With the new school year off to a great start and in light of the nature of Tishrei, RYNJ orchestrated a meaningful initiative called Machsom l’Phone. RYNJ modeled Machsom l’Phone after the widely embraced concept of Machsom l’Fi translated as “seal for the mouth.” The objective of the campaign is to
“Names, Not Numbers ©,” a YUHSB is a 12th grade elective in which participants interview survivors of the Holocaust and compile the stories into a documentary film. The class has gotten off to an excellent start. The program had an inaugural meeting this past Thursday, featuring Head of School Rabbi Michael Taubes,
Carmel Academy has been chosen by The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education (CIJE) to launch an innovative STEM engineering program designed specifically for middle school grades.
The new, yearlong course expands on Carmel Academy’s current STEM curriculum, integrating hands-on,
In the fast-paced school-environment, it is hard to imagine anything written in stone, but under the leadership of the Parhi family, Bi-Cultural has created an inspiring artistic display of four large-scale stone mosaic art pieces, with prayer and spirituality as their centerpiece.
During the first week of September, as many families were enjoying (or enduring) their last week of summer vacation, Westchester Torah Academy opened its doors for the new school year.
“We made this decision because we thought it made sense,” said Rabbi Rami Strosberg, Head of School. “But
As another amazing summer of WSD comes to a close, the counselors reflected on a truly a memorable eight weeks. The final four days were no exception; color war hit grades K-6 on Monday and Tuesday and the children participated in special activities such as swim, gaga, knockout, relay races, newcomb and dodgeball. Whether wearing red,
Carmel Academy is excited to announce that it has received a generous grant by the Better Together program that will promote intergenerational relationships between the school’s students and Greenwich seniors.
The grant will be used to establish a monthly book club, where Carmel Academy’s seventh
Carmel Academy is expanding its early childhood division this September with a transitional kindergarten program. Early childhood educator Julie Thaler is returning to Carmel Academy to spearhead the new program as the lead teacher.
“We are thrilled to welcome back Julie Thaler to our faculty,” said
Character Day 2015, which will this year be held on September 18th, is a day that calls upon participants to introspect and examine their character, while engaging in dialogue with peers about how to improve character.
“We wanted to have one day where we had one discussion where people were focused on
As a student of Bi-Cultural Day School, I have looked forward to the eighth-grade Israel Experience trip for eight years. Then finally, after such a long wait, my grade and I traveled to Israel. I had visited Israel many times before with my own family, but there is something special about going to a foreign country with your own
Michal Smart, director of Jewish studies at Bi-Cultural Day School, has recently won an Excellence in Jewish Education award from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.
The Harold Grinspoon Foundation selected 33 educators across North America to receive awards for excellence in Jewish education. A