Tuesday, May 17, 2022


Heichal HaTorah Joins Vhaarev Na Learning Celebration

This past month, Rabbi Jason Finkelstein’s senior bekius shiur joined 500 other high school students for a three-hour seder of uninterrupted learning sponsored by Vhaarev Na, a bekius program run by Monsey’s Rabbi Dovid Newman. Vhaarev Na’s goal is to help talmidim across the world develop a passion for continuous


MTA Hosts Annual Yeshiva Fellowship Shabbaton

On Shabbos HaGadol, MTA hosted its annual Yeshiva Fellowship shabbaton at the Kartrite Resort in the Catskills. The event began with a fun Friday afternoon, where talmidim enjoyed the resort’s many amenities, including the indoor arcade. Talmidim then spent an inspirational Shabbos with their Yeshiva Fellowship


JEC HS Senior Seminars Are Off to a Great Start

JEC HS welcomed speakers each afternoon who engaged the seniors in conversations and educated them in a variety of areas. Rabbi Snow discussed dating and marriage from a halachic and hashkafic standpoint. Rabbi Hess of Young Israel of East Brunswick and parent of students, Dani and Akiva; Rabbi Eliezer Slomnicki,


Kol Chaverim Preschool of Fair Lawn Learns About Earth

The yeladim at Kol Chaverim Preschool in Fair Lawn enjoyed plenty of time outside in this beautiful spring weather recently. The children love to run and play in the beautiful playground. They enjoy bubbles, parachute play, balls and chalk daily! Classes also spent the week learning about the changes in the


[email protected]’ayanot Girls Hit the Ground Running

SINAI [email protected]’ayanotstudents train intensively in Teaneck’s Votee Park for their spring run, not only getting great exercise but incorporating their math skills as well by recording and adding up their mileage for each outing. They ran four miles in just one week!


Westchester Torah Academy Begins ‘Better Together’ Program

The eighth graders at WTA attended their first Better Together event last week. Better Together is a nationally recognized leadership program for teens, and WTA is fortunate to once again be partnering with the Young Israel of New Rochelle’s Ruach program. The students met with their senior citizen buddies and


BPY Hosts Mock Seders

The week before Pesach, the BPY shlichim and students held mock Seders in their classrooms. The students spent weeks preparing their own custom Haggadahs and they were beyond excited to use them to sing, read and learn! The seventh grade students, along with Rav Ido, organized communal Seders for the elementary


Anshei Lubavitch Learns About Hakarat Hatov

Anshei Lubavitch students learned all about hakarat hatov this week while focusing on Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation Week! The children discussed and illustrated all of the wonderful things their mothers and morahs do to take care of them.


Spring Has Sprung at Cheder Yaldei Menachem

Spring has sprung and it is felt in the air at Cheder Yaldei Menachem. Children have been enjoying the beautiful weather outdoors. They are observing and experiencing the changes happening all around them, especially the blooming flowers and blossoming trees. Children used these pretty and colorful creations of Hashem in


WDS Fifth Grade Has Pesach STEM

Just before the Pesach break, the fifth grade students at WDS took advantage of their school being on the beach of the Long Island Sound to enhance their learning of Shemot! They were tasked with having to engineer recipes for making a sturdy clay brick from clay, sand, straw and water, much as our ancestors did


TABC Students Head to Philly for Chesed Mission

Before Pesach, a delegation of TABC juniors and seniors, along with Rabbi Ezra Stone, headed to the South Jersey/Philadelphia area for a chesed trip. Their first stop was Inglis House, a residential home for paralyzed people. After learning about the home’s establishment and mission, the students painted and


Ma’ayanot/Black Box Studios Present 10th Anniversary Production

The Ma’ayanot Drama Society, run in partnership with Black Box Studios for its 10th anniversary production, presented a four-show run of Clifford Odet’s American classic “golden Boy” on the brand new stage of Ma’ayanot’s recently completed performing arts center from April 7-11. The cast and crew of

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