Tuesday, June 06, 2023


Mazal Tov to Yavneh Academy upon placing second in the Celebrate Israel 2013 Marching Contest.

Yavneh Academy will receive $500 towards the 2014 Parade Registration. Kol hakavod to Yavneh Academy parent Mrs. Debbie Hyman and her fantastic parade planning team and to all the faculty, staff, parents, volunteers, and students who made it happen!


A Special Sound of Music in Jerusalem

Jerusalem—Some of the world’s most beautiful music fills the air every week in Jerusalem—straight from the voices and guitars of high school boys to the hearts and souls of elderly dementia-sufferers. Whenever Boys Town Jerusalem students come to serenade the nearby Melabev Day Care Center, something special happens to both the young and the


Lander College for Women Joins NCSY Program

Kerhonkson, NY—Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW) will sponsor the opening Shabbat of the NCSY’s GIVE-USA, a travel camp focusing on acts of chessed, loving-kindness. The event, which takes place Friday, June 28 through Sunday, June 30, kicks off the four-and-half-week long camp, which takes place at the Hudson Valley


Project Hope Finishes Fourth Year at Noam

Paramus—Yeshivat Noam’s Project H.O.P.E. (Helping Organizations Provide Essentials),a Jewish Teen Philanthropy Program run by Areyvut, recently completed its fourth year.

During the program, grant and allocation process, the participants who are in 7 thgrade were involved in meaningful discussions and learned a great deal about how they


Seven Months Later, YU Students and Recent Graduates Continue Sandy Relief Efforts

New York—It has been more than seven months since Hurricane Sandy struck the greater New York region and some areas continue to suffer the storm’s ravaging effects. When ElanaPolster, a Presidential Fellow at Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future, heard that volunteers were still needed to assist in the recovery, she mobilized 10 students


Rabbi Josh Joseph Appointed Senior Vice President of Yeshiva University

New York, NY, June 17, 2013—President Richard M. Joel has appointed Rabbi Josh Joseph as senior vice president of Yeshiva University. In addition to his current responsibilities as chief of staff, Joseph will launch the next phase in the University’s strategic planning process and guide its university-wide implementation. He will also


BPY Junior High Goes to MIT Museum

Having completed a unit of study about DNA and genetics, and preparing presentations about DNA for their peers, Ben Porat Yosef junior high students took a trip to Boston and visited the MIT Museum, where they participated in a workshop on genetics.  Elianna Benhamu and Julia Kohen (left to right) work together to construct a DNA model, working with a


YU School Partnership & Ramaz Upper School Co-Host Jewish Philosophy Yom Iyun For High-School Judaic Studies Teachers

New York, NY, June 11, 2013—As part of its mission to convene Jewish day school educators for the purpose of collective learning, the Institute for University-School Partnership at Yeshiva University in collaboration with Ramaz and several NY/Metro region Jewish day schools hosted the first-ever Yom Iyun on Jewish Philosophy.  55 high-school educators from


Yavneh Academy Team Wins Stock Market Game

Yavneh Academy placed first in the spring 2013 Stock Market Game sponsored by the Sifma Foundation. Out of over 400 teams in their division, seventh graders Yechiel Hyman and Shlomi Helfgot turned $100,000 into $118,700 in a ten week period. Shlomi was also part of the third place team in the fall 2012 competition that included Benjy Feintuch, Shmuel Ross, and


Bringing a Novel about Cerebral Palsy to Life at Yeshivat Noam

The seventh graders at Yeshivat Noam recently read and completed the novel Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper.  It is the story of Melody, an 11 year old with Cerebral Palsy.  The novel is beautifully written and covers the topics and themes of inclusion, friendship, courage, bravery and kindness. Since these are all such important messages to understand and to


Yavneh Academy Participates in Fourth Annual Inter-School Spring Concert

On Thursday May 30th, the choirs of the Yavneh Academy in Paramus, along with choirs from the SAR Academy in Riverdale, NY,  Park East Day School and the Ramaz School, both of the Upper East Side in Manhattan, participated in the 4th annual inter-school choral festival, which was held in the beautiful historic Park East Synagogue. Started in 2009 by Marsha


MTA Hosts Grand Siyum to Celebrate Completion of Masechta by over 170 Students

New York City— The annual end-of-the-year Grand Siyu m, celebrating the completion of a masechtaby over 170 students was celebrated at  Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) on Thursday evening, May 30 th.  The siyum, which took place in Furst Hall, brought together students, parents, grandparents, and

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