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 Yedidya Schechter (’19)
Immediately after davening last Wednesday morning, the excited sophomores boarded the buses to start a fantastic two day trip. The trip began by going to a sports complex inside a huge bubble-dome where we played sports such as kickball, ultimate frisbee, volleyball and dodgeball. It was tiring, but loads […]
Despite the “Snow Day” on Thursday, the fire of Torah was burning brightly and warming the hearts and minds of our talmidim. While everyone enjoys the occasional snow day off to rest and relax, our dedicated Rabbeim were available to make sure that every talmid had the ability to learn Torah even when everyone is […]
Taking advantage of the winter break from regular classes, members of the MTA leadership traveled to Israel to reunite with the many young alumni who are currently studying in yeshivos throughout the country. Typically, over 90% of MTA graduates spend at least one year in Israel, with about 50% of them choosing to […]
by Raziel Siegman (’17)
In preparation for their upcoming trip to the play “Martin Luther on Trial,” the Honors College heard a lecture on Thursday from Dr. Chaviva Levin, Professor of History at Yeshiva College. Professor Levin discussed many of Martin Luther’s doctrines that served as the foundations for Protestantism. The crux of […]
by Jonathan Felman (’18)
This past Sunday, MTA was filled to the brim with food, jubilance, and most important, prospective students at the annual MTA Open House. This year’s program kicked off with a delectable breakfast of donuts, danishes, fruits, and coffee, after which parents and students filtered into Lamport Auditorium where they were greeted […]
The following is the text of a hesped by Rabbi Michael Hecht, former Head of School and longtime Rebbi at YUHSB, given at the levaya of Rabbi Borenstein. Rabbi Hecht knew Rabbi Borenstein as a student, friend, and colleague for more than 50 years.
I knew Rav Shmuel ben Rav Noach for more than 50 […]
After shacharis on Wednesday, Rabbi Kahn addressed the student body to provide a short eulogy for former Israeli President Shimon Peres A”H, who had passed away the night before.
Rabbi Kahn spoke of President Peres’ love for Israel. Whether one agreed with his policies and positions or not, we have to admire and […]
by Joseph Friedman (’18)
Last Sunday, the MTA community, students and parents alike, were treated to one of the annual highlights of the school year. Parent-Son Learning Day provided a terrific chance for parents to really experience what their sons go through on a regular day. The remarkable day began with parents arriving […]
On Thursday, September 1, the faculty and staff of MTA convened for a day of in-service in advance of the start of the 2016-17 academic year, the first year of MTA’s second century and the first under the leadership of new Head of School, Rabbi Joshua Kahn.