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Featured Alumnus: Josh Appel (’17) Represents Four Generations!

Author: mta | July 24, 2017, 2:27 am
Josh with his father Michael ('87)

Josh Appel (’17) follows in the footsteps of his father Michael Appel (’87), grandfathers Rabbi Shlomo Appel (’63) and Dr. Stanley Landsman (’55), and great-grandfather Hyman Lifschitz (’28). Additionally, both Josh’s grandmothers – Miriam Grossman Appel and Esther Lifschitz Landsman – are graduates of sister-school YUHSG/Central and his paternal great-grandfather Rabbi Gersion Appel, a graduate [...]


J.R. Rothstein (’01) Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Author: mta | July 17, 2017, 1:19 am

Yehuda “J.R.” Rothstein, a 2001 graduate of the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/ Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA), has received a Fulbright award from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Rothstein will spend eight months as a visiting scholar at the University of Toronto Faculty of [...]


MTA Students and Alumni are Part of Historic YU Siyum

Author: mta | June 16, 2017, 6:39 pm

Yeshiva University students and alumni from across the University’s many Judaic studies programs and around the globe came together on Tuesday to celebrate their historic siyum on Masechet Kiddushin. More than 100 students completed the masechta together, including undergraduates, students at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, students in the Gruss Kollel in [...]


Seniors End Off The Year with a Bang on Senior Trip

Author: mta | June 16, 2017, 6:39 pm
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by Ari Englander (’17)

Over the course of three days, the seniors enjoyed a jam packed senior trip, a great way to cap off their four years at MTA. Monday morning, after shacharis, the boys headed to Coastal Sports, where, as the name implies, we enjoyed playing a variety of sports in the [...]


Class of ’17 Graduates!

Author: mta | June 16, 2017, 6:38 pm

by Raziel Siegman (’17)

On Monday, MTA held its 99th annual commencement ceremonies, celebrating the graduation of this year’s senior class. The evening began with the processional led by Shuey Jacoby, the singing of the National Anthem by the YUHSB Choir, and the Presiding Remarks of Rabbi Kahn. After this, Ezra Wildes (’17) [...]


Hundreds Celebrate Incredible Year of Torah at MTA

Author: mta | June 11, 2017, 6:02 pm

by Noam Putterman (’18)

On Thursday night, the Yeshiva convened in Furst Hall for its annual Seudas Preidah, celebrating the conclusion of a year of incredible Torah learning and over 100 siyumin! The talmidim were joined by parents, faculty, numerous YU Roshei Yeshiva and even new YU President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman.

After [...]


Students Pitch Their Business Ideas

Author: mta | June 11, 2017, 6:02 pm
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On Monday evening, the MTA LEAD program held its culminating event, as students pitched their business ideas to members of the LEAD Executive Council. Members of the council include Dr. Tamar Avnet (Chair of the Marketing department at YU’s Sy Syms School of Business), Harris Goodman (Vice President of Business Development at Achieve3000), [...]


Sophomores Come Out On Top in Color War 2017!

Author: mta | June 11, 2017, 6:00 pm

Just after minchah on Lag BaOmer Sports Day at Camp Monroe, an audacious senior seemed to steal one camp’s golf carts, setting off a fight and having MTA kicked out of the camp… that i,s until the students got to the buses where their color war shirts were waiting for them!

That breakout [...]


Mountain Lions Kayak Pompton and Passaic Rivers

Author: mta | June 11, 2017, 6:00 pm

On Tuesday, May 30, the MTA Mountain Lions kayaked the Pompton and Passaic Rivers from Lincoln Park to Little Falls, NJ. The highlight of the amazing trip was the discovery of a flock of geese nesting on an island just north of the junction of the rivers. The female geese were sitting on [...]


MTA Celebrates Israel at the Celebrate Israel Parade

Author: mta | June 11, 2017, 5:59 pm

by Elisha Marmon (’20)

On Sunday morning, MTA participated in the annual Celebrate Israel Parade in honor of the Jewish homeland, joining with many other schools from the New York area. As part of the Yeshiva University contingent, the students and faculty marched down Fifth Avenue from 57th Street to 74th Street. The [...]