Wednesday, October 23, 2019


Class of 2004 to Be Honored at Bi-Cultural Dinner

“When I think of BCDS, I think of lifelong friends, a tremendous platform and foundation for education and future success, and a community of students, families, faculty and administrators that truly care and support their student population,” says David Fogel, of his years as a student at Bi-Cultural Day School—now

Interfaith Museum Comes to Kinnerets

The Interfaith Living Museum program came to Kinneret Day School this past week. Fifth grade children from Muslim and Jewish day schools are participating in a year-long program sponsored by the Museum of Jewish Heritage to encourage friendship and cultural understanding through family stories and artifacts.

Camp Rakefet Is the Camp for Tween Girls

(Courtesy of Camp Regesh) Does your tween daughter want an awesome sleepaway camp experience while sleeping in the comfort of her own home?  Rakefet, Camp Regesh’s best kept secret, is a unique summer program for tween girls entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades. Rakefet, meaning beautiful flower in Hebrew, is hosted on the

RYNJ’s Got Talent

This past week under the leadership of music teacher Harriet Zitter, RYNJ hosted its annual music recital. Thirty-five students performed on various instruments including guitar, violin, cello, flute, saxophone, drums, tabuka, keyboard and piano. Some students have been performing for many years and it is truly

WTA Holds Shomrei Torah Sixth Annual Event

On Sunday evening, February 24, over 250 guests gathered at Westchester Torah Academy for the annual Shomrei Torah event. The night began with a beautiful song performance by the fourth grade, followed by the program dedication celebrating the school, its upcoming building and this year’s honorees, yekirei WTA:

MTA Color War Highlights Teamwork and Unity

Color war at MTA gave each and every talmid an opportunity to showcase their strengths and contribute to the fantastic energy. From Chidon HaTanach to grade-wide dodgeball, basketball, hockey, frisbee and soccer tournaments, chess competition, Chopped, STEM challenge, extreme Tic-Tac-Toe, Torah Bowl, yeshiva-wide

WDS Seventh Grade Expresses Hebrew as Israel’s Unified Language

Seventh grade students created posters to present to peers the importance of learning and speaking in Hebrew. One argument was that one nation should speak in one language to be unified. Another argument was that speaking in the language of the Torah strengthens one’s love for the Torah. Students enjoyed convincing and arguing

WDS Third Grade Enjoys Rainforest Adventures in Art and Music

Third grade students spent several weeks exploring the rainforest, learning about different tribes, studying the climate and researching its wildlife. The children wrote detailed animal reports, beautiful poems and fictional accounts of a child’s life in the rainforest. In art, they studied colorful paintings of

SAR High School Model UN Team Earns Best Delegation for Sixth Straight Year

SAR High School Model UN team places first as Best Delegation for the sixth year in a row!

SAR took first place at the Yeshiva University Model United Nations convention. This international event draws nearly 450 high school students from 42 schools across the United States and Canada,

Stein Yeshiva Has Fun Winter Camp

Many families travel and go away for vacation during the yeshiva winter break. For students who do not go away, Stein Yeshiva offers a fun and unique opportunity to attend winter camp right at school! The Stein Yeshiva Winter Camp runs a fun week of fun and engaging programming

WDS Takes First Place in Debate Match

Westchester Day School won first place at its second debate match of the academic year, in the yeshiva middle school debate league. The entire debate team did an incredible job preparing for the meet and made WDS very proud.

MTA Supports Sharsheret Pink Day

MTA talmidim, rebbeim and faculty were proud to support Sharsheret Pink Day on Wednesday, February 13, and raised more than $500 for Sharsheret’s vital programs and services.


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