Wednesday, October 23, 2019

WTA Launches Student Support Center

03-10-2019 Hits:920 Features Yvette Finkelstein

Westchester Torah Academy (WTA) is proud to announce the creation of its Student Support Center beginning with this new school year. WTA specializes in individualized education, and...

Israeli Election Outcome Still Uncertain

03-10-2019 Hits:523 Israel/World Ariel Kahana and Yehuda Shlezinger/JNS.org  via Israel Hayom

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met this week with leaders of parties from the right-wing bloc to discuss the future of negotiations to form a unity...

New England Jewish Academy Announces Tra…

03-10-2019 Hits:2324 Features JLBWC Staff

This past summer, the New England Jewish Academy (NEJA) – a newly merged Orthodox Nursery-12th grade school serving the Greater Hartford, New Haven and Springfield region...

Riverdale Y Hosts ELI Talks

Riverdale Y Hosts ELI Talks

Riverdale community members and friends recently gathered at the Riverdale Y to attend an exciting program, ELI Talks—a story slam-style event produced by the Riverdale Y

Sukkahwood 2019 to Be Held This Sunday

Sukkahwood 2019 to Be Held This Sunday

Sukkahwood 2019 to Be Held This Sunday

New Rochelle artist Fred Spinowitz often collaborates with his grandchildren. A few weeks ago, Spinowitz, whose

Jewish New Year Foods Enjoyed By All at Yonkers Stop & Shop

Jewish New Year Foods Enjoyed By All at Yonkers Stop & Shop

Jewish New Year Foods Enjoyed By All at Yonkers Stop & Shop

(Courtesy of Chabad of Yonkers) Chabad of Yonkers’ Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz offered the symbolic fruits and vegetables of the Jewish

Bill Jackson Visits RYNJ

Bill Jackson Visits RYNJ

Bill Jackson Visits RYNJ

Bill Jackson, world renown Singapore math specialist and author of the Dimensions Math textbook, visited RYNJ this week to train and

Carmel Academy Opens Expanded Lending Library

Carmel Academy Opens Expanded Lending Library

Carmel Academy Opens Expanded Lending Library

In ancient times, libraries were often treated with a reverence akin to that shown to temples. Even today, most of us can remember at least

Shana Tova L’Beit Sefer WTA

Shana Tova L’Beit Sefer WTA

Shana Tova L’Beit Sefer WTA

Prior to Rosh Hashanah, WTA students from kindergarten through fifth grade decided to send some “new year’s cheer” to a group

Retirement Part XI: Race Day, Part 2

Retirement Part XI: Race Day, Part 2

Retirement Part XI: Race Day, Part 2

(Continued from last issue)

The first couple of miles of the run course were fine. Real

Shofar at the Ironman With David Roher

Shofar at the Ironman With David Roher

Shofar at the Ironman With David Roher

(Continued from last issue)

The first couple of miles of the run course were fine. Real

CMEK @ SAR Brings Basketball to New York 

CMEK @ SAR Brings Basketball to New York 

CMEK @ SAR Brings Basketball to New York 

(Courtesy of CMEK) Chad Mekles, program director of CMEK, is thrilled to be bringing the CMEK basketball program to New York. CMEK @

Netofa’s Offbeat, Wonderful ‘First Fruits’ of the Season

Netofa’s Offbeat, Wonderful ‘First Fruits’ of the Season

Netofa’s Offbeat, Wonderful ‘First Fruits’ of the Season

Netofa Winery, located in the Galilee in the foothills of Mount Tabor, is again being imported to the U.S. after a three

The Other Side of the Cork: Psâgot Winery — History Makes History Again

The Other Side of the Cork: Psâgot Winery — History Makes History Again

The Other Side of the Cork: Psâgot Winery — History Makes History Again

Psâgot winery is certainly a household name for anyone who drinks kosher wine. There is a

Just in Time for the Holidays, Roasted Carrot Soup With Coriander

Just in Time for the Holidays, Roasted Carrot Soup With Coriander

Just in Time for the Holidays, Roasted Carrot Soup With Coriander

Looking to serve a delicious soup for Rosh Hashanah, but want something a little different? Try this roasted carrot soup. Coriander adds a

What’s in Your Wallet?

What’s in Your Wallet?

What’s in Your Wallet?

OK, not really “wallet.” Really “briefcase,” but briefcase doesn’t have the same ring to it, and many people don’t carry one, and

Teacher Observations

Teacher Observations

One of the gedolim of American day school education was Alvin Schiff, Ph.D. During his long and distinguished career he served as the head of the Board of Jewish Education in New

Westchester Day School Adds Staff to Leadership Team

Westchester Day School Adds Staff to Leadership Team

Westchester Day School Adds Staff to Leadership Team

Westchester Day School (WDS) welcomed two new professionals to its Educational Leadership Team this year. Ahuva Halberstam

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