Friday, June 05, 2020


Yeshivat Noam

Mrs. Stacy Katzwer has assumed the role of Director of Support Services to lead the team and coordinate support across the disciplines and grades. Mrs. Katzwer comes to Yeshivat Noam as one of the premier special educators in the Jewish day school world. Mrs. Katzwer has more than 20 years of experience working with children who have


JEC Schools

Mr. Ringer joins RTMA with 36 years of experience teaching Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry and Precalculus for the New York City school system.

He holds a B.A. and M.A. in Special Education from Brooklyn College and is licensed in Supervision/Administration from


Yeshivat Ben Porat Yosef

BPY welcomes Moshe Azizollahoff as our new director of technology. Moshe brings with him tremendous IT expertise, including experience with iPad integration in school settings, learning management systems, databases, servers, networks and educational technologies. He will manage BPY’s technology systems and


Torah Academy of Bergen County

Rabbi Daniel Fridman will be joining the TABC faculty as a rebbe of both Talmud and Chumash, as well as giving a bekiut gemara shiur during night seder. In addition to his teaching responsibilities at TABC, Rabbi Fridman is the resident scholar at The Jewish Center, and a faculty member at Lamdeinu. Rabbi Fridman


Yeshivat He’Atid

With over 35 years of experience in the fields of education and school psychology, both in Israel and the U.S., Dr. Tani Foger is excited to be appointed to be the first principal of Yeshivat He’Atid. Dr. Foger is proud to lead the educational and administrative team at He’Atid—an innovative Jewish day school with a


BPY Welcomes Two Shaliach Families

Ben Porat Yosef is excited to welcome two new shaliach families and two new bnot sherut this year, who will replace the families and bnot sherut who completed their time in the U.S. and have returned to Israel. Oryan and Ariel Koriat come to us from Nahariya, where they taught at the Even Shoham and Abir


Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy

Rabbi Shimon Schenker, who had been serving as MTA’s Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction and as Director of our Learning Center, now serves as Associate Principal. In this role, Rabbi Schenker is responsible for ensuring mission consistency across all of YUHSB’s departments by leading the development of short- and


Back to School: Backpack Readiness

It is hard to believe that another school year is upon us. As parents and as pediatric occupational therapists, we are busy trying to help all of “our” (both literally and figuratively) children prepare for school. This column will focus on backpack readiness. What seems like such a basic idea can drastically affect a child’s


Back-To-School Preparation For Young Children

Part 1

It’s almost that time of year again. In a few weeks school will be back in session. Is your child ready to succeed? Are you ready to help? It is a fact that parents who play an active role in their children’s education make a huge difference in their success. Here are


Organizing an Effective Study Space

Both parents and mechanchim strive to build independent children with healthy habits. Teaching “lifeskills” is one way to help your child reach higher levels of independence. As we find ourselves beginning the homework /school project time of year, it is a momentous and advantageous opportunity for an organizational life lesson. Let’s


TABC Parents Unleash Their Inner Artists

On Tuesday Aug. 11, the Parents Association at TABC (TAPA) had a meet-and-greet for both new and existing TABC parents.  Some 26 women from near and far came out to find their inner artists. It was a fun night of painting with Nikki from Paint With Me, and a wonderful opportunity for parents to get to know one


Camp Lavi Turns Packing Into Chesed

Camp Lavi campers turned their packing on their last day in camp into a chesed opportunity.  All unopened toiletries such as soap, shampoo and deodorant were collected and donated to the Northern Wayne MANNA (Meeting A Neighbors Need Abundantly) mission group of Lake Como and Shehawken.  Special thanks to Mike Dube, Head