Avishai (Isaac) Chelst, a Southfield, MI, native and senior at The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy – Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MSTA) in New York City, was one of 236 students nationwide to be named a Distinguished Finalist of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for his community service project Aliyat Regel, an eight-week exercise program.
Hakarot ha’tov (expressions of gratitude) was the motivation and theme of a recent trip to the Republic of Palau by 10 students from Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy—Yeshiva University High School for Boys. The students embarked Jan. 9 on the 10-day journey to show their appreciation for the tiny North Pacific nation’s steadfast support of Israel in the United Nations.
Bruce Adolphe, a composer and principal lecturer of the Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center, spoke to a group of students at Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy-Yeshiva University High School for Boys on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The talk, part of a lecture series “How Does a Jewish Artist Function in a Secular Society?” was sponsored by ARISTA, the high school honor society. Adolphe is also a lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has written music for Israeli violinist Itzhak Perlman.