Thursday, June 04, 2020


Ma’ayanot Students Shower Bat Mitzvah Girls With Love

Becoming a bat mitzvah is an important milestone in the Jewish tradition as it is a time when a young girl is welcomed into both womanhood and adult Jewish life. While it happens automatically, there is something special about marking this milestone by having a celebration – either an intimate gathering with

Center for Jewish History Adopts Manhattan Day School Students’ Artwork

The Yeshiva University Museum at the Center for Jewish History announced that Manhattan Day School’s Middle School artwork featuring a Jewish Hall of Fame will be permanently exhibited on the first floor of the museum.

“This is a great honor for our school and our

Riverdale Student Among YU 2016 Valedictorians

On Wednesday, May 25, hundreds of students from Yeshiva University’s undergraduate schools received their degrees at YU’s 85th Commencement Ceremony at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Nine of the students were honored with the designation of valedictorian for their outstanding

Troop 613 Celebrates Israel

Troop 613 of the Hebrew Institute of White Plains marched up Fifth Avenue on Sunday to support Israel in the 2016 Celebrate Israel Parade.

WDS Stands With Israel

WDS students, parents and faculty gathered in Manhattan on Sunday to march in the Celebrate Israel Parade, sporting their blue t-shirts, waving

Israeli flags and carrying beautiful artwork.

Carmel Academy Students Utilize STEM in Simulated Space Mission

Carmel Academy’s fifth graders were transported to the year 2040 as they took part in the Challenger mission at the Discovery Museum & Planetarium in Bridgeport. There they manned a redesigned spaceship and orbited a control station for a simulated research space mission.

Acting as

Frisch and Bruriah Students Place in Top Three at Nationwide CIJE-Tech Young Engineers Conference

Nearly 800 students from more than 40 Jewish day schools nationwide presented year-end capstone projects last week, exhibiting their engineering and problem-solving skills as part of the CIJE-Tech High School Engineering Program. CIJE Tech Young Engineers conferences were held recently in the Five Towns, New York, Los Angeles and

Ice Cream Surprise Offers Unforgettable Lesson for Carmel Academy’s Third Graders

Most people who have tasted Talenti gelato agree that it is delicious, but for Carmel Academy’s third graders the icy treat has become part of their classroom culture—all in the name of learning.

What began as a fun way to practice math and science skills turned out to be a lesson that the

Darcy Stack Embarks on Intense Naval Training

Darcy Stack, a graduate of Westchester Hebrew High School in Mamaroneck, New York, will be inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2020 on Thursday, June 30, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer.

Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected

WDS Kindergarten Is Out and About in the Community

Westchester Day School kindergarteners capped off a unit of study about communities with a community trip. The students’ first stop was the police station where they toured the 911 call center, met new recruits, detectives and the chief, saw the holding pens, the fingerprint machine, interrogation room and the courtroom.

Stein Yeshiva Receives Technology Grant

Students Embark on Geocaching Adventures

Stein Yeshiva is one of three schools in Yonkers that New York State has selected to participate in an exciting three-year technology grant. This year’s focus is to develop a program using blended learning to support

Bi-Cultural Hosts Two Leading Authors

Bi-Cultural Day School celebrated National School Library Month of April by hosting two inspiring children’s book authors—one a local first-time author and the other a best-selling internationally-acclaimed writer. Each captivated their audience with inspiring stories of storytelling and writing.

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