When Revel MA student Mrs. Beanah Greenberg learned that she would receive the Shevach ve-Hodaah Teacher’s Award at Shevach High School’s annual dinner, she knew who she had to thank. “I really feel that the award in great part belongs to you and wanted you to share in my achievements,”she wrote in a letter to her Revel professors. “As a result of the scholarship gained and the methodology that I learned at BRGS, my skills as a teacher of Tanakh on a High School level were immeasurably enhanced.”
YU High Schools’ Harriet Levitt Celebrates 25 Years of Great Debates
Yeshiva University (www.yu.edu) announced today that 20 outstanding tenth graders from the Yeshiva University high schools – 10 from the Yeshiva University High School for Boys/Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (YUHSB) and 10 from the Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (YUHSG) – will be participating in a unique six-week student exchange program with Israeli high schools. Now in its second year, the program aims to immerse the American students in Israeli culture and help them connect with their Israeli counterparts.
Chaya Batya (C.B.) Neugroschl, an educator with nearly 20 years of pedagogic, curricular and administrative experience in both Limudei Kodesh and general studies, has been named head of school of the Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central). The appointment is the culmination of a search that involved parents, faculty, board members and YU administrators, spanning both the United States and Israel.
Inspired by the story of Ruth, some 200 young women assembled at Stern College for Women for an evening of Jewish scholarship and siyum [completion] presented by the Torah Leadership Network (TLN), a program coordinated by the Center for the Jewish Future (CJF). Representing high schools from across the tri-state area, the students divided into four chaburot [groups] to study and complete the entire Megillat Rut [Book of Ruth]. The evening also featured a lecture by Deena Rabinovich, an instructor in Bible at Stern and director of Stern’s Jewish Educators Project.
Yeshiva University High Schools (YUHS) will hold their Annual Dinner of Tribute on Sunday, May 16, 2010 at New York City’s Grand Hyatt. Zev and Judy (Hecht) Berman will be the guests of honor. Special tribute will be paid to their parents, Rabbi Julius and Mrs. Dorothy Berman and Rabbi Michael and Mrs. Sara Hecht. Mrs. Vera Glatt will be awarded Faculty Member of the Year and Rabbi Elie Weissman will receive the Young Leader of the Year award.
The 18th annual Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament is coming to Yeshiva University from March 26-30. The event, considered the most prestigious Jewish high school basketball tournament in North America, will feature 20 teams from across the United States and Canada. Games will be held at YU’s Max Stern Athletic Center, located on its Wilf Campus in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, as well as at Torah Academy of Bergen County and the Frisch School. Games will be broadcast live by YU students at www.macslive.com.
Four students at The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy /Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB) were named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program after performing extremely well on their Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Tests (PSAT/NMSQT). Three of the academically talented seniors are New Jersey natives Yosef Kornbluth and Moshe Shulman of Teaneck and Eli Putterman, of Bergenfield.
Four students at The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB) were named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program after performing extremely well on their Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Tests (PSAT/NMSQT). They were: New Jersey natives Yosef Kornbluth and Moshe Shulman, of Teaneck and Eli Putterman, of Bergenfield, and Toronto native Aaron Yevick.
Hundreds of high school students from across North America will gather at the Sheraton Hotel in Stamford, Connecticut to debate the world’s fate at the 19th annual Yeshiva University National Model United Nations (YUNMUN) conference. The event will take place on February 8 – 10 and is expected to draw about 450 students representing 42 high schools from both the United States and Canada.