Monday, September 25, 2017


TABC Brings Warmth, Ruach and Limud HaTorah to Riverdale

TABC enjoys several community shabbatonim throughout the year. Last Shabbat, 60 talmidim participated in the Riverdale shabbaton, together with their rebbeim, Rabbi Yablok, Rabbi Malitzky, Rabbi Rich, Rabbi Yoni Mandelstam and Rabbi First.

After eating wonderful meals in their hosts’

Gan Miriam Early Learning Center Helps Feed the Hungry

The Gan Miriam annual food drive was very successful, thanks to the children and their families who donated nonperishable food.

Linden, a driver for City Harvest, came to pick up the donations. He thanked the children for the amazing job they did and explained to the children how the

Carmel Academy’s Eighth Grade Delves Into Afro-Caribbean Music

On a recent afternoon Carmel Academy’s music room came alive as a group of eighth graders drummed on the congas, shook maracas, strummed guiros, struck clavas and joyously danced the Cuban-born Cha-Cha-Cha.

The students were bringing together their new knowledge about

Wounded Soldier Shares Powerful Story With Carmel Academy Students

Carmel Academy warmly welcomed Ohad Roisblatt, a former IDF commander, who spoke with the school’s seventh and eighth graders as part of a week-long series of “Honor Days”—where wounded Israeli soldiers visited schools and synagogues throughout the region.

Roisblatt spoke with Carmel’s

History Comes Alive for Westchester Day School Seventh Graders

As part of the exciting middle school STEM curriculum, Westchester Day School seventh grade students had an opportunity to tour Thomas Edison’s laboratory at the National Historical Park in New Jersey. In addition to the STEM component, the trip included a historical piece, transporting students back in time to learn

SAR’s Dr. Mark Shinar to Start Progressive School in Israel

Riverdale—Dr. Mark Shinar, the director of general studies at SAR, will be making aliyah this summer to embark on an educational adventure with the founding of a new groundbreaking school.

Dr. Shinar has been part of the SAR Academy family for over a decade, where he began his career in 1999

Math Comes Alive at Carmel Academy

On a recent afternoon, Carmel Academy’s faculty headed to the school’s athletic field, laced up their sneakers and ran a quarter mile while being cheered on by the entire student body.

The run was all in the name of math—a way to kick off a school-wide graphing project and one of

Westchester Day School Students Flip for Sderot

On Monday, November 28, WDS Middle School students came out in full support of the American Friends of Sderot with a Student Council pep rally prior to their doubleheader basketball game against Manhattan Day School. This event was run in conjunction with the WDS Boys’ Basketball team’s participation in the Swish For

MTA Students Enjoy Best Yeshiva-Wide Shabbaton Yet

On Thursday evening, November 17, the busses took off for the Raleigh Hotel in upstate New York, packed with students for the annual Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) yeshiva-wide shabbaton. A special surprise greeted the students in the hotel’s main ballroom. The surprise consisted of performances by a

Carmel Academy’s Gan Chalomot Playground Sparks Imagination

Carmel Academy’s youngest students began the school year this past September with a new playground that puts their imagination, creativity and sense of discovery at center stage.

“Carmel Academy’s Gan Chalomot, or ‘Playground of Dreams,’ is truly a one-of-a-kind play area,”

Carmel Academy Students Participate in Cultural Exchange

As part of their studies about cultures around the world, Carmel Academy’s second graders had a unique opportunity to learn about the traditions and pastimes of a culture different from their own from second grade peers at the Greenwich Japanese School.

The Japanese students visited Carmel’s

RYNJ Holds Annual Math Night

Walking into the RYNJ lunchroom this past week felt like a wonderland of numbers. Over 100 RYNJ students, along with their parents and grandparents, enjoyed a marvelous night of interactive math games at the annual 1st Grade Family Math Night. The event was filled with three rotating stations of entertaining games that

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