Bearing some of the coldest Friday night weather the New Rochelle Jewish community has ever seen, approximately 250 Young Israel of New Rochelle members and their friends and families attended the fifth annual YINR Cholent Throwdown and Kugel Expo on February 20th.
On February 11, MTA had the privilege of having Dr. Cenk Sumen address the Honors College and Applied Science club regarding cell therapy. Dr. Sumen works for a company called Progenitor Cell Therapy (PCT), which works on healing people through the use of varying cell therapies.
Competing with 450 students from schools as far as Brazil and South Africa, SAR’s Model UN team successfully defended its title of winning delegation at the annual YUNMUN (Yeshiva University National Model UN) conference. Kol Hakavod to Ariella Schneider, Ben Perla, Ben Elias, Shalhevet Schwartz, Toba Stern, Allison Herstic, Avi
On February 19th, special programming kick-started the festive season of simcha for the whole MTA family. The previous night, the visiting Makor Chaim exchange students decorated the halls and library with awesome decorations, helping to set the tone for the day. They then helped lead a special Rosh Chodesh davening in Lamport
As long as I can remember, my mid-winter break in February has been one of the most anticipated weeks of the year. Although my school also has a week-long break at the end of December, our mid-winter break is when my family and I get a chance to escape the cold of New York City and spend a week together in a warmer climate where we
The Sport Management Mentoring Program was implemented to expose local high school students, ages 15-18, to various careers associated with professional sports. On a monthly basis, the New York Yankees work in conjunction with various schools/organizations that identify approximately 25 students to attend an interactive
Every year, a group of MTA students joins Yeshiva University’s Political Action Committee (YUPAC) lobby mission to Washington, DC, and this year was no different. Participating students had to practice their advocacy skills in advance, starting with a half-day training session held on February 1st, at which they prepared their
Sharon, Mass—My husband and I chose The Binah School carefully for our daughter Chana. We were impressed that the co-founders of this new school realized their educational model is ground-breaking, ran a pilot program before opening a year later as a full-time school in 2012. They were successful at gaining the interest of one of
What is the equivalent to a SAT prep course for mid-term exams? At MTA, it is called Study Night. In what has become an MTA tradition, students and teachers stayed in school for three hours on the final night of classes in preparation for the upcoming mid-terms. About 150 students stayed to study and prepare
The Koren Ani Tefilla Siddur, the Hebrew/English weekday prayer book with translation by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Kressel and Ephrat Family University Professor of Jewish Thought at Yeshiva University, and commentary by Rabbi Dr. Jay Goldmintz, adjunct professor at YU’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish