Thursday, June 04, 2020

Schools

Westchester Day School Students Engage in Pre-Pesach Chesed

On Thursday April 7, Westchester Day School seventh graders participated in their annual pre-Pesach Chesed trip with the Bronx Jewish Community Council. Students traveled to Co-Op City to package over 150 Pesach food gifts for seniors in the local Jewish Bronx communities. In addition to packaging the food, students traveled to the

Guest Speakers Bring Real-World Perspectives to Ma’ayanot

On Monday, April 4, alumna Ilana Levin ‘03 returned to Ma’ayanot to present to Ms. Sarah Gordon’s 10th grade Talmud class on the topic “Minor, Mother, and Murderer: Can Anyone be Trusted as a Witness?”  The class, which is currently learning Masechet Makkot, was treated to a comparative law lesson that explored

Chesed Is Ingrained in the TABC Experience

TABC instills in all of its talmidim the critical importance of engaging in acts of chesed. The students recently had two  opportunities to put that ideal into action. First, a group went on a chesed trip to Baltimore where they prepared, served and cleaned up lunch in a homeless shelter. They then returned to  New

MTA Students Lobby on Capitol Hill

April 7 served as a meaningful and productive day on two fronts for the Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) students who participated in the school’s annual lobbying mission to Washington D.C. The Hatzioni Club members who partook in this event had been preparing for weeks in advance by researching bills and

Westchester Summer Day Builds New Hockey Rink

As the weather gets warmer, Westchester Summer Day is gearing up for summer and for its new rink and floor hockey program. In support of this new program, WSD is constructing a brand new outdoor hockey rink that will be up and running for Summer 2016. Children will be learning and playing the game of floor hockey through

Westchester Day School Explodes With Purim Joy

Purim Comes Alive at WTA

Carmel Academy Launches Cutting-Edge Parent Volunteer Program

There was a famous Syms advertisement that said: “An educated consumer is our best customer.”

That is the premise of a new volunteer program at Carmel Academy, which enables parents to donate their time and expertise to the school without sacrificing too much time away from

Carmel Students Receive Top Honors in North American Judaic Art and Poetry Contests

Two Carmel Academy students have been selected for top honors in North American Judaic art and Hebrew poetry contests.

Carmel Academy fifth grader Sophie Citron was chosen for the Staff Pick Award in the RAVSAK North American Judaic Art Contest. Her entry, inspired by American pop

TABC Explodes With Purim Joy

Purim started early in TABC with the annual pre-Purim Shabbaton. TABC is fortunate to have so many of its rebbeim living locally and they were therefore able to host all the participating talmidim for Shabbat lunch. Everyone joined together for the first seudah, a lively tish, seudah shlishit and for several shiurim. The Shabbaton

Frisch Math Educators Participate in Rutgers Conference

A cadre of Frisch math educators, led by Mrs. Sabrina Bernath, Chair of Frisch’s math department, attended the 30th Annual Conference at Rutgers University on, “Good Ideas in Teaching Precalculus and Algebra, Calculus, Geometry, Discrete Mathematics, Probability and Statistics With Technology.”

Ma’ayanot Students and Faculty Attend AIPAC

A group of Ma’ayanot students, accompanied by Ma’ayanot faculty members Elana Flaumenhaft and Enid Goldberg, traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to participate in AIPAC’s annual lobbying mission. One Ma’ayanot family, the Cohen family, had the honor of sending three sisters, alumna Michal ‘12 and current students Elisheva ‘16

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