This week in science, using their knowledge of physics, BPY eighth grade detectives attempted to solve a murder mystery. Using evidence from the murder scene, as well as the forensic details, they were tasked to determine the who, what, when and why of the case. There was some disagreement, but through animated
The children are very excited getting ready for Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s birthday. They are learning about the colors of Israel being blue and white and learning how to say it in Hebrew.
MTA is proud to announce that Tova Fish-Rosenberg, MTA director of Hebrew Language and Special Programs and founder of “Names, Not Numbers©,” has been named a winner of the prestigious Wilbur Award by the Religion Communicators Council, for the “Names, Not Numbers©” project and her role as its producer/creator. Since
The Moriah School nursery students began learning all about spring this week. What better weather could they have asked for? They were able to play outside every day and even found some flowers to smell! The children explored the Moriah campus to see what spring changes they noticed. The grass is greener, flowers are
TABC parents enjoyed a special shiur from YU Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz in the days leading up to Pesach. Rabbi Lebowitz’s talk, entitled “Emotion and Intellect on the Seder Night,” included a mix of insight, inspiration and humor and provided the perfect prelude to this year’s Sedarim.
As part of the third grade RYNJ art curriculum students studied Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. Hokusai (1760—1849) was the first Japanese artist to be internationally recognized, and he continues to inspire artists around the world. Hokusai is best known for his woodblock work The Great Wave which depicts
Naaleh’s Chumash department has incorporated independent Chumash term papers as part of the Tanach program in an effort to encourage students to expand their skills and take ownership of their learning. By researching and composing original Torah content, students are developing their textual skills and honing their critical
There was an uplifting senior program at Bruriah that began with a special video full of memories from the last four years, created by Aliza Walzman. After the video, the seniors learned Torah together and sang the senior song together as a grade. It was a unique moment for them to reflect on their four years of high school and to see how much they
The children of The Lauren Elise Bier Nursery School at Congregation AABJ&D were so excited to return to school after Pesach vacation and welcome in the spring. They enjoyed playing outside in the beautiful weather and exploring the plants that are starting to bloom. The 3s classes learned about the parts of a
It is customary that the week after Pesach, Jews bake their traditional challah with a twist, they add a key. This challah is known as shlissel challah (the key challah) and serves as a reminder that Hashem holds the keys to our livelihood. Although we must diligently do our part, we ask God to unlock His treasure
SAR Academy’s fourth grade excitedly celebrated a virtual Colonial Night. For weeks, the students have been learning about daily life in early America through research and hands-on exploration. This investigation culminated in the creation of a colonial village in the form of an online app. The village reflected