Friday, August 14, 2020


WDS Second Grade Explores Transportation Unit

Second grade created a mural of the campus to express their understanding of transportation at WDS. Students gathered information to answer the question: How does transportation impact the WDS community? Through this unit, students experienced countless trips and visits from

SAR Academy Hosts FIRST Lego League Qualifying Tournament

SAR Academy was privileged to host its second FIRST Lego League (FLL) qualifying tournament on Sunday, February 2. Twenty-two teams from various schools and organizations in New York City competed at SAR, and 10 teams were chosen to advance to the next level of competition. After

Yeshivat Frisch Wears Pink For Sharsheret Pink Day

Yeshivat Frisch wore pink on Wednesday, Feb. 12, for Sharsheret’s Pink Day! The entire yeshiva, which emphasizes kindness as a core value of its community, was proud to support Sharsheret’s work in spreading awareness of breast cancer and cancer genetics and helping families

Kinneret Art Students Explore The Work of Edith Halpert

Once again Kinneret Day School had the opportunity to partner with the Jewish Museum. Fourth and fifth grade students viewed the Edith Halpert exhibit, which was the first exhibit to explore her impressive career. The teaching artist in collaboration with students were

Bi-Cultural Engineers Take Home Top Prize in Hackathon Competition

A team of students from Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy (BCHA) Upper School have emerged champions of the 2020 Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education (CIJE) Hackathon, held Wednesday, January 29, at Yeshiva University in New York City. The team’s victory follows on

WDS First Graders Deliver Amazing Chagigat HaSiddur

Mazal tov to WDS first grade students! The children were thrilled to receive their first siddur at Chag HaSiddur on Thursday morning. Kitah aleph sang, danced and performed beautifully to a “packed house” followed by delicious treats. Their parents, grandparents, extended families and

Westchester Torah Academy Hosts State Fair

America the Beautiful was on full display as fourth graders presented WTA’s first annual State Fair. Months in the making, the State Fair is a multidisciplinary project that combines research, writing, editing, costuming, the assemblage of found objects and the creation of

First Graders at Westchester Torah Academy Receive First Siddurim

On February 2, kitot alef at WTA celebrated their Chagigat Siddur.

In preparation for this momentous occasion, the two first grade classes

KDS Middle School Students Attend UN Holocaust Day Ceremony

On Monday, January 27, the seventh and eighth graders of Kinneret Day School attended “75 Years After Auschwitz,” the United Nations’ official Holocaust Memorial Ceremony. Each year since 2006, the UN has marked January 27, as their International Day of

Stein Yeshiva Thanks Local Precinct

On Wednesday, January 15, children of the Stein Yeshiva nursery took a special walking trip over to the Second Precinct Police Station of Yonkers. Accompanying the children was parent volunteer and Hatzalah member, Ben Langstein. The Langstein family sponsored breakfast for the

Kinneret Families Stand Against Hate at NY Community March

RYNJ Has Siyum Bereshit

This past Friday, the children of RYNJ’s pre-k had a wonderful time celebrating at a siyum for Sefer Bereishit! The children and morot came dressed as their favorite characters from the parshiyot. We had children and teachers dressed as Noach, Avraham, Sarah, Eliezer, Yizchack, Rivka,

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