Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Features

Timely Advice: A Tale of Geula

On Pesach, we experience our national Geula. This time of year, then, is a good time to reflect upon all of the personal, individual redemptions happening every day, to be grateful for all of the miracles that Hashem, through His messengers, sends us, throughout the

Finding Humor at the Seder Table   

Reviewing: “The Dry Bones Passover Haggadah” by Yaakov Kirschen. Koren Publishers Jerusalem. Menorah Books. Hebrew/English. Hardcover. ISBN 978-1-940-516-769. $16.95.

WDS and ‘Learning to Look’ Program Celebrate 18 Years

Introduced to Westchester Day School almost 18 years ago, the Learning to Look (LTL) art program teaches a way of looking not only at art but at one’s general environment. At the time, WDS was the only

WDS and ‘Learning to Look’ Program Celebrate 18 Years

Introduced to Westchester Day School almost 18 years ago, the Learning to Look (LTL) art program teaches a way of looking not only at art but at one’s general environment. At the time, WDS was the only

White Plains Teen Serves as US Senate Page

 

White Plains resident Joseph Block, a student at SAR High School, was appointed by Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) to serve as a Senate page on Capitol Hill in

Hair Today

 

 Last Friday, as President Trump took the podium at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), he noticed his own reflection on television and remarked that he would love to hear that guy speak. He then turned around and began fixing his hair, and announced: “I try… to hide

Bronx and Westchester Residents Prep for NORPAC 2018

On April 25, Bronx and Westchester residents will join over 1,000 tri-state participants in the 2018 NORPAC Mission to Washington, in support of the U.S.-Israel relationship. Twenty-five buses from 14 locations in New York and New Jersey will be used for this single-day

The ‘Truths’ My Teachers Told Me

While on break this week, I had a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of my school and the endless “to do” lists that seem to chase me and climb upon my shoulders each day. 

Elevate Your Prayer Experience

Reviewing: “Koren Rav Kook Siddur” by Avraham Yitzchak haKohen Kook. Koren Publishers Jerusalem. Hebrew/English edition. 2017. Hardcover. ISBN-10: 9653017543. $34.93.

Out to Lunch

We live in a society that is obsessed with eating. And that extends to criminals too. You’d think criminals would be obsessed with money, but no, they’re obsessed with food, just like you and me. (Mostly me.)

Our first story today

Talking With Teens About a Sad Day in Florida

It was ridiculously warm outside late Tuesday afternoon.

And the last thing my Jewish day school high school students wanted to do was stay

Lev HaTorah Receives Hesder Yeshiva Status 

Yeshivat Lev HaTorah, located in Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel, is the first Anglo yeshiva to be accepted into the Organization of Hesder Yeshivot (Igud Yeshivot HaHesder). The significance of this designation is that any student at Lev HaTorah can now decide to

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