Wednesday, September 18, 2019


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

Exploring Africa—A Visit From Royalty to WDS

Sixth grade social studies classes completed a unit on Africa. Students explored ancient African history, government, geography, culture, the slave trade, Apartheid, the Rwandan Genocide and much more. Miss Roode taught her students an African dance that she choreographed and

MTA Lobbies for Israel on Capitol Hill

On Thursday, April 11, a group of 54 MTA talmidim and faculty headed to Washington, D.C. for MTA Israel advocacy club, Hatzioni’s, annual lobbying mission, known as MTAPAC. The group was also joined by alumni, including Josh Appel, who is currently in shana bet at Yeshivat

RYNJ Wishes You and Your Family a Chag Kasher v’Sameach

Carmel Academy Presents ‘Romeo and Juliet: The Comedy!’

Carmel Academy’s Middle School Theater Troupe proudly presented its debut production of “Romeo and Juliet: The Comedy!.” The play was directed by Carmel Academy teacher Maayan Loewenberg, who is a trained thespian and wrote the comedic interpretation

Kinneret Prepares for Pesach

From 3 year olds creating Pesach art to scholarly works for the seder, KDS prepares for Pesach.


SAR HS Drama Society Presents ‘And a Child Shall Lead’

The SAR High School Drama Society staged two superb performances of “And a Child Shall Lead.” The play, written by Michael Slade, was inspired by the writings of Jewish children imprisoned in the Theresienstadt ghetto-camp in Czechoslovakia during World War II. The words of these real-life

Carmel Academy Student Heads to State Geography Bee

Which of these countries does not border the Indian Ocean: Tanzania, Indonesia or Uzbekistan? What state straddles the Tropic of Cancer: Hawaii or Alaska?

These are the types of challenging questions Carmel Academy

WDS Debate Team Succeeds in Third Debate of the Year

WDS debaters attended their third debate of the year, where Jonah Wiesel received the top honor. Wiesel took home the first place trophy for delivering the best speech at the meet.

Third Graders at WTA Begin Kindness Campaign

Throw kindness like confetti! This has become the motto in kitah gimmel at Westchester Torah Academy as the students began a spring kindness campaign. Together with their teacher, the children spent time brainstorming different ways to be kind and then organized their thoughts

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