Abraham Horowitz, a 7th grader at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County, captured first place in the state of New Jersey and second place nation-wide in the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association Foundation’s (SIFMA) InvestWrite® essay competition with McGraw Hill Financial. Horowitz, a Fort Lee resident, earned this
On Tuesday night February 25th, the Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) was treated to 10 high quality Power Point presentations on topics in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology during its annual Rabbi Hershel Solnica Memorial Math-Science Expo 2014.
The evening began with opening remarks from Rosh HaYashiva Rabbi Adler, who spoke
Six MTA students have nabbed spots atop the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s rankings by scoring exceptionally well on the PSAT/NMSQT. Students Ori Putterman, Elliot Fuchs, Yitzchak Lindenbaum, Daniel Jaroslawicz, Aryeh Klein and Asher Guigui are among the 16,000 finalists of the 1.5 million students who took the rigorous exam, and who helped
New York—As participants on winter missions organized by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future, more than 90 students traveled to Kharkov and Sumy in the Ukraine; Kiryat Malachi, Kiryat Gat, and Dimona in the Negev region of Israel; areas of New York that were heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy; and cities across the
New York—More than 40 cakes in radically different shapes, sizes, and colors filled Room 501 in Yeshiva University’s Furst Hall on February 12 at the end of its third Annual Cake Wars. Sponsored by Fairway Market, the cake-decorating competition celebrates National Sharsheret Pink Day Around the World, an event held on high school and college
Elizabeth—Innovative educator Joel Glazer, author of It Happened in My Classroom, has, for many years, run a unique Holocaust education program with his classes at Bruriah High School for Girls. This year, Glazer has added a brand-new component to the program, taking it beyond education to taking action.
His students will be raising funds to
In a time when media outlets are saturated with stories of violence and evil, it is important to hear stories about acts of kindness. In an egocentric society where we seem to focus on constant taking, it is heartwarming to realize those still practicing the art of giving. Institutions like The Frisch School and Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School promote and
Yeshivat Noam’s 6th graders have been studying the ancient Assyrian and Babylonian Empires and noticed that these empires extended into the Land of Israel. Using their textbooks and Tanach, the students learned Jewish history from a new angle as they studied the experiences of the Jewish people under the rule of the Assyrians and the Babylonians. The Assyrians
In honor of Chodesh Adar I, students at Moriah have formed Aharon’s Upstander Alliance. Pictured is the Moriah Upstander Hall of Fame. Each class nominated their Upstander from history and then did a project related to him or her. An Upstander is someone who comes forward to speak out for human rights, justice and ethics.
Ben Porat Yosef second graders received their chumashim at a presentation on Sunday, February 23rd. The children, in costume, performed various biblical scenes as part of the celebration.
Second grade teachers, standing (left to right) are: Michal Paran, Aliza Strassman, Tamar Feman, Shani Farkas, and Rav Eli Danziger.
Dr. Michael Berenbaum, an American scholar, professor, rabbi, writer, and filmmaker, who specializes in the study of the memorialization of the Holocaust, spoke to Moriah’s 8th grade about Holocaust remembrance and the importance of taking testimony from Holocaust Survivors for Names Not Numbers