Monday, February 24, 2020

Schools

Westchester Torah Academy Hosts State Fair

America the Beautiful was on full display as fourth graders presented WTA’s first annual State Fair. Months in the making, the State Fair is a multidisciplinary project that combines research, writing, editing, costuming, the assemblage of found objects and the creation of

First Graders at Westchester Torah Academy Receive First Siddurim

On February 2, kitot alef at WTA celebrated their Chagigat Siddur.

In preparation for this momentous occasion, the two first grade classes

KDS Middle School Students Attend UN Holocaust Day Ceremony

On Monday, January 27, the seventh and eighth graders of Kinneret Day School attended “75 Years After Auschwitz,” the United Nations’ official Holocaust Memorial Ceremony. Each year since 2006, the UN has marked January 27, as their International Day of

Stein Yeshiva Thanks Local Precinct

On Wednesday, January 15, children of the Stein Yeshiva nursery took a special walking trip over to the Second Precinct Police Station of Yonkers. Accompanying the children was parent volunteer and Hatzalah member, Ben Langstein. The Langstein family sponsored breakfast for the

Kinneret Families Stand Against Hate at NY Community March

RYNJ Has Siyum Bereshit

This past Friday, the children of RYNJ’s pre-k had a wonderful time celebrating at a siyum for Sefer Bereishit! The children and morot came dressed as their favorite characters from the parshiyot. We had children and teachers dressed as Noach, Avraham, Sarah, Eliezer, Yizchack, Rivka,

MTA Sophomores Volunteer At Masbia of Queens

MTA talmidim in Rabbi Kerner’s sophomore shiur volunteered at Masbia of Queens: A community supported kosher soup-kitchen and food-pantry on Thursday morning, January 2. Talmidim were grateful for the opportunity to give back to the community and help an organization that

Naaleh Hosts ‘Experience Day’ for Prospective Students

On January 2, over 100 Naaleh applicants joined together for the annual Naaleh Experience Day. Eighth graders from over 15 elementary schools spent the morning getting to know each other and getting a taste of Naaleh. The day started off with a welcome from Mrs. Kobre, followed by Cupcake Wars

WDS Invites Readers

WDS is loving its Library Readers volunteer program where parents and grandparents volunteer to read stories to early childhood and elementary school classes. Harold Aspis who reads to the 4s classes every week, is the parent of two WDS alumni. WDS is thankful to Harold and all who join the volunteer

Stein Yeshiva Hosts Chanukah Party

Stein Yeshiva had a non-stop fun Chanukah party that included a sing-a-long with Tkiya and a Chanukah Dance Jam with Kara Tatelbaum!

Friendship Circle Trains RYNJ Students

The RYNJ students of sixth grade were privileged to participate in a Friendship Circle volunteer training session. Dr. Naphtali (RYNJ graduate) and Leah Rosenberg presented an informative, hands-on program that was designed to help the students gain a greater sensitivity and a better understanding of the strengths

Ramaz School Remembers Jersey City Victims

The Ramaz School’s tradition of activism and communal responsibility continues after 80+ years. At its core, Ramaz believes that כל ישראל ערבים זה בה זה - All of Israel is responsible for one another. Last week, students from Ramaz, The Shefa School and Park East Day School, and about 100

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