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Saturday, July 04, 2020

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May the ‘Bess’ Noam Bug Win

Elementary School Science Teacher

The Yeshivat Noam fifth grade scientists have been using the scientific method to make discoveries and collect data. They compared the structure of various bess beetles and hypothesized about how much weight the beetle could carry.

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Shabbat Comes Early to Tabc

Last Friday, the TABC halls were filled with the aromas of erev Shabbat. The Gemara in Kiddushin tells us that the most illustrious rabbanim would make sure to be personally involved in the preparation for Shabbat. Following in their footsteps, the talmidim of TABC had a cholent cook-off. The boys displayed their

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Tamir Goodman Tells His Story to Yavneh

Yavneh Academy middle school students had the privilege of hearing from Tamir Goodman. He shared his experiences as a Division I college basketball player who balanced his playing time with his commitment to Torah and mitzvot. Tamir discussed how he went the extra mile to ensure that issues such as shemirat Shabbat and kashrut

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RYNJ Boys Experience Flame Games 5776

During Chanukah, RYNJ middle school boys participated in Flame Games 5776. The programming was designed with academic components as well as activities to engage students beyond the classroom. The eight classes served as eight teams, led by both their rebbe and teacher. Each day, there was a meaningful activity

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BCHSJS Students Consider Study in Israel

The Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies held its annual Israel Summer Program and Gap Year Fair last week at The Moriah School in Englewood. Students met with program representatives from USY, BBYO, March of the Living, NCSY, Friends of Israel Scouts, Young Judaea, Masa Israel and StandWithUs. They learned about the many summer and

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‘Frisch on Fire’ Is Chanukah Hit

Frisch on Fire was a blazing success. The annual Chanukah chagigah featured words of Torah, Greek-inspired relay racing and beautiful singing, dancing and achdut, followed by freshly-made sufganiyot with a decorate-them-yourself toppings bar. This was a beautiful way for the entire school to celebrate this

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Chanukah Permeates Ben Porat Yosef

Ben Porat Yosef students from Early Childhood through eighth grade enjoyed special Chanukah programming throughout last week. Grades 1 through 8 joined together for Hallel every morning during tefillah, an especially beautiful part of the chag. Each day Rav Ronen, Rosh HaYeshiva, lit the school chanukiyah with the

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Leah Sokoloff Nursery School Enlivens Chanukah With Chagigah

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Chanukah In Full Swing at Lubavitch on the Palisades

Chanukah fun permeated LPS this past week. The children met with Rabbi Shain to sing Chanukah songs and share their knowledge of the holiday. In turn, he treated them to Chanukah gelt and dreidels.

Preschool children also enjoyed a visit from the Tenafly fire department. They learned

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Ma’ayanot Students Participate in Hour of Code Week

On December 10, the entire Ma’ayanot student body spent an hour on a computer coding project provided by The Hour of Code, a week-long event that some have described as the largest learning event in history. Over 166 million students worldwide did an hour of coding during Computer Science Education Week.

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Chanukah Meets Math and Literacy at Moriah

Combining Chanukah math and Chanukah literacy was pervasive in Moriah’s nursery this week. The children experienced rhyming, counting, spelling and other creative activities all connected to Chanukah.

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TABC Students Turn Their Off Days On

While TABC students technically did not have school the first two days of Chanukah, each day over 50 talmidim arrived at school for Shacharit to hear shiurim and engage in a healthy round of sports. One day, Rabbi Yoni Mandelstam addressed them, and the next they heard from Rabbi Daniel Fridman. Students in Rabbi

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