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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
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TABC

Last Thursday, TABC commemorated Yom HaShoah with a school-wide assembly, which included hearing from a survivor of the Shoah, Paul Galan. TABC senior Eliyah Avishur opened the program with words on the importance of the day and its links to Pesach and shibud mitzrayim. Following Eliyah’s remarks, six students

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JEC High School

Yesterday JEC High School commemorated Yom HaShoah. Rabbi Neuman spoke to the student body, noting that at this time finding survivors to speak in person has become a difficult task throughout the Jewish community. Together, the students then watched a documentary in which American soldiers who liberated the camps were interviewed

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RYNJ

In commemoration of Yom HaShoah, RYNJ middle school students gathered in the Mandel Family Beis Medrash as students from each grade presented, “Their Memory Still Burning.” As the students entered the dark shul with acapella, “Vehi Sheamda” playing, they were met with a somber sight of six candles burning

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Bruriah High School

The Bruriah High School and Middle School came together on Yom HaShoah to remember the kedoshim who perished in the Holocaust. The program began with the reading of the names of a few of the many Jews who died Al Kiddush Hashem. After inspiring opening words by teacher Dassie Okin, a representative from each grade shared

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Tenafly Chabad Academy

This past Thursday, April 28, to commemorate Yom HaShoah, Tenafly Chabad Academy students in grades five through eight had the privilege of hosting Susan Terman, a second generation Holocaust survivor, as their guest speaker. Both Terman’s parents were Holocaust survivors. Her mother in particular shared many

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Naaleh

Naaleh commemorated Yom HaShoah with a meaningful program. It started with the beautiful singing of the Naaleh’s Nagila Choir. Then students and teachers came forward to speak about beloved family members who perished in the Holocaust or survived but have since passed away. Each of the six presenters lit a

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The Moriah School

To commemorate Yom HaShoah, Moriah’s middle school students participated in meaningful programs throughout the day. As middle school students entered the beit knesset for Shacharit, they were greeted by six candles lit prior to davening to honor the lives of those who were lost in the Holocaust. Later in the

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Yeshivat Noam

The Yeshivat Noam eighth graders presented their Yom HaShoah Living Museum last week. The students spent months preparing for the event to honor the survivors of the Shoah. With the help of Rebecca Lopkin of Envision Theater and under the leadership of middle school social studies teacher Rabbi Jeremy Hellman,

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Ben Porat Yosef

To observe Yom HaShoah this past week, BPY’s fourth and fifth grade elementary students viewed a powerful video about a child’s life in the ghetto. They also were lucky enough to hear Miriam Fiber (great-grandmother to Shua Cohen, fourth grade), whose parents survived the war, explain life during the Holocaust

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MTA

MTA hosted programming to commemorate Yom HaShoah, enabling talmidim to engage in meaningful learning about the Holocaust and lit six candles to honor the lives of the six million Jews who perished, HY”D, whose memories will never be forgotten. Talmidim also created a slideshow depicting powerful Holocaust

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JKHA

The entire JKHA middle school student body started the day of Yom HaShoah after Shacharit at a school-wide assembly, during which students heard selected readings, delivered by other students, about survivors’ and victims’ stories of their lives during the Holocaust. The program concluded with a communal

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RKYHS

The Yom HaShoah commemoration at RKYHS had a particular focus on bearing witness to the atrocities of the Holocaust as well as remembering the lives of all those lost. As students walked in to the morning program, they received a name and biography of someone who perished in the Holocaust. They were tasked with

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