A family sits down to a Passover seder in the Warsaw Ghetto. Two young women fast on Yom Kippur in Auschwitz. A makeshift orchestra presents a symphonic concert in the Lodz Ghetto. A clandestine school. An underground library. A secret Shabbat service. A hidden diary.
Bernard Krutz, grandfather of RYNJ eighth grader Dina Baron, shared his amazing story of being a hidden child for the school’s eighth grade students. His memorable details of life during the Holocaust were recounted as a story of hope and survival. RYNJ was very grateful to him for spending some time with the
Not everything is black and white. That’s exactly what Carmel Academy’s eighth grade engineering students learned during a recent unit surrounding the ethical issues associated with bioengineering.
The students, who are taking a yearlong course designed to introduce them to the
On Friday, April 28, Westchester Day School seventh grade students visited the “Mazon: This Is Hunger“ community engagement program. This digital interactive museum exhibit, on national tour, was in Mamaroneck for just a few days and WDS seventh graders were lucky to have had the opportunity to visit the exhibit. This
Westchester Torah Academy will be hosting its first ever Color Run on June 11 at 10 a.m. This will be a fun-filled event that culminates the school year with family and friends and brings the entire WTA community together in support of WTA’s promise for accessible Jewish education. With a goal of raising $70,000, Color Run is an event
The International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem has accepted Erin Hupal, a middle-school social studies teacher at Bi-Cultural Day School in Stamford, into its Seminar for Educators in Jewish Day Schools to be held in Jerusalem in July. The intensive 12-day program focuses on empowering teachers to create individual Shoah
Mishkan Israel Day Camp has been the talk of the town since it first opened its doors in Stamford in 1975.
“This camp is simply fantastic!”
“What is your magic!?”
“You simply cannot find a program that provides such
SAR High School began their commemoration of Yom HaShoah with a school-wide assembly in the auditorium. As students entered the darkened room, members of student council lit up the aisles with candles as a slideshow of pictures from the Shoah appeared across the large screen with “esah einai” playing in the background.
Weeks of research, design and problem solving paid off for students who received top honors at the Science Olympiad at Touro’s Lander College for Men (LCM). The winners, Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR), Ramaz Upper School, David Renov Stahler (DRS) Yeshiva High School and Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC), were among 12 area
Approximately 400 students from around the world compete annually in the Chidon HaTanach, the renowned international Bible competition for middle and high school students. This year, for the first time, three seventh graders from Bi-Cultural Day School are among them. The results of three tests taken over the course of the year by
There were hugs and happy faces all around on Thursday, April 20, as the entire student body of Bi-Cultural Day School joined teachers, parents and staff in bidding a very joyous farewell to the Stamford school’s eighth-graders, as they prepared to board a bus that would take them to JFK International Airport for an EL