Friday, May 29, 2020


BPY Eighth Graders Receive Sidewalk Math Lesson

Dear eighth graders, I hope you are doing well.

Since we are not in school and we can’t use cookies and pizza to practice finding the area and circumference of circles, I came up with another plan. I went to each of your houses this morning and left you a message with sidewalk chalk


JEC Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

The JEC Lower School kicked off Teacher Appreciation Week by delivering lawn signs to each one of its hero teachers. They definitely deserve recognition for all the hard work they have done—especially during this time. The teachers were also treated to a special Zoom comedy night featuring Eli Lebowicz. JEC is


Yeshivat Frisch Celebrates Yom Ha’atzmaut

Yeshivat Frisch celebrated Yom Ha’atzmaut with an incredible concert by Israeli singer-songwriter Ishay Ribo, along with grade-wide shiurim and a trivia game about Israel’s early history.


Preschoolers at Chabad Of Tenafly Zoom to Israel

Preschool children at Lubavitch on the Palisades celebrated Israel and learned about many of its special places through Zoom. Children created their own passports and then virtually traveled to Yerushalayim, Tzfat, the Negev, Kineret, Dead Sea and the shuk. Children created various projects to reinforce the


RYNJ Enjoys Israel at 72

The RYNJ family celebrated ה אייר united as a school, though each one in their own homes, but united in hearts and voices, through the best distance learning, videos, games, contests, music and art. Everyone dressed in blue and white, sang and danced, laughed and learned and yearned to some day call Israel


BPY Celebrates Yom Ha’atzmaut With Ahavat Yisrael

Early childhood’s virtual trip to Israel was a huge success! From the flight, to tefillah at the Kotel, storytimes, cooking and baking activities and a joint show with some of the other Bergen County yeshivot, these youngest learners were so excited about their day! For older students, the day began with a


Yeshivat Noam Experiences Virtual Yom Ha’atzmaut

Everyone at Yeshivat Noam experienced an incredible virtual celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut. While quite different than previous years, it was a memorable and meaningful day nonetheless.

Yeshivat Noam kicked off a full day of programming with an inspirational school-wide Hallel


Gan Yaldenu and Gan Yaldenu Tots Enjoy Yom Ha’atzmaut

Gan Yaldenu students and families were excited to share their Yom Ha’Atzmaut celebrations.

Families picked up a gourmet falafel dinner and created maps, airplanes, passports and flags for their annual “trip” to Israel.


Moriah Loves Yom Ha’atzmaut

Last Wednesday the Moriah schedule was jam-packed with Israel-themed programming in honor of Yom Ha’atzmaut! The current situation did not stop Moriah students and teachers from expressing their love for Israel and enjoying the special day. From exciting game shows to virtual tours of Israel, the children were


Yeshivat He’Atid Zooms Through Israel...and Has Dinner

YH traveled to Israel and back to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut last week. Teachers prepared many different interactive activities for the students. They zoomed their way through the country, from Yerushalayim to Eilat and Haifa. They took a virtual tour of the old city, “shopped” at the shuk, learned Israeli dances and


Naaleh Marks Yom Ha’atzmaut With Multifaceted Programming

Faced with the challenge of imbuing this year’s Yom Ha’atzmaut with the spirit of unity and enthusiasm it deserves, Naaleh’s Committee for Israel Awareness responded with creativity and passion. Each morning, students received a video with clips of faculty members sharing their personal connections to the land of


Bruriah Middle School Loves Yom Ha’atzmaut

Bruriah Middle School celebrated Yom Ha’atzmaut in a very meaningful and fun way. Students started their day by hearing from some people who live in Israel. It was inspiring to hear them share what makes living in Israel so special. Their day then continued with a first ever Zoom color war! Teams Yerushalayim and Chevron