Thursday, April 18, 2019

Schools

Westchester Day School Hosts Invention Convention

Westchester Day School recently hosted its biennial Invention Convention, in which middle school students showed off their homemade inventions. Students, in conjunction with their science classes, identified a problem and then designed their solutions—the inventions—as either digital apps or physical

YUHS Dinner a Smashing Success

Last Tuesday night, May 12, Yeshiva University High Schools held their annual dinner at Marina del Rey in Bronx, New York. This year’s honorees included Rabbi Steven (YUHSB ‘89) and Rachel Burg, Mr. Avi (YUHSB ’85) and Aleeza Lauer, Mrs. Ruth Fried, and Rabbi Al Cohen. The evening also paid tribute to the MTA and Central

WTA Student Recognized by NYS Comptroller

WTA first grader Daniel Delman was recognized by Tom DiNapoli, the New York State Comptroller, for his chessed and community service.

MTA Students Help Rebuild Communities - Literally

Last Sunday, a number of MTA juniors and seniors answered the chesed call of Bonim Builders, a division of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey that helps to “renovate and perform critical repairs for low income families, seniors, and the physically disabled.” The groups of students, accompanied by YUHS executive

SAR HS College Bowl Team Defeats Frisch 55-22 in the Finals

Yeshiva Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch in Washington Heights Encircles the Lag B’Omer Fire

SAR Seventh Graders Head to Boston, Learn About America’s History

SAR seventh graders went on a two-day trip to Boston last week to learn about the historical significance of the city. They witnessed a mock trial of the Salem Witch Trials by viewing a skit wherein an innocent Boston woman was accused of practicing witchcraft. The Boston Tea Party was reenacted by the students

Frisch Lag B’Omer Program in Memory of Alisa Flatow, z”l, Features Charlie Harary

PARAMUS, NJ—To commemorate the twentieth yahrzeit of Frisch alumna Alisa Flatow z”l, The Frisch School held a memorial lecture on Thursday, May 7 featuring renowned speaker Charlie Harary. More than 600 students and faculty—as well as members of Flatow’s family and many of her classmates—were in

WTA Celebrates Yom Ha’atzmaut

On Yom Ha’atzmaut, the students at WTA participated in a variety of outdoor activities that displayed their Israeli pride. After learning about Israel’s rich history throughout the weeks that preceded the celebration, they were ready to experience the beautiful land they’ve been enhancing their

Stein Yeshiva Yom Ha’atzmaut Happenings

Ma’ayanot Students Perform for Charity in Heartbeats: A Night of Song, Dance and Connection

Started several years ago by three students in the Class of 2009, Heartbeats is an annual student-created and student-directed performance open to women of the community. Each year Heartbeats organizers choose a charity to which the proceeds of that year’s performances will be donated, and over the years almost

Carmel Academy Students Lead Moving Service to Remember Israel’s Fallen

Carmel Academy’s sixth grade led a poignant community memorial service on Yom HaZikaron to honor those who lost their lives to create and sustain the state of Israel.

The Israel Memorial Day ceremony began the way Israel commemorates this solemn day, with the sounding of a minute-long

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