Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Schools

Kinneret Day School Builds A Tree

Kinneret Day School is building a tree! You read that right! Kinneret Day School’s unique after-school program where children study and play parts in a Shakespearean play is building a tree for the forest set! Last year, these talented children played in “Macbeth.” This year, they are doing “A Midsummer

MTA Freshmen and Sophomores Join 800 Talmidim in Voluntary Torah Learning Program

MTA talmidim in Rabbi Danto’s freshman shiur have voluntarily taken it upon themselves to not only be mesayem the entire Masechet Megilla, but to also do chazara on each daf at least four times. As part of this unique initiative, the entire shiur was invited to participate in a very special event, held on Thursday, April 11, and

Nashir Comes to SAR HS

On Wednesday, April 3, SAR HS was proud to host the annual Nashir Choral Festival. More than 150 students representing the choirs of North Shore Hebrew Academy, The Yeshivah of Flatbush, Ramaz Upper School and The Abraham Joshua Heschel High School, joined the SAR choir for a day of singing and learning.

SAR HS Holds Blood Drive 

On Tuesday, April 9, SAR was recognized as the Top High School blood donor group in the Bronx. The award was presented at the Bronx Blood Drive Chairpersons event, held at the Bronx Zoo.

SAR also hosted its Spring Blood Drive and collected 64 units of blood!

TABC Students Mentor Yeshivat He’Atid Sixth Graders in STEM

On Tuesday, April 16, TABC invited Yeshivat He’Atid’s students into the TABC Makerspace for a coding lesson! Six of the 12th grade engineering students (Ariel Gross, Avi Gold, Moshe Golubtchik, Yonatan Katz, Natan Mendelson and Yoni Zirman) planned out a coding lesson for the sixth grade Yeshivat He’Atid

Naaleh Runs Program on Body Image, Health and Self Esteem

Naaleh students participated in a program about body image in teenagers, emphasizing how body image is not just about one’s physical appearance, but also about how individuals view themselves in their own minds. In an engaging discussion facilitated by school psychologist Dr. Ruth Glasser, the girls considered factors that influence body

WTA Celebrates First Bar Mitzvah

Westchester Torah Academy has hit many exciting milestones this year: opening a second class for its kindergarten, welcoming grades five and six to middle school and breaking ground on the soon-to-be permanent home in New Rochelle. One of the most meaningful milestones

Stein Yeshiva Nursery Creates and Enjoys Matzah Factories

The children of the Early Childhood at Stein Yeshiva are hard at work preparing for Pesach. The children took a break from working on their haggadahs and took a trip over to the Stein Yeshiva Matzah Factory.

Kinneret Joins Area Schools in Building Interfaith Bridges

Fifth grade has successfully completed its interfaith program for 2019, sponsored by the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Kinneret Day School was one of four schools invited to participate in this unique tolerance program. Jewish and Muslim students gathered together for a variety of events to learn and share their respective

WDS Sixth Grade Plans Pre-Pesach Shoe Drive

The sixth grade class joined together to learn about tikkun olam, repairing Hashem’s world, and how performing acts of kindness that respond to others in need is a core Jewish value. The sixth graders planned and publicized a pre-Pesach shoe drive to benefit the Kids Kloset.

‘Names, Not Numbers©’ Is Viewed at SAR Academy

On Thursday night, April 4, over 200 people gathered to view SAR Academy’s “Names, Not Numbers”© documentary film. This was the school’s eleventh year participating in this meaningful Holocaust education and commemoration national program.

WDS Eighth Graders Delve Into Haggadah Assignment

As the eighth grade class prepares to enter high school, it’s important for them to reflect on what they’ve learned so far at WDS to better prepare them for what lies ahead. Morah Ronit took the long portion of Magid from the

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