Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Schools

Stein Yeshiva Students Experience Chanukah Workshop

There is great excitement in the air at Stein Yeshiva, as the children prepare for Chanukah. The PTA sponsored an olive oil workshop so that the students could see the process of taking olives, pressing them and extracting the oil from all of the crushed olives. The children made their own wicks and lit a menorah

WDS Learns the Art of Making Oil

On the first day of Chanukah, Westchester Day School welcomed Sruly Deitsch from Bronxville Chabad Jewish Center, who came to help the students discover the ancient art of olive pressing. As it was done during the time of the Chanukah story, students refined the olive oil in the way it was needed for the Menorah in the

WDS: Bringing Books to Life

The annual book fair at Westchester Day School is always an exciting time when students, parents and faculty come together to share their love of reading. This year, in particular, the magic of literacy came to life when a special visitor greeted the WDS family: Janice Hechter, illustrator of favorites like “The Great

Ma'ayanot Alumna Returns to Teach Lobbying

Alumna Ayalet Kahane ('06), who currently serves as AIPAC Associate Area Director, Bergen and Rockland Counties, came to speak with students in the 12th grade U.S. Government classes about the role of a lobbyist in general, and about the important work she does for AIPAC in particular.

RYNJ Students Show Thanks

TABC Shines at History Bowl

This past Sunday, TABC hosted the Bergen County's History Bowl Sunday competition. Over 100 students from 14 schools participated. Previously,TABC was the first yeshiva to take part in the special Sunday competition and was at the forefront of subsequently getting other yeshivot involved, four of whom attended this year.

MTA College Bowl Fares Well

Last Thursday, the Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) College Bowl Dandy Lions traveled to Heschel for their first meet of the year. The junior varsity team soundly took care of business, winning all four games they played against Heschel, Ramaz, Flatbush and Magen David. Sophomore Noam Putterman answered clutch questions in

Names Not Numbers Hears From Leading Holocaust Expert

Last Monday, Yeshiva University High School for Boys’ (MTA) Names Not Numbers program and the entire senior class was privileged to meet with Dr. Michael Berenbaum. He gave an informative presentation about filming documentaries and about Kristallnacht, the 77th anniversary of which was commemorated that day. Dr. Berenbaum is a

Carmel Academy Announces New Partnership With Mechon Hadar

Carmel Academy, a nationally recognized thought leader in day school education, is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Mechon Hadar, the internationally acclaimed center for Jewish leadership and learning.

In the inaugural program of this new partnership, Mechon Hadar co-founder and

Bi-Cultural Presents Sixth Grade Chag HaTanach

On Thursday, October 29, Bi-Cultural Day School presented each student of the sixth grade class with their own Tanach (Bible) in a celebration that included song, reflection and special readings from the Tanach. Students shared stories and values that they have learned from characters in each of the Tanach’s three

Carmel Academy Announces New Partnership With Mechon Hadar

Carmel Academy, a nationally recognized thought leader in day school education, is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Mechon Hadar, the internationally acclaimed center for Jewish leadership and learning.

In the inaugural program of this new partnership, Mechon Hadar co-founder and

Students Have a Desk to Stand on at Bi-Cultural

Rather than going to class and taking a seat, many middle schoolers at Bi-Cultural Day School will now be able to go to class and take a stand.

As part of the recent grant from the JEIC (Jewish Education Innovation Challenge) for the award-winning Jewish Studies Masora program, Bi-Cultural has

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