The Gemara in Ketubot related how Rav Chiyya would engage in large-scale communal limud haTorah. In an effort to emulate such a lofty goal, TABC’s Rav Daniel Fridman began a six week lecture series on Megillat Rut that is open to the community. A packed house attended the first shiur last week. Rav Fridman commented that
WHHS Launches New Mentor Program
WHHS students were addressed by Jacob J. Worenklein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of US Grid Company (“USGRDCO”). This is the first in what the school plans will be many inspirational lessons for its students as they prepare for life
Ma’ayanot commemorated Yom HaShoah with a full day of meaningful programming. After morning tefillah, students experienced a moment of silence and they dedicated the day’s Torah learning to the memory of Holocaust victims from their own families. Students also slowly and contemplatively walked through a student-created Yom
Westchester Hebrew High School Takes Group to Poland
The bus ride is quiet, all eyes stare aimlessly out the window, not sure what to look for, what to expect. We are on our way to Majdaneck, an extermination camp in the center of the city of Lublin. But how do you
On Monday, May 30 at the Greenwich Hyatt Hotel at 5:30 p.m., Bi-Cultural Day School will be celebrating its 60th anniversary with the annual Celebration and Dinner.
The theme of this year’s celebratory event is “Celebrating 60 Years and Counting...On Each Other” and the school will be focusing on
In three sold-out performances on Thursday, March 31 and Sunday, April 3, the BCDS Players, Bi-Cultural Day School’s own cast of performers and technical crew followed their own yellow brick roads to success with their stage production of The Wizard Oz. The cast consisted of students in Grades 5 through 8, with
On Pesach, every person is obligated to feel as if he or she is leaving Mitzrayim. As adults we prepare ourselves for Pesach each year and through the different parts of the Seder we experience the freedom of the Jewish people. At Westchester Day School we take the concept of experiencing the
It seems built into the experiential lexicon of being a New Yorker is being wowed at some point by Lincoln Center—its magnificent architecture, inviting Plaza, compelling fountain and the excellence in the arts it houses. Surrounded by buildings that are home for The Metropolitan Opera, The New York City Ballet and The
On Tuesday, March 15, at the Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, Bi-Cultural Day School’s 7th grader Lilah Steinberg received 2nd Place Honors for her research experiment entitled, “Do plants grow faster with sugar water?” The Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair is an
Hartsdale—Each year Schechter Westchester, a Jewish Day School in Hartsdale, New York, awards one incoming ninth grader with a four-year merit scholarship. The Akiva Scholarship is given to an outstanding applicant who has never before attended Jewish Day School and covers four years of tuition. Adam Shinder, an eighth grader
It was a wedding to remember. This past week, the fourth grade girls at Manhattan Day School celebrated in the mitzvah of simchat kallah, the mitzvah of making a bride happy on her wedding day.
There were many preparations that went into getting ready for this
At Stein Yeshiva, creating meaningful learning opportunities is at the forefront of everyday learning. We believe that children learn best through hands-on actions, facilitated by thoughtful educators. Pesach is a wonderful time for meaningful learning opportunities, allowing the children to explore,