Thanks to the hundreds of parents who joined us this past Sunday for our Annual Parent Son Learning morning. The event featured an inspiring keynote address from RIETS Dean Rabbi Menachem Penner, parent-son chevrusahs, and shiur given by our rebbeim. The positive feedback from both parents and students was overwhelming. “Parent Son Learning was the perfect way […]
Congratulations to MTA Junior Joseph Friedman, who has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Joseph joins 16,000 other semifinalists around the country in competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships to be offered next spring. Approximately 1.6 million Juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship program by taking the 2016 PSAT. The nationwide pool of […]
A group of 6 MTA Seniors embarked on a relief mission through the Orthodox Union this week, providing critical assistance to the Houston Jewish community impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Under the supervision of Executive Director Shuey Jacoby, the students spent three days helping families whose homes experienced significant flooding with packing up and moving their […]
Josh Appel (’17) follows in the footsteps of his father Michael Appel (’87), grandfathers Rabbi Shlomo Appel (’63) and Dr. Stanley Landsman (’55), and great-grandfather Hyman Lifschitz (’28). Additionally, both Josh’s grandmothers – Miriam Grossman Appel and Esther Lifschitz Landsman – are graduates of sister-school YUHSG/Central and his paternal great-grandfather Rabbi Gersion Appel, a graduate […]
Yehuda “J.R.” Rothstein, a 2001 graduate of the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/ Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA), has received a Fulbright award from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Rothstein will spend eight months as a visiting scholar at the University of Toronto Faculty of […]
Yeshiva University students and alumni from across the University’s many Judaic studies programs and around the globe came together on Tuesday to celebrate their historic siyum on Masechet Kiddushin. More than 100 students completed the masechta together, including undergraduates, students at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, students in the Gruss Kollel in […]
by Ari Englander (’17)
Over the course of three days, the seniors enjoyed a jam packed senior trip, a great way to cap off their four years at MTA. Monday morning, after shacharis, the boys headed to Coastal Sports, where, as the name implies, we enjoyed playing a variety of sports in the […]
by Raziel Siegman (’17)
On Monday, MTA held its 99th annual commencement ceremonies, celebrating the graduation of this year’s senior class. The evening began with the processional led by Shuey Jacoby, the singing of the National Anthem by the YUHSB Choir, and the Presiding Remarks of Rabbi Kahn. After this, Ezra Wildes (’17) […]
by Noam Putterman (’18)
On Thursday night, the Yeshiva convened in Furst Hall for its annual Seudas Preidah, celebrating the conclusion of a year of incredible Torah learning and over 100 siyumin! The talmidim were joined by parents, faculty, numerous YU Roshei Yeshiva and even new YU President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman.
On Monday evening, the MTA LEAD program held its culminating event, as students pitched their business ideas to members of the LEAD Executive Council. Members of the council include Dr. Tamar Avnet (Chair of the Marketing department at YU’s Sy Syms School of Business), Harris Goodman (Vice President of Business Development at Achieve3000), […]