Opening Minds, Bridging Differences, Living Jewish Values.


As part of their in-depth study of New York City, author Marthe Jocelyn visited the 2nd Grade today in the Lower School Library. Jocelyn is the author of the New York City based chapter book, "The Invisible Day". Grade 2 students have been using their library time reading (and Google mapping) the book.

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The Middle School held a tekes for the 8th Graders who will be leaving for Israel after Passover. Students sang, read poems, and were given prayers to put in the Western Wall by their younger peers. Ariela, Lori, Rabbi Jack, and Steve Shapiro (President of the Board), each addressed the 8th grade in a meaningful way.

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As part of a year long hesed project, students in Grade 4 worked to create meals and prepare the dining room for the B'nai Jeshurun Judith Bernstein Lunch Program. The students had several discussions about hunger, homelessness, and other issues that those in need face.


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