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Thursday, July 16, 2020

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TABC Students Visit State House in Trenton

This past week, as part of their study of the Government of the United States, the Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics class traveled to Trenton, New Jersey to visit the home of the New Jersey state government. By seeing the nexus of our state government, the students hoped to bring their study to

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Down to a Science: JEC’s RTMA Takes STEM by Storm

They control a giant telescope in California, classify jungle animals in Africa and work with an astronomer in Australia about their own quasar. The young men in RTMA’s Sci-Tech department certainly do get around.

Jewish Educational Center’s Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy, with the

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JKHA Rebbeim Learn With A TIME

The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy’s esteemed Middle School rebbeim—Rabbi Yaacov Feit, Rabbi Adam Hertzberg, Rabbi Dovid Selengut and Rabbi Dovid Sukenik—participated in the A TIME Shas-a-Thon fundraiser. This unique experience brings together hundreds of people to learn the entire Talmud in one day under one roof.

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JKHA Scores at Torah Bowl

Last week the JKHA Torah Bowl teams traveled to RYNJ for the third meet of the season. They competed against RPRY, Yeshiva at the Jersey Shore, RYNJ and Bruriah. Both the girls and the boys have been studying for weeks, reviewing several parshiyot of Chumash with Rashi under the tutelage of their coach, Rabbi Dovid Sukenik. The

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RKYHS Addresses Teen Mental Health

RKYHS hosted Marc Fein last week. He shared his own experiences with depression and tried to raise teen awareness about mental health. Putting a voice to a silent issue, Fein taught the students that the most powerful words are often “How are you” and “I need help.” It was an especially powerful moment when a quarter of the

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TABC Boys Wear Pink

Last Wednesday, TABC celebrated Pink Day, a day devoted to raising awareness of and funds for finding the cure to breast cancer. This year’s Pink Day was dedicated in memory of Rochie Shoretz z”l, the founder of Sharsheret. Rochie’s son Dovid Mirsky, a TABC senior, spoke movingly about his mother and the power of chesed. The

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Moriah Hires First Events and Marketing Manager

The Moriah School has hired Ari Lewis to be Moriah’s new Events and Marketing Manager. Ari will work closely with Head of School Rabbi Daniel Alter, and Director of Operations Erik Kessler in managing major events like the Annual Dinner and Golf Outing, as well as implementing ongoing marketing strategies for the school.

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MTA Is Third in Nation to Join SABR

Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) has become the third high school in the nation to open a SABR (Society for American Baseball Research) club. Senior Akiva Feuer approached the school leadership with the idea and gathered interest from a number of students. SABR President Vince Gennaro, whom Executive Director Shuey

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Civil Rights Activist Addresses Noam Eighth Graders

Yeshivat Noam eighth graders had the privilege of hearing from Ms. Gwen Moten, who had an active role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s. Students heard the stories of her encounters with civil rights leaders including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Moriah K Students Fashion Log Cabins

In honor of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, kindergarteners worked in groups of two to create their own edible log cabins. Each group collaborated to design, plan and construct a cabin. Graham crackers, fat and skinny pretzel logs, marshmallow fluff and chocolate chips were the materials used for

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RYNJ Students Thank Israeli Soldiers

RYNJ Third grade students start each day with the special prayer of תפילה לחיילי צהל ושלום המדינה.

In an effort to thank the Israeli soldiers for protecting Israel and help keep Israel and its inhabitants safe, they wrote letters of thanks. RYNJ parent,

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TABC Students Learn Lessons of Responsibility

TABC guidance programs aim to encourage its adolescents to make smart decisions and to keep the lines of communication between parents and children open. The juniors and seniors recently participated in a program on the dangers of drunk driving. They heard from Mr. Steve Benvenisti, a local personal injury attorney, who described

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