Sunday, January 29, 2023


Yavneh Academy Learns About Techeilet

One of the great halachic discoveries in the past few decades is the renewal of techeilet, the light blue dye that the Torah commands to include as part of the tzitzit. The Yavneh seventh grade students had the opportunity to learn about how techeilet is made and to actually make the dye and see how it turns from


Yeshivat He’Atid Presents Seasonal Posters

It was a fun few days in He’Atid’s first grade as the students presented their book report projects. The first graders read books about seasons and created an art project to reflect the season they had read about. The students really enjoyed seeing each other’s projects.


Author Speaks at Yeshivat Noam

Thanks to the Yeshivat Noam Parents Association, Yeshivat Noam students in grades one through three enjoyed a special visit from author and illustrator Abby Hanlon. The students heard about how Hanlon came up with her story ideas and characters, and even taught herself how to draw her own illustrations. There was


Moriah Hosts Evan Levy, z”l Bake Sale

Last week Moriah early childhood students participated in a bake sale in memory of Evan Levy, z”l. The children learned that the money raised at the sale would go tzedaka, and were very excited. Each class made delicious treats and parents packaged everything to be “sold,” the results looked so


SINAI at Maor Gives Back At Friendship Circle

Along with their peers from Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School, students at SINAI Maor spent time volunteering during the Dec. 25-Jan. 1 holiday break at Allie’s Camp, a winter vacation camp run every year by the Friendship Circle in Livingston. Whether they were paired with a Friendship Circle child as a big brother or


YBH Robotics Teams Take Second/Third Place

YBH of Passaic is proud to announce that the YBH girls’ VEX robotics teams won second and third place in the CIJE VEX Robotics Championship Tournament!

Congratulations to the YBH girls VEX teams and to Rabbi Heshy Wieder, under whose guidance and instruction they achieved this success.


The Idea School Dedicates Miri Maker Makom

During the week of Chanukah, The Idea School students and faculty were honored to dedicate the Miri Maker Makom, the school’s maker space. The Miri Maker Makon was established by the Farkovits and Rosenberg families in loving memory of Miri Farkovits, z”l, daughter of Lisa and Doni Farkovits and sister of Coby


RPRY Hosts Meaningful Mother-Daughter Learning

Our middle school girls had a special mother-daughter event in honor of Morah Nitza’s mother’s 20th yahrzeit. Morah Kaplan started off the event by speaking about her grandmother and how she was an inspiring teacher for 40 years, most of which were spent in Yeshivah of Flatbush. Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman


BCHA Travels to JFS For Chesed Project

Some seventh graders at Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy took a chesed field trip to the Elayne and James Schoke Jewish Family Service in Stamford last week to pack food for Shabbat meals for those in need. It was a rewarding experience for the BCHA students and a wonderful way to start 2023!


SAR Academy Has Shavua Ivrit

SAR Academy welcomed students back to school from winter break and celebrated Shavua Ivrit, an SAR tradition of celebrating the Hebrew language and immersing students in a week full of activities presented and experienced in Ivrit. The celebration revolved around the birthday of Eliezer Ben Yehudah, the father of


MDS Hosts ‘Hamalach Hagoel’ Pajama Party

How are finishing the first book of the Torah and a pajama party connected? The MDS early childhood department celebrated a siyum of the book of Bereishit by singing, dancing and reflecting on the words said by Yaakov Avinu to his grandchildren, “הַמַּלְאָךְ הַגֹּאֵל אֹתִי, may the angel who has redeemed


WTA Marks Beginnings And Endings

Westchester Torah Academy is so excited to be back from winter break! With such unseasonable and dreary weather, it was a real treat to celebrate Parshat Vayechi and the end of Sefer Bereishit on Friday with a special Shabbat oneg. Rav Bet Sefer Rabbi Avi Hoffman read directly from the school’s new Torah

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