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RPRY Learns About Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“Fight for the things you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” Emily Menasha’s social studies classes spent the week learning about and analyzing the unbelievable impact Ruth Bader Ginsburg left on our country, from gender discrimination to equality for all. Every day, the students

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Yeshivat He’Atid Students Build Fine Motor Skills...and a Sukkah

Yeshivat He’Atid’s Shorashim students worked on a sensory and fine motor skill-building activity connected to Sukkot. The students steadily and carefully poured sand into a yellow balloon and formed the sand into the shape of an etrog to create sensory etrogim! When conversations in the sukkah go past dessert

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MTA Offers Intramurals, Tournaments and Fun Daily Games

MTA offers exciting weekly intramurals for each grade, including soccer, flag football, wiffle ball and spike ball. “We recognize that many of our talmidim enjoy playing organized sports and look forward to their hockey, basketball and soccer practices,” said MTA Athletic Director Rabbi Evan Genachowski.

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Freshman Orientation Comes to Frisch

Yeshivat Frisch freshmen enjoyed a special Freshman Retreat day last Wednesday right here in Bergen County, on the Frisch campus! Students got to know each other, and participated in a multitude of fun activities, complete with dinner, scavenger hunts and a campfire.

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SINAI at RYNJ Meets Judge

In preparation for this year’s presidential election, the seventh grade girls of SINAI at RYNJ are learning about the United States government. To further understand how the judicial branch works, the girls interviewed Judge Seth Dombeck. The girls prepared questions that they asked him during the zoom interview. Some of

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RPRY Students Build Bikur Cholim Sukkah

Rabbi Peach Raymon Yeshiva has always emphasized the important midah of chesed to it’s students through various volunteer programs. Before Sukkot, RPRY’s eighth grade boys single-handedly built the sukkah for the Chaim V’Chessed Bikur Cholim House in New Brunswick. The Chaim V’Chessed Bikur Cholim House is

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Bruriah Annual Aseret Yemei Teshuva Yom Iyun Is Awesome

From the Bruriah gym, to the ballroom to Zoom participants the Aseret Yemei Teshuva Yom Iyun was a huge success again this year. The theme of the yom iyun was Achat Shoalti, forming a connection with Hashem and recognizing that we have the incredible blessing to be able to speak to our Creator directly. To set the

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Spotlight on Esther Eisenman: Bruriah's New Principal

This school year has been one of firsts, of challenges and opportunities, for schools everywhere. At Bruriah, not only is this a new year in new times, but it has also brought a new face: Bruriah’s new principal, Esther Eisenman. Unlike some of the other changes of 5781, however, Mrs. Eisenman has brought to the school a sense of

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Cheder Yaldei Menachem Is Ready

The children at CYM are ready for the special day of Yom Kippur! They learned all about the story of Yonah, designed special Yom Kippur shoes, dressed in kittels and even did kapparot!”

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Sweet Beginnings Are at Stein Yeshiva

The children of the 4 and 5 year old nursery class at Stein Yeshiva are off to a sweet start! The boys and girls baked beautiful apple rose pastries for Rosh Hashanah using sliced up apples and honey. Mmm, delicious! The children practiced patterning with their sukkah decorations, alternating between rimonim,

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Stein Yeshiva Preps for Sukkot

The yeladim of the 2-year nursery at Stein Yeshiva are hard at work and play, getting ready for Sukkot! The children went on a nature walk to collect pine cones that they then creatively painted to be used as hanging decorations. The children also enjoyed using their fine motor skills to create “stained art”

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The Lauren Elise Bier Nursery School Does Tashlich

The threes and pre-k classes of The Lauren Elise Bier Nursery School in West Orange participated in tashlich at a local stream as they learned about Yom Kippur and starting a new year after Rosh Hashanah. They took crackers and bread and threw them into the stream as they sang a special tashlich song and talked

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