Saturday, February 29, 2020


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

Tzitzis at Breuer’s

At Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsh Yeshiva (Breuer’s) in Washington Heights, Rabbi Gruenebaum’s 7th grade class makes its own tzitzis after learning the halachos.

SAR Defends Title at YUNMUN

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

MTA Brings In Adar With Song & Joy

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

Chesed Does Not Take a Vacation

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

SAR High School Students Hear from Yankee Mentors

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

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