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Monday, May 25, 2020

Schools

Remembering Rabin in 2015

The Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School recently held a student-run 20th anniversary commemoration of the life and legacy of Yitzhak Rabin. The school’s Israel Action Committee ran a very moving ceremony. Through short videos and candle lighting, they were able to give the student body the knowledge of who Rabin was, what he accomplished and why he

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TABC Freshman Night In

TABC’s Freshman Night In was a wonderful opportunity for the freshmen to continue to bond with each other and their senior mentors. The mentors showed true leadership skills, as they organized the entire evening. Everyone enjoyed a round-robin of sports together, followed by a melave malka of pizza and ice cream.

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Frisch Student Delegation to Help Rebuild in New Orleans

Student delegates who participated in the junior chesed trip to New Orleans—part of a mission with NCSY—had a truly meaningful experience helping the community recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Students worked with Habitat for Humanity, spent Shabbat with the Jewish community and had a

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Yeshiva University High Schools Launch Scholarship Raffle

Yeshiva University High Schools—better known as MTA and Central—very much appreciate the plight of their families and thus provide generous scholarships each year, doing everything possible to make the cost of tuition affordable to its parent body. Founded in 1916 and 1948 respectively, the schools have a combined alumni base of over

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RKYHS Newspaper Chug Visits New York

The RKYHS newspaper chug had a wonderful opportunity to take a trip to the Wall Street Journal offices and be led on a tour by WSJ reporter and RKYHS parent Gregory Zuckerman. The students also visited the FOX Business television studio, which hosted the Republican National Debate later that same night.

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Bullying Prevention in the Day Schools

Since October was National Bullying Prevention Month, the Jewish Link spoke to a number of local schools about how they deal with bullying—which involves an intent to cause harm—and conflict—a struggle between people with incompatible goals.

Pre-emptive Programming

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JKHA MS Brings Torah to Life

The JKHA 6th grade girls in Morah Goldstein’s Chumash class brought the Torah to life by experiencing how B’nai Yisrael traveled in the midbar (wilderness). They had the unique opportunity to recreate the camp of B’nai Yisrael in the midbar in order to better understand the machloket (disagreement) of how Bnai

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RKYHS Commemorates Kristallnacht

In commemoration of the 77th anniversary of Kristallnacht, RKYHS students, led by Rabbi Dr. Sacha Pecaric, organized and implemented a powerful and informative program that allowed students to truly understand the implications of Kristallnacht on the Jews of Germany, and those in Europe as a

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Last of the ‘Monuments Men’ Speaks at RKYHS

In honor of Veterans Day, RKYHS welcomed Harry Ettlinger, the last surviving member of the “Monuments Men,” whose mission was one of the greatest treasure hunts in history. The Monuments Men focused on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and

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BPY Hears From Special in Uniform

On October 28, as part of the Ben Porat Yosef junior high speaker series, students received a presentation from Yossi Kahana and Lt. Colonel Tiran Attia, both of “Special in Uniform.” The program, developed and run jointly by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and the Jewish National Fund (JNF), enables young adults with special

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At Ma’ayanot, Advocacy Begins With Education

“Effective advocacy begins with education,” explains Ma’ayanot senior Eliana Koehler, who, with co-head Arianna Samet (‘16), chairs Ma’ayanot’s Israel Political Action Committee (MIPAC). For this reason, Ms. Koehler arranged to have Mr. Neil Lazarus, an internationally acclaimed speaker from the advocacy group

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Election Day in Moriah Early Childhood

In honor of fall and Election Day, The Moriah School pre-K had an opportunity to cast their votes on their favorite leaf color. The excitement grew as they opened up each ballot and tallied the votes. Red was the winner, with green coming in second place.

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