Daily Archives: May 13, 2019

Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut Events at our High Schools

Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central) At Central, it was an intense and exciting week on the Jewish calendar. On Wednesday, May 8, students marked Yom Hazikaron with a traditional tekes [ceremony] honoring Israel’s fallen. Pictures of soldiers and citizens, killed defending the State of Israel, lined the hallways, and students

YU High Schools Commemorate Yom HaShoah

The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, MTA hosted a meaningful Yom HaShoah program, which began with opening remarks from Rabbi Joshua Kahn, head of school, followed by Nadav Heller, a senior, who talked about his experience interviewing a Holocaust survivor as part of MTA’s “Names,