Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Schools

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

WTA’s Upcoming Color Run Fundraiser Will Be Held on New Campus

Westchester Torah Academy will be hosting its first ever Color Run on June 11 at 10 a.m. This will be a fun-filled event that culminates the school year with family and friends and brings the entire WTA community together in support of WTA’s promise for accessible Jewish education. With a goal of raising $70,000, Color Run is an event

Bi-Cultural Social Studies Teacher Will Attend Yad Vashem Program

The International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem has accepted Erin Hupal, a middle-school social studies teacher at Bi-Cultural Day School in Stamford, into its Seminar for Educators in Jewish Day Schools to be held in Jerusalem in July. The intensive 12-day program focuses on empowering teachers to create individual Shoah

Mishkan Israel Day Camp Is Ready for Summer 2017

Mishkan Israel Day Camp has been the talk of the town since it first opened its doors in Stamford in 1975.

“This camp is simply fantastic!”

“What is your magic!?”

“You simply cannot find a program that provides such

Time and Patience: A Broader Perspective

SAR HS Commemorates Yom HaShoah

SAR High School began their commemoration of Yom HaShoah with a school-wide assembly in the auditorium. As students entered the darkened room, members of student council lit up the aisles with candles as a slideshow of pictures from the Shoah appeared across the large screen with “esah einai” playing in the background.

Local Schools Are Among Winners at Touro’s Lander College for Men Science Competition

Weeks of research, design and problem solving paid off for students who received top honors at the Science Olympiad at Touro’s Lander College for Men (LCM). The winners, Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR), Ramaz Upper School, David Renov Stahler (DRS) Yeshiva High School and Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC), were among 12 area

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