Tuesday, August 11, 2020


The Perfect Ending to an Unusual School Year

The impact of COVID-19 has affected the most minute details of everyday life. We students everywhere, specifically seniors, have watched the last few months of our school year disappear. End-of-year activities, high school traditions and countless events have been canceled due to COVID-19 and have sent some


Valley Chabad’s ‘Challah for COVID’ Raises $1900 to Support Local Doctors and Nurses

(Courtesy of Valley Chabad) Teens from Valley Chabad Teen Leadership Initiative’s CTeen, who have always been at the forefront of help and service to the community were now facing a dilemma. With strict social distancing guidelines due to COVID-19 in place, how could they contribute and better the


MTA Welcomes Class of 2024

MTA welcomed the Class of 2024 with surprise visits to each talmid and an exciting grade-wide orientation. “We are thrilled to welcome the Class of 2024 to the MTA family,” said Freshman Grade Dean Rabbi Eli Cohn. “Visiting each boy personally was a really special opportunity. It was great to spend time with


Yeshivat He’Atid Is Six Feet Apart But Always in Our Hearts

Last Thursday the entire administration and staff of Yeshivat He’Atid dressed in “Six Feet Apart But Always in Our Hearts” T-shirts as they lined the parking lot to say goodbye to the YH students and families. It was amazing to see all the decorated cars and smiling faces. Thank you to the YHPA for


Ma’aynot Students Prepare for 2020-2021

School may have ended, but Ma’ayanot students and teachers are hard at work planning for 2020-2021! Ma’ayanot held school-wide elections for next year’s student government slate. Students created original and creative posters, short video clips and persuasive speeches for their campaigns. There was fierce


SINAI Schools Gives Thanks

As summer begins, SINAI Schools wanted to take one more opportunity to acknowledge its very hard working teachers. These last few months have been especially challenging, and the school could not have powered through without its incredible team. From SINAI parents, students and administrators—thank you!


Congratulations, Moriah Kindergarten Class of 2020

Congratulations to the Moriah kindergarten class of 2020! All of the Moriah early childhood teachers are so proud of all they have accomplished during their time in early childhood. Mazal tov and good luck in lower school!


Yavneh Academy Hosts Second Annual Evening of the Arts

The creativity and talents of Yavneh Academy’s students were on full display on Thursday night, June 18, at the second annual Evening of the Arts event, sponsored by the Judah Marans Music and Arts Center. Undeterred by the closing of the building, the event was moved online. With 13 virtual galleries of student


TABC Plans Full Slate of Summer Learning Opportunities

TABC’s virtual beit midrash will be busy this summer as the school recently unveiled a full slate of rich and varied learning opportunities for current students and alumni. The Summer Kollel will be in action Monday-Thursday evenings and offers something for everyone. Shiurim will cover a wide range of topics in both Tanach and


Mazal Tov and Mabrook To BPY Graduates

This year, BPY was determined to make the eighth grade graduation as meaningful and unique as possible, given the restrictions and protocols. The students deserved a special send off that highlighted the amazing experience that they had at BPY while also capturing the uniqueness and strengths of each student. It


Chai Lifeline Unveils Camp Simcha Without Borders for Summer 2020

(Courtesy of Chai Lifeline) After months of quarantine, lockdown and isolation, children with serious illnesses will have an exciting summer to look forward to thanks to Chai Lifeline’s new Camp Simcha Without Borders initiative. Camp Simcha and Camp Simcha Special, Chai Lifeline’s flagship summer programs for children with cancer,


Lauren Elise Bier Nursery School Pre-K Graduates

The pre-k class at The Lauren Elise Bier Nursery School at Congregation AABJ&D in West Orange, celebrated graduation on Sunday June 14, with a special celebration for each family individually. Each child was so happy to receive their diploma, siddur, graduation gift and cake. Mazel tov to all of the graduates!