Thursday, July 16, 2020


RKYHS Class Hears About Human Trafficking

RKYHS hosted Kelly Sandler, Assistant Prosecutor for Essex County, who spoke to Rabbi Richard Kirsch’s Sociology class this week about the harsh reality of human trafficking in this area.


RKYHS Speaker Advocates For Safe Driving

Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School students were fortunate to hear an eye-opening talk last week from Jacy Good. At 23, Jacy Good was at the top of the world. On the day she graduated from college, she and her family celebrated her achievement—until their joyous day was cut short by a car accident caused by a young man on


Teaneck’s Tehila Kornwasser Places 10th in Jewish Agency’s World Bible Quiz

One of only a few competitors not in high school, Tehila Kornwasser of Teaneck, an eighth-grade student at the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey (RYNJ), placed 10th in the International Chidon HaTanach in Jerusalem, held on Yom Ha’atzmaut. The road to the competition began last year when Tehila won first place in the


RYNJ Stands With Israel—“K’ish Echad B’lev Echad”

“My heart is in the East though I am far away in the West,” bemoaned Rabbi Yehuda Ha’levi. But at RYNJ the bond with Israel was strengthened through the commemoration of Yom Ha’zikaron and the celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut.

Two B’nei Akiva Israel Special Program


An Exhilarating Yom Ha’azmaut at Yeshiva University

On April 23rd Yeshiva University students celebrated Yom Ha’atzmaut with joyous dancing and uplifting programming.


Yavneh Academy Celebrates Israel’s 67th Birthday!

Yom Ha’atzamut was celebrated at Yavneh Academy with lots of ruach, dancing, daglanut and learning.

After Tefilah Chagigit, each grade made its way outside for dancing to celebrate the 67th birthday of Medinat Yisrael. The first graders gave a wonderful performance


RKYHS Seniors Win First Yom Ha’atzmaut Kushner Cup

Yom Ha’atzmaut is always a day of fun and celebration at RKYHS. This year, the school held its first ever Kushner Cup, instead of the usual Color War. Whereas in the past the teams were mixed throughout the grades, this year each of the four high school grades was its own team. All teams participated in sports


It’s All About Israel

Gan Rina Nursery celebrated Israel’s birthday with a two-week-trip to Israel. Together the nursery children put notes in the Kotel, worked on a kibbutz, bought souvenirs at the Shuk, swam in the Dead Sea and visited Tel Aviv.


Rejoicing at MTA on Yom Ha’atzmaut


Daglanut Display at Moriah

Moriah fifth grade students performed a spectacular daglanut presentation for the entire school. It was capped off at the end by all Moriah students and staff singing Ha’tikvah and Yom Huledet Sameach.


A Joyous Yom Ha’atzmaut at RYNJ


A ‘Trip’ to Israel for Yeshivat Noam Students

The students of Yeshivat Noam ‘traveled’ to Israel for the day in celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut. Some of the programmatic highlights included: fishing at the beach in Eilat, camel rides in Beer Sheba, planting in the Golan, digging at an archeological site, davening at the Kotel, dancing to Israeli music,