in a US Government class led to a lively presentation by a New York City (NYC) police officer about the contentious topic of the city’s stop and frisk program. Along the way Ma’ayanot seniors learned that often


Lag B’Omer Carnival at CareOne at Teaneck.

An estimated 300 residents of Teaneck and surrounding communities came out and spent the afternoon with CareOne’s patients, playing carnival games, getting their faces painted and participating in fun Zumba exercises.


TABC Book Day

From its inception, Book Day has been a labor of love. With our goal of fostering a sense of unity in the Torah Academy community that revolves around the act of reading, we sat down last summer to choose the most relevant books for our school.

Once again determined to involve all faculty, staff and students in the act of reading and discussing a text that


WOW! The World of Wings Rocks a Kid’s World

Walking through the World Of Wings is bound to delight and excite your little ones, and, most likely you too. There is so much to do and see there, don’t be surprised if you find yourself turning to the stranger standing next to you and saying “Can you believe this place is in TEANECK?!

It’s happened to us more than once at this unique and delightful


Yeshivat Noam Middle School Dynamic Earth Expo

Students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade at Yeshivat Noam have been busy learning about Planet Earth, its features and resources, for the Middle School Dynamic Earth Expo which was help April 10, 2013. The Expo is an interactive museum all about Earth. It highlights the beauty, diversity, and power of our planet and introduces visitors to new and future energy resources,


Noam Student Rates at Spelling Bee

Eitan Waldman of Yeshivat Noam in Paramus came in second place in the North Jersey Spelling Bee held at Bergen Community College recently. Rabbi Hagler wishes him Kol HaKavod and says he is proud that Eitan represented the Paramus yeshiva at the competition. Eighty-three students from Bergen and Essex counties vied for the trophy in the spelling bee sponsored by


Ma’ayanot Students Learn About the Importance of Halachic Organ Donation

Usually one thinks of learning as something that happens in the classroom, but students at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls in Teaneck, NJ recently received an important life-lesson on organ donation in an assembly organized by the school’s Athletics Director, Eileen Schwarz.  Schwartz, who is passionate about the subject, intended for her students to learn

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