On Wednesday night the JV Basketball Lions took on the JEC Thunder in the first round of the playoffs. “The Max” was packed and the fans were ready to cheer on MTA, the favorite in this matchup. After an heartpounding introduction of the Lions team – featuring smoke and lasers – the Lions were ready to [...]
by Yaakov Kurlantzick(’16) and Naftali H. Horowitz(’16)
The MTA Lions, having placed seventh last year, astounded the Yeshiva wrestling world by taking third place at the 20th Annual Wittenberg Wrestling Invitational Tournament. With two wrestlers taking first place, two taking second place, two taking third place, one taking fourth place, two taking fifth place, the [...]
On Wednesday, MTA LEAD students who submitted business ideas were paired up with students from YU’s Sy Syms School of Business who will be mentoring them over the course of the semester, helping them develop their ideas in advance of the MTA students’ “Shark Tank” presentation later in the year in front of the [...]
We are very excited for Gedaliah Zemel (’15), who will compete next Thursday in a Shakespeare Competition at the New York Public Library. Gedaliah will present alongside students from fifty other private and public schools, and will regale the crowd with a monologue from “The Merchant of Venice.” He was artfully coached by Ms. Lewis and Mrs. Levitt, [...]
MTA Chagigas Stereotypes | Purim Chagiga 2015 Click here for photos Thursday’s Rosh Chodesh Adar programming kick-started the festive season ofsimcha for the whole MTA family. The previous night, the visiting Makor Chaim boys decorated the halls and Library with awesome decorations, helping to set the tone for the day, and they then helped [...]
Due to MTA’s association with Yeshiva University, our students are afforded incredible opportunities to connect with YU/RIETS Roshei Yeshiva. This past week, we kicked off our new semester of chaburas, allowing students to learn and to develop relationships with these world renowned Talmidei Chachomim on a personal level. Interested talmidim were divided into small groups, each of which meets [...]
by Yehuda Weschler (’16)
This past Wednesday, MTA had the privilege of havingDr. Cenk Sumen address the Honors College and Applied Science club regarding Cell Therapy. Dr. Sumen works for a company called Progenitor Cell Therapy (PCT), which works on healing people through the use of varying cell therapies.
Before delving into his lecture, Dr. [...]
Mazel tov to Rabbi Danto’s shiur on their siyum of the first perek of Masseches Megillah this week. After completing the perek, the shiur celebrated this wonderful milestone in their learning with singing and dancing.
They then headed to Bowler City for a few enjoyable and competitive games of bowling. Afterwards, they went to Rabbi Danto’s parents’ home in Teaneck for a delicious seudah which was accompanied [...]
by Ari Kimmelfeld (’18)
On Tuesday evening, a number of students chose to stay after school to attend a business plan workshop presented by Dr. Galit Ben-Joseph, Clinical Assistant Professor of Management at YU’s Sy Syms School of Business. Dr. Ben-Joseph also serves as an Executive Director and Financial Advisor at J.P. Morgan Securities. [...]
On Friday, February 6th, students in the MTA LEAD program had the opportunity to attend the Kukin Lecture Series and hear from Executive Vice-President and General Counsel of the Madison Square Garden Company, Mr. Lawrence Burian.
Mr. Burian provided a detailed overview of the business of sports and entertainment and explained his leadership role [...]