Sunday, July 23, 2017

Schools

Aura Lurie Named Director of SINAI at SAR Academy

Riverdale—SINAI Schools is proud to announce the appointment of Aura Lurie as director of SINAI at SAR Academy. SINAI at SAR will open its doors in the fall of 2018, serving children with a wide range of complex learning and special needs.

Lurie comes to SINAI Schools with

MTA Honors 29 Seniors as Inductees to the National Honor Society

One unfamiliar with the annual Yeshiva University High School for Boys’ (MTA) Arista dinner might be intimidated when hearing of its two-and-a-half-hour length. But any participant would report how quickly the time flies. Unique as one of the most highly anticipated annual events in MTA, the Arista dinner

Two Carmel Academy Judaic Studies Faculty Members Are Selected for Global Fellowships

Two members of Carmel Academy’s educational leadership team have received prestigious international fellowships.

Dr. Tali Aldouby-Schuck, Carmel Academy’s director of Judaic studies and professional development, is one of 20 young Jewish professionals from the United States and

Carmel Academy Students Celebrate Lag B’Omer With Spirited Field Day

Carmel Academy students celebrate the Lag B’Omer holiday with a school-wide field day signifying the school’s strength and spirit. Teamwork, sportsmanship and fun were on full display as the blue and gold teams competed. Whether it was capture the flag, soccer, kickball, relay races or tug-of-war, Carmel

Westchester County Executive Presents Awards to Chabad Students

Hebrew school students of Chabad Hebrew School of Westchester, located in New Rochelle, New York, enjoyed an exciting honor as Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino attended their end of year celebration.

A crowd of family and friends gathered for the

Six Local Schools Unite for Yom Yerushalayim

With the 50th anniversary of Yom Yerushalayim this year, the Riverdale and Westchester community schools are uniting together in an initiative known as Rov Am Yerushalayim. This unprecedented moment stems from Mishlei, where it says «berov am hadrat melech,» which explains the importance of strength in numbers. Uniting many together to

SAR Academy Hosts Interactive Arts Festival

Monday night was a smashing success and magical evening as children and families were greeted at the SAR Academy Interactive Arts Festival with a live band lead by Noah Solomon and musicians Shim Craimer, David Glazer and Adiella Shem Tov. The welcoming music had a Middle Eastern rhythm, which

WTA Celebrates Yom Ha’atzmaut With Festivities

Westchester Torah Academy in New Rochelle had what many students, including four-year-old Sarah Weinberg, called its “best day ever.” Starting with a parade that involved 125 students and community rabbis, including Rabbi Chaim Marder from the Hebrew Institute of White Plains and Rabbi Shmuel

Highlighting ‘Spiritual Resistance,’ Bi-Cultural Students Present Passionate Yom HaShoah Program

A family sits down to a Passover seder in the Warsaw Ghetto. Two young women fast on Yom Kippur in Auschwitz. A makeshift orchestra presents a symphonic concert in the Lodz Ghetto. A clandestine school. An underground library. A secret Shabbat service. A hidden diary.

Spiritual resistance—the

RYNJ Hears Powerful Story From Survivor Bernard Krutz

Bernard Krutz, grandfather of RYNJ eighth grader Dina Baron, shared his amazing story of being a hidden child for the school’s eighth grade students. His memorable details of life during the Holocaust were recounted as a story of hope and survival. RYNJ was very grateful to him for spending some time with the

Carmel Academy’s Eighth Grade Engineering Students Debate Ethics Behind Bioengineering

Not everything is black and white. That’s exactly what Carmel Academy’s eighth grade engineering students learned during a recent unit surrounding the ethical issues associated with bioengineering.

The students, who are taking a yearlong course designed to introduce them to the

WDS Seventh Graders Visit the Mazon Hunger Exhibit

On Friday, April 28, Westchester Day School seventh grade students visited the “Mazon: This Is Hunger“ community engagement program. This digital interactive museum exhibit, on national tour, was in Mamaroneck for just a few days and WDS seventh graders were lucky to have had the opportunity to visit the exhibit. This

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