Students at Westchester Torah Academy spent Chol Hamoed days in a fun and meaningful way as they competed in color war! Team Lulav and Team Etrog brought incredible energy and excitement as they navigated a series of educational and creative challenges combined with Torah learning, and enjoyed carefully timed and
Yeshivat Netivot Montessori primary friends are excited to begin learning Parshat Bereishit. By laying out this work, students are able to understand how many parshiot are in the Torah.
MTA’s incredible variety of extra learning programs provide talmidim with the opportunity to enhance their Torah learning throughout the day. These initiatives include an Iyun Tefillah Chaburah every morning before davening, where talmidim explore topics related to davening; a daily Mishna chabura, where they
On Erev Rosh Hashanah, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court justice and women’s rights pioneer, succumbed to the cancer she had been fighting for years. On Monday and Tuesday, history and English teachers shared her inspiring story to their sixth, seventh and eighth grade classes. Students learned about Justice
Aseret Yemei Teshuva at Ma’ayanot offered students several opportunities to be inspired, to learn and to contemplate personal plans for a year of growth. On Tzom Gedalia, the entire school heard from Charlene Aminoff, founder of Gali’s Couture Wigs. She described her personal transformation in the face of a
Rabbi Rachmiel Gurwitz joined the faculty of The Leffell School this year as Rabbi-in-Residence for the middle school. His primary roles are to oversee the tefillah program, chair the Rabbinics Department and run experiential programming alongside the school’s experiential education chair. Rabbi Gurwitz comes to The Leffell School from
At Yeshivat Frisch’s annual Teshuva Program last week, students and faculty had the honor of hearing from Frisch English department chair Dr. Meryl Feldblum ‘00 and her brother, Micah Kaufman ‘97. Feldblum recounted the story of Micah’s near-fatal car accident in Teaneck in December 2019. In the accident, a family