Saturday, February 24, 2018

Schools

Stein Yeshiva Completes Yonkers Tech Grant

Stein Yeshiva is the recipient of a three-year Yonkers history technology grant called Project Yonkers. The first year of the grant, Stein students focused on learning the fine points of geocaching throughout Yonkers, finding all the hidden

SAR High School Builds Bridges

SAR HS hosted students from University Heights High School and Fieldston for the fourth Building Bridges meeting of the year. The last time they met with each other, the activities, discussions and debrief centered around issues of race, class, power, privilege and

SAR Students Attend Panel on BRCA-Related Cancer Risk

On Thursday evening, January 25, 11 SAR HS students, accompanied by Tobie Brandriss and Bob Goodman, science department chairs, had the privilege of attending an On the Brink panel discussion at the 92nd Street Y entitled, “Knowledge is Power: Understanding and Managing

Kinneret Shakespeare Society Brings in Stage Combat Expert

Kinneret Day School’s Shakespeare Society is working hard on their production of Macbeth, to be performed this coming June. Directed by Assistant Principal Allyson Israel, the Shakespeare Society is a wonderful way for students of divergent age groups to bond,

Carmel Academy’s Rabbi-In-Residence Launches Popular Parsha Class for Parents

On a recent Monday morning, a diverse group of Carmel Academy parents gathered at the Greenwich school to delve deeply into parshat hashavua, the weekly Torah reading.

The group was studying

Kinneret Fourth Graders Pay Tribute to Jewish Heroes

The fourth grade at Kinneret Day School completed their unit on Jewish heroes with their annual Jewish Heroes Wax Museum.

Each child chose a Jewish hero and researched them. The

WTA Goes Full STEAM Ahead

Westchester Torah Academy recently held its inaugural STEAM Night. Students in grades 1-5 and their parents enjoyed a diverse range of STEAM activities involving light, flight, bubbles, density and animals. What type of different materials fluoresce in UV light?

Kitah Alef Students at Westchester Torah Academy Celebrate Chagigat Siddur

An amazing milestone was reached by WTA first graders as they received their first siddur on Sunday, February 4. Students have been studying how to read directly from a siddur, how to treat a siddur and how we can relate to tefillah in a joyful

WTA Drama Club Performs First Musical Production

It was an exciting night as parents and friends gathered to watch Westchester Torah Academy’s drama club “Follow the yellow brick road” all the way to the land of Oz! Directed by Victoria Kulak,

Bi-Cultural Students Are Inspired by ‘Wonder’

Dina Zuckerberg loves talking to kids. She likes telling them about how she enjoys skiing and playing piano and doing just about anything else she sets her mind to. Just like the rest of us—and despite the fact that the now adult woman was born with a cleft lip,

Bi-Cultural Preschoolers Enjoy Tu B’Shvat

Students in the Bi-Cultural Day School early childhood program in Stamford were treated town assortment of fruits and vegetables at a special Tu B’Shvat seder filled with song and prayer, led by Early Childhood Director Rachel Bahar.

SAR HS Continues ITIM After School Torah Learning With Rabbi Harcsztark

This week in ITIM, led by Rabbi Tully Harcsztark, SAR HS principal, the students studied a teshuva of Rav Ovadia Yosef dated 3 Sivan 5727 (June 11, 1967), one day after the end of the Six Day War. The teshuva was regarding the permissibility of praying on Har Habayit, the

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