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MTA Talmidim Develop Hebrew Writing Skills With Renowned Israeli Author

Author: mta | October 18, 2018, 11:20 pm

Meet The Israeli Author, an elective course for Juniors that is unique to MTA, began on Wednesday, October 17th. Spearheaded by award-winning instructor Ms. Liora Haibi, the course provides a priceless opportunity for talmidim to be mentored by renowned Israeli author Chana Bat Shachar. Throughout the year, talmidim develop their Hebrew language and creative writing [...]


MTA Freshmen Had An Amazing Time On Their Grade-Wide Hike!

Author: mta | October 18, 2018, 10:41 pm

On Thursday, October 18th, the entire MTA Freshman Grade enjoyed an exciting day of hiking.  Talmidim spent time bonding with each other and their rebbeim on the hiking trails and had a great time playing sports.  After a quick detour to 7-11 for post-sports slurpees, the day concluded with a BBQ dinner. MTA is proud [...]


MTA Celebrates Siyum In Memory Of Ari Fuld (‘91) And Hachnasas Sefer Torah

Author: mta | October 15, 2018, 3:13 pm

On Monday, October 8, 2018, MTA hosted a Siyum in memory of Ari Fuld (‘91) and Hachnasas Sefer Torah.  This meaningful and uplifting event included divrei Torah from Yeshiva University President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman (‘87) and Head of School Rabbi Joshua Kahn, and dancing the new Torah, the making of which was funded by [...]


Six MTA Seniors Recognized As National Merit Commended Students

Author: mta | October 12, 2018, 11:19 am

Six MTA Seniors – Noam Mayerfield (Teaneck, NJ), Ezra Muskat (West Hempstead, NY), Dov Pfeiffer (Bergenfield, NJ), Ariel Retter (Bergenfield, NJ), Akiva Richman (West Hempstead, NY), and Yehuda Snow (Edison, NJ) —received Letters of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Approximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the United States are being recognized for their exceptional [...]


Talmidim Learn Mishnayos In Memory Of Ari Fuld (’91), HY”D

Author: mta | October 5, 2018, 12:03 am

Talmidim enjoyed pre-Mishmar kugel and chulent on Thursday, October 4th, to kick off a meaningful evening of learning. The Beis Medrash was filled with the beautiful sounds of Torah learning during Mishmar, as talmidim learned Seder Nezikin mishnayos together in preparation for a yeshiva-wide Siyum on Monday, October 8th, in memory of Ari Fuld (‘91), [...]


Mishmar Madness Kicks Off Another Amazing Year Of Learning!

Author: mta | September 14, 2018, 1:08 am

We kicked off another amazing year of learning last night with Mishmar Madness!  More than 130 talmidim participated in this incredible event, which included chaburahs with YU talmidim, meaningful shiurim with our rebbeim to prepare us for Yom Kippur, an inspirational kumzits, and of course, a delicious Carlos & Gabby’s dinner.


Freshmen Have Fun At Their First Freshman Experience Event!

Author: mta | September 14, 2018, 12:28 am

In an effort to ensure that our Freshmen have a smooth high school transition, we offer Freshman Experience events throughout the year.  These events help Freshmen bond together as a grade and enable them to spend time outside of the classroom with their friends and rebbeim.  Freshmen had a great time at their first Freshman [...]


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 to listen to the audio recording.


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 [...]


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 [...]