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 […]
Walking through Central Park a few weeks ago, BJ Frenkel (’05) bumped into Mr. Lenny Wetzler, the former MTA Librarian who retired in 2010 after many years at the school. He was saddened to learn that Mr. Wetzler’s identical twin brother, Peter, who often visited MTA, passed away almost a year ago.
With Peter’s first […]
On Motzaei Shabbos, January 17th, MTA held its annual reunion for alumni studying in Eretz Yisrael, at the OU Center in Yerushalayim. Graduates from the past couple of years enjoyed the opportunity to reconnect over pizza, cake, and soda, and were joined by both Rabbi Taubes and Rabbi Shulman who were in for the […]
On Tuesday night, Rabbi Avraham Shulman, Senior Rebbe and Grade Mashgiach, gave a beautiful and inspiring shiur to MTA alumni who are currently studying in YU’s undergraduate colleges. There was a very nice and warm sense of achdus and chevra in the room.
After the shiur, a large number of the alumni stayed for a while to eat doughnuts and just “shmooze.” It […]
We would like to extend a warm welcome back to Mr. Shuey Jacoby (’02) who has returned to MTA to serve as the Executive Director of Yeshiva University High Schools. See the full press release here
by Akiva Shmalo (’16)
Last Thursday, our Hebrew class had the privilege of a visit from Shmuel Mirsky, an MTA alumnus and the brother of current MTA junior Daniel Mirsky. Mr. Mirsky made aliyah several years ago and joined the Israeli armed forces. Since then, he has gifted MTA students with a visit more than once to be […]
As told by Rabbi Hecht at a farewell dinner in his and Rabbi Borenstein’s honor.
As printed in The Academy News
You may recall that several years ago we were visited by a Rosh Yeshiva from Eretz Yisrael who asked each of us—what unique contribution do you bring to the Yeshiva? I replied אני […]
As printed in The Academy News
I have been told by some retired friends that retirement is one long vacation where you can take cruise ships around the world, spend the winter in Florida, and relax on some fancy resort. However, the Torah has a different definition of retirement. In the beginning of Parshas Vayeshev, Rashi brings […]
On Sunday, June 8th, over 20 MTA students and alumni, joined by General Studies Principal Dr. Seth Taylor, Dean of Students Mr. Adam Dobrick, Chemistry instructor Mr. Chayim Goldberg and Marketing/Recruitment Advisor Shuey Jacoby (who served on the race’s board) participated in the Race to Save Lives, raising over $1,000 for the annual event, which is […]