Sunday, May 24, 2020


Sukkot Fun at Lubavitch on the Palisades Preschool

Lubavitch on the Palisades preschool students built, decorated, and played in their own class sukkahs.

By Sonya Solomon


RYNJ Dedicates Alisa M. Flatow Girls Middle School Wing

River Edge–Last week, students in the girls middle school at the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey joined members of the extended Flatow family to dedicate the middle school wing in loving memory of Alisa M. Flatow, z’l, killed in 1995 at the age of 20 in a terror attack in Israel. The dedication was a gift of Adam and


Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Presents Reel Abilities

As a member of the “REEL Abilities, NJ” consortium, the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will present a five-day film festival featuring award-winning feature films and shorts by and about people with disabilities. The umbrella organization, REEL Abilities, is the largest film festival in the country dedicated to


Yagilu Wilderness Expands with Nature and Farm Camps

Exuberant shouts of “Rule the Forest!” heard when accomplishing a feat at Yagilu Wilderness will resound this coming summer as Yagilu introduces two new camping programs. In addition to its survival and wilderness program, there will be nature and farm camps in 2015 for boys. Yagilu Wilderness, located in the forest of


Chazzan Chaim Louk at BPY

As part of a special tefillah program for the season of the Yamim Noraim, Ben Porat Yeshiva junior high students learned about special tefillot and piyutim from renowned chazzan Chaim Louk, who is also a grandparent of three BPY students.

Chazan Louk discussed the deeper meaning of the


Mini-Sukkah at RYNJ

RYNJ students in Rabbi Fishbain’s class experienced first-hand the world’s smallest kosher Sukkah!


Tashlich Performed by Chabad Hebrew School

Children of the Chabad Hebrew School performed the Tashlich ceremony at a stream behind the Synagogue in Franklin Lakes. In the Jewish faith, water is a symbol of renewal and fish a symbol of spiritual abundance. During the High Holidays, worshipers congregate at a running body of water where they recite psalms and feed the


He’Atid First Grade Authors

We were learning about folk tales and one of the kids had the idea to write our own version of The Little Red Hen Builds A Sukkah for the holidays. So we made a class big book written and illustrated by the students and everyone made his/her own miniature copies.


Pumpkins at Moriah

Moriah Pre-K students enjoyed learning about pumpkins and going pumpkin picking at Demerest Farms.


He’Atid Kindergateners Build Sukkah

The Kindergarten students of Gan Kochavim at Yeshivat Heatid built a sukkah in their classroom in preparation for the chag! Everyone worked together to get the sukkah up for the school’s “Hachnasat Orchim Day,” when each class will visit the other’s Sukkah!


BPY Students Get Ready for Yom Kippur

BPY students in first through fifth grades got inspired for Yom Kippur by participating in a series of workshops. They learned about the tefillah “Avinu Malkenu”; wrote their wishes on notepaper to place at the kotel; played a “slichot game” in which they learned about the importance of asking for


Tashlich at He’Atid

Yeshivat He’Atid Pre-K class learning about Tashlich.