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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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Yeshivat Noam Fourth Graders Hold State Fair

The Yeshivat Noam fourth graders culminated their research and studies of the United States of America with the annual State Fair. It began with a fun “drive through” in the afternoon and continued with a virtual State Fair later in the evening. Some impressive highlights included: a Bingo game, student

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RYNJ Graduation Made Every Child Feel Special

When RYNJ Head of School Rabbi Daniel Price and his middle school administrative team looked at the options for graduation, the situation was bleak. No one knew what would be allowed. But making it personal was the most important criteria. And they achieved their goal, judging from all the appreciative calls and emails he received. “I got

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Anshei Lubavitch Celebrates Pre-K Graduation

Pre-k graduation season is always an emotional time at Anshei Lubavitch as the school bids farewell to students who’ve been there since they were just a few months old. This year in particular, Anshei Lubavitch was extremely proud of the accomplishments of the children, who adapted to new ways of learning mid-year with

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RYNJ Girls and Boys Are the Undefeated Torah Bowl Champions

Kol hakavod to the undefeated RYNJ girls and RYNJ boys Torah Bowl teams who finished their perfect seasons by winning the playoffs in a Zoom competition on Monday night. Even with distance learning in place these students continued to learn and prepare for the Torah Bowl championship. Over the course of the year

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Yeshivat Frisch Stands in Solidarity With the Black Community

Yeshivat Frisch held a program on June 3, titled “Building Bridges in Times of Crisis,” which addressed the murder of George Floyd, the topic of racism and the current unrest expressed in cities across the United States. Frisch Principal Rabbi Eli Ciner, Talmud and guidance faculty member Rabbi Shalom Richter and English

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Ma’ayanot Heartbeats Album Released to Raise Funds for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Every year, Ma’ayanot students plan a cherished evening of song and dance performances, called Heartbeats, for women of the community. Every element of Heartbeats is completely run by students and raises money for a different chesed organization each year. Leadership of Heartbeats is a treasured part of the

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Moriah Early Childhood Sends Love Through Art To Cornell Hospital

The Moriah early childhood fulfilled the mitzvah of bikur cholim through art. They decorated the walls at Cornell Hospital with special pictures and messages to the patients, doctors and nurses made during their Zoom art class.

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MTA’s Rabbi Hyman Arbesfeld (‘49) z”l Scholarship Campaign Culminates at Seudat Preida and Siyum

More than 800 talmidim, parents, rebbeim, families, alumni and friends joined MTA to celebrate the learning accomplishments of all talmidim at its annual yeshiva-wide Seudat Preida and Siyum. Held via Zoom on Thursday, June 4, this exciting event featured siyumim made by MTA talmidim on three different masechtot,

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BPY Holds Gibushon 2020

Kabbalat Shabbat on Friday ended with a surprise announcement that Gibushon 2020 was about to start! The students on Zoom were in shock and then once it hit them, they were bubbling with excitement! The first big event took place on Sunday, with a special Gibushon parade. Families dressed up and decorated their cars to

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Yeshivat Noam Enjoys Kindergarten Graduation

Yeshivat Noam Kindergarten students are celebrating personal graduations in three festive parts. First, their morot visited each student’s home to present their diplomas to each smiling face. Then, this past Sunday the school held a car parade for each class with balloons, music and giveaways. Rabbi Hagler,

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TABC Seniors Present Capstone Projects

Everyone has something that he has always been curious about but which he has never had the time to pursue. Enter TABC’s Capstone, a project which seniors are assigned to complete as part of their graduation requirements. What is novel about this type of project is that it entails not merely an exploration of a

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The Idea School Hosts Virtual Exhibition of Learning

Neither three months of distance learning nor a pandemic were enough to deter The Idea School from hosting their third Exhibition of Learning of the year. Using digital platforms to create and display student work made this trimesters exhibition of learning stand out among the rest.

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