Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Power of Words at SAR

SAR Academy dedicated Ta’anit Esther to its 5th Annual Power of Words Day. This program was inspired by SAR parent and dear friend to the community Matt Fenster, z”l, who, in the last few months of his life, challenged all those around him to avoid lashon hara and to engage in lashon tov. As students gathered on the steps for

SAR High School Science Olympiad Team Wins!

The SAR Science Olympiad team has won the Championship at the Board of Jewish Education Science Olympiad! SAR won six gold, one silver and one 4th place medals in the Olympiad’s 12 events. Over 160 students from 11 Jewish high schools in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area competed in the various events. SAR offers thanks

Riverdale’s Gan Miriam ELC Purim Pics

MTA Junior Trip a Roaring Success

As the MTA Juniors made their way into school on Wednesday morning, there was a special energy in advance of their annual grade trip. After davening, the students boarded the coach buses and headed straight to the Connecticut Sportsplex, where they played laser tag, whirlyball, and football in the massive domed field at the

Westchester Chabad Hosts Successful Purim Candyland Event

Thursday’s snowfall was no match for all the families who enjoyed the festivities during the Purim holiday at the Chabad Alef Bet Preschool in New Rochelle.

The Chabad facility was adorned with decorative candy from floor to ceiling, and families dressed in

MTA 10th Graders Help Out at Masbia

Rabbi Axelrod’s 10th grade MTA shiur had the privilege to go to the Masbia soup kitchen in Queens and help out in feeding the needy. The shiur split up into two groups, one group which helped with packaging in a room full of onions and potatoes, and another which, using their Russian-speaking skills, helped get people in need the

MTA’s Asher Finkelstein Named National Merit Finalist

The National Merit Scholarship Qualifying competition for the class of ’15 is now complete, and once again YUHSB has placed a student among the finalists. Asher Finkelstein, a Memphis native, was recognized by National Merit as one of the most outstanding students in the country. Only 15,000 finalists are chosen each year out of

SAR Purim Pics Scrapbook

Westchester Torah Academy Purim Pics

Fifth Annual YINR Cholent Throwdown Draws Record-Breaking Crowd

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.

Fourteen entrants

Dr. Cenk Sumen Addresses MTA Honors College and Applied Science Club

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.

Before delving

YU Apps Win Digital Marketing Awards

New YorkFor the second year in a row, two of Yeshiva University’s mobile applications have been recognized as winners in the Higher Education Marketing Report’s 2014 Education Digital Marketing Awards. Created for the

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