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Rabbi Schenker Educates Teachers At Inaugural YHShare Conference

Author: mta | June 21, 2018, 4:27 pm

Our Associate Principal Rabbi Shimon Schenker presented a workshop at last week’s inaugural YHShare Conference for Yeshiva High School Limmudei Kodesh Teachers. Rabbi Schenker’s workshop,Teaching Gemara to Struggling Learners, discussed how to personalize the study Gemara for students with different learning styles. Visit https://bit.ly/2K3NApR to listen to the audio recording.

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Sports Management Club Meets Former NBA Player Chris Smith

Author: mta | June 21, 2018, 4:21 pm

Our Sports Management Club ended the year on a high note with a special guest appearance from Chris Smith, former NBA player and younger brother of JR Smith.  As a new Israeli citizen and current player in the Israel Basketball League, Chris discussed his NBA career and recent conversion to Judaism.  Thanks to Jew in the [...]

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MTA Celebrates Commencement Of 100th Graduating Class

Author: mta | June 14, 2018, 7:11 pm

On Monday, June 11th, MTA celebrated the Commencement Ceremony of its 100th graduating class.  The program opened with inspiring words from Head of School Rabbi Joshua Kahn, who also acknowledged the 17 families who were experiencing their last MTA graduation as their youngest or only son graduated.  These families have been part of the MTA [...]

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MTA Talmidim Named Bronka Weintraub High School Bekius Program Grand Prize Winners

Author: mta | June 14, 2018, 5:43 pm

Mazal Tov to MTA Sophomore Kovi Pahmer and Junior Yehuda Snow, who are Grand Prize Winners in the national Bronka Weintraub High School Bekius Program!  Kovi Pahmer of Passaic, NJ came in first place in Boys Amud with a score of 99 and Yehuda Snow of Edison, NJ tied for first place in Boys Daf [...]

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Debate And Mock Trial Teams Celebrate Successful Year At Annual Dinner

Author: mta | June 14, 2018, 4:29 pm

By: Elie Benedek (‘20)

The Debate Team celebrated a successful year filled with many victories and trophies at their end-of-year dinner. This year, it was a joint event with the Mock Trial Team. The evening started off with speeches by the faculty coaches for both clubs, Mrs Levitt and Noah.  Afterwards, everyone enjoyed a great [...]

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MTA’s Shavuos In Yeshiva Is A Huge Success!

Author: mta | June 14, 2018, 4:26 pm

By: Noam Mayerfeld (‘19)

MTA hosted an inspirational Shavuos In Yeshiva for Juniors and Seniors.  Talmidim arrived at yeshiva on Erev Shabbos, excited for what promised to be an incredible Shavuos with Head of School Rabbi Joshua Kahn, Yeshiva University students, YU’s Kollel Elyon, and YU Roshei Yeshiva Rav Yitzchok Cohen, Rav Hershel Reichman, [...]

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University Of Rochester Awards Top MTA Juniors

Author: mta | June 14, 2018, 4:23 pm

The University of Rochester sponsors four prestigious awards on an annual basis, recognizing outstanding achievements in leadership and academics of high school Juniors.  MTA is proud to announce this year’s awardees: Dov Pfeiffer of Bergenfield, NJ received the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, which recognizes high achievement in Science classes, high Math scores on [...]

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MTA’s Inaugural Scholarship Campaign Culminates At Yeshiva-Wide Seduas Preidah And Siyum

Author: mta | June 11, 2018, 2:34 pm

More than 400 talmidim, rebbeim, parents, and friends joined MTA on Wednesday, June 6th, for its Yeshiva-Wide Seudas Preidah and Siyum, celebrating the Torah learning accomplishments of all talmidim and the culmination of its inaugural Scholarship Campaign, honoring Rabbi Hyman Arbesfeld (’49).  The program was sponsored by MTA alumni Eytan (’06), Noam (’08), and Ezra [...]

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Students In Morah Haibi’s Ulpan Class Demonstrate Strong Hebrew Language Skills

Author: mta | June 8, 2018, 2:06 pm

By: Ephraim Meiri (‘18) and Moshe Hecht (‘18)

Seniors in Morah Haibi’s Ulpan class enjoyed a year of rigorous programming, designed to immerse them in Israeli culture.  They finished off the year with a unique final exam. Rather than a written test, Mora Haibi asked each student to have a conversation with either Rabbi Taubes [...]

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MTA LEAD Winners Develop Safe Driving Technology

Author: mta | June 8, 2018, 1:51 pm

Benedek (’20) and Benny Mermel (’19).  The program, spearheaded by Executive Director Shuey Jacoby, was developed to empower students with the ability to build on their entrepreneurial ideas and create meaningful and sustainable business projects, while gaining lasting business and communal leadership skills. Working in teams, students are mentored by industry leaders and have the [...]

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