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Shalom Yeladim Kinderlach Are Bakers and Chefs

The children showed off their amazing culinary arts skills when they helped their Morah make delicious pancakes for everyone. The pre-k class prepared, cooked and presented a variety of delicious snacks to eat. They also celebrated a very special birthday for a friend who is now 5 years old!

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Gan Yaldenu Tots of Bergenfield Learns About the Five Senses

The Puppies class learned all about their five senses. Each day the class learned a different sense and did activities associated with the senses. For taste day, the kids were blindfolded and tried different foods and had to describe what they were tasting. To test their hearing, they used instruments and for

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MTA Fosters Love for Israel Through Interactive Curriculum

MTA’s immersive Ivrit curriculum fosters a love for Israel and enables talmidim to enhance their Hebrew language skills through creative and interactive learning experiences. Spearheaded by award-winning educator Morah Liora Haibi, the program enables talmidim to explore Israeli culture, increase their use of

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A Look at Jewish Studies In Three Disciplines At Yeshivat Frisch

Yeshivat Frisch students recently completed units connecting limudei kodesh with other disciplines. After finishing a unit on free will, Rachel Besser’s “Big Questions” machshava class was treated to a fascinating talk about free will and psychology with Rabbi Dr. John Krug straight from Jerusalem. Rabbi Krug, a psychologist

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Bruriah Yachad Committee Holds Sensitivity Training

Reflecting on the values of the organization, Bruriah’s Yachad committee focuses on spreading inclusion despite differences in school and beyond. The committee met this past week for an informative and entertaining program, run by senior Aliza Walzman and junior Kayla Schachter, the committee’s heads. The girls were paired up

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RKYHS Processes the Events at the Capitol

JKHA/RKYHS Head of School Rabbi Eliezer Rubin addressed RKYHS students on Thursday over Zoom regarding the events that took place at the Capitol the previous day. He described the deplorable acts and behaviors as beneath the level of civil society that we expect of our citizens. As a morally and ethically driven school and people,

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Young Picassos Bloom at Manhattan Day School

Early childhood students have been broadening their knowledge about art over the past few months and have been introduced to the concepts of still life and abstract art. The students have created their own masterpieces including self-portraits and landscape paintings. They learned about famous artists like Pablo

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Bruriah Middle School Has Roller Coaster Fun

The Bruriah Middle School seventh graders used their knowledge of gravity to create marble roller coasters. The goal was for each group to have the marble go uphill, downhill and around a loop with the materials provided. What a fun way to learn about gravity!

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The Lauren Elise Bier Nursery School Has Winter Sensory Fun

The Tiny Tots (1s class) of The Lauren Elise Bier Nursery School enjoyed a winter sensory exploration this week. The morahs squirted shaving cream onto trays and the children had the opportunity to use their senses of smell, touch and sight to explore. They loved squeezing the shaving cream in between their

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JEC Students Participate In Coat Drive

JEC students in grades 11 and 12 recently participated in the Yad Leah coat drive. As a school kehilla, students collected hundreds of coats to be sent to Israel. Students across the grades sorted and packed the coats to be sent to the facility. As a celebration of the chesed done by the students to warm others in the

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JKHA Students Glean Lessons From the Capitol Riots

JKHA middle school joined together over Zoom the day after the riots at the Capitol to discuss the events that transpired. Middle School Principal Ms. Levenson went over the background of the events and explained the process of certifying the election with the Electoral College. She discussed the difference between

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WTA: Inches, Centimeters And Millimeters, Oh My

Third graders at Westchester Torah Academy have been learning about different types of measurement in science. They began their discovery through finding objects to measure in inches and centimeters. Students learned and mastered the technique of using a ruler to measure, and enjoyed finding objects around the

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