Friday, March 22, 2019


Kinneret Nursery Pays Tribute to Neighborhood Police

KDS preschool students focused on “helping hands” this past month. They invited heroes from the 50th precinct to thank them for their incredible service to the community.

MDS Students Visit the Met

MDS first graders visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art to continue their art education of artists such as Piet Mondrian and Vassily Kandinsky who use color theory and music to create their artwork. At the MET, the students learned about the artists Joel Shapiro and moved their bodies like the sculpture and Piet Mondrian and his

WTA Stands With Our Brothers and Sisters in Israel

In light of recent news from the south of Israel, each class at Westchester Torah Academy prepared a poster of support for our brothers and sisters. The school designated a special time to pray for those effected, and for the soldiers of Tzahal who protect them every day.

SAR Marks Kristallnacht and Veterans Day

On Monday, November 12, the high school was privileged to hear from Walter Spier in a joint Kristallnacht commemoration and Veterans Day program. Spier was born and spent his childhood in a small town in Germany and remembers the events of Kristallnacht in 1938. He survived the Holocaust and after liberation was helped and looked

RYNJ Gives Thanks

Wednesday, November 21, the day before Thanksgiving, was an extraordinary day for the RYNJ middle school. RYNJ student council decided that the theme for the second Kiddush Levana breakfast, would be giving thanks. Along with a delicious breakfast with some special treats, the greatest treat was the demonstration

WTA Fourth Graders Celebrate Mesibat Navi

Students at Westchester Torah Academy welcomed their families into a “living museum” of Jewish history where they portrayed different important figures and leaders within Neviim Rishonim. Families enjoyed a beautiful performance by the students which included songs sung in Hebrew as well as a fun Hebrew trivia

WDS Says Hello to Fall With a Nature Walk

On the first crisp autumn day, KH fell in love with nature on their first fall walk around the  gorgeous WDS campus. As scientists, they explored and examined leaves, pods, seeds, flowers and more. They used their eyes and magnifying glasses to enlarge small items. They delighted in the beautifully colored leaves. As part

RYNJ Students Vote

Pre-k students voted on their favorite noodle shape: elbows vs. ziti. And the winner is...elbows! The children enjoyed a special winning-noodle lunch to celebrate the victory.

Bi-Cultural Students Send Messages of Comfort and Hope to Pittsburgh

In  the wake of the tragedy in PIttsburgh, students at Stamford’s Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy (BCHA) created Stars of Hope, painting wooden “stars” filled with heartfelt messages of kindness and understanding. The stars were then sent to members of Pittsburgh’s Jewish community to help comfort those grieving the

SAR HS Advisory Chesed Trips Hit the Ground Running 

There are so many opportunities for chesed at SAR. In addition to the multitude of chesed clubs and grade wide chesed activities throughout the year, every advisory also selects a day to go on a chesed trip together.

As part of the advisory chesed program, freshmen will volunteer at Manhattan

Carmel Students Explore the Life and Legacy of Yitzhak Rabin

The assassination of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was a pivotal moment in the history of Israel and the Jewish people. For many Israeli and American Jews, the moment that Rabin was assassinated by Yigal Amir, a fellow Jew, left an indelible mark on their lives and on the consciousness of Israeli

Yeshivat Netzach/Westchester Torah Academy Holds First Annual ‘Lomdim Kulanu Yachad’ Learn-A-Thon

The excitement filled the hallways of WTA on Rosh Chodesh Kislev as students, teachers and the community began the day with a school-wide tekes and a musical Hallel b’tzibur that supporters were able to watch live. The ‘Lomdim Kulanu Yachad’ campaign featured rabbis and scholars from around the world sharing

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