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Rav Amar Shares Words with Students

Author: mta | March 24, 2017, 3:32 pm

by Yair Caplan (’17)

On Tuesday, Rabbi Tanchum Cohen’s BMK Shiur had the great privilege of hearing Harav Shlomo Amar give a Shiur Klali to the entire Yeshiva University yeshiva program. Rav Amar served as Sephardic Chief Rabbi from 2003-2013 and he currently serves as Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem. Rav Amar spoke [...]


Rabbi Cohn’s Shiur Celebrates Siyum at World Ice Arena

Author: mta | March 24, 2017, 3:32 pm

A Mishna a day…every day. That is how Rabbi Eli Cohn’s 9th grade shiur starts off each morning. In fact, even on days that Yeshiva was cancelled for snow the boys kept pace by learning the daily mishna on Zoom web conference. Over the course of the year the shiur finished Maseches Kiddushin [...]


MTA Soccer Starts Off Strong

Author: mta | March 24, 2017, 3:31 pm

by Joseph Friedman (’18)

The MTA soccer team continued their promising season last Tuesday, defeating Ramaz in a home game. It was an exciting match that had MTA shining throughout. In the first quarter, MTA began a lead that would continue throughout the entire game, scoring two goals. The score was brought up [...]


MTA Joins in Yom Achdus to Celebrate Rav Herschel Schachter’s (’58) 50th Year as a RIETS Rosh Yeshiva

Author: mta | March 19, 2017, 1:29 am

by Raziel Siegman (’17)

On Wednesday, all of MTA joined Yeshiva University in their celebration of Rosh Yeshiva Rav Herschel Schachter’s 50th year of teaching Torah at YU. Instead of regular shiur, all of the different shiurum in YU, including MTA, joined for a day of unity. Different shiurum of all ages and [...]


MTA Talmidim Participate in YU Purim Chagigah

Author: mta | March 19, 2017, 1:28 am

by Elishama Marmon (’20)

This past Motzei Shabbos, Purim night, was time for the annual Yeshiva University Purim Chagigah. All MTA students and their fathers were invited to join the college students at the Max Stern Athletic Center for a night of singing, dinner, and dancing with friends, rebbeim, and Roshei Yeshiva. The [...]


MTA Rocks Inaugural Shiru High School Choir Competition

Author: mta | March 19, 2017, 1:27 am

by Ari Englander (’17)

Tuesday night marked the first ever Shiru High School Choir Competition, which was hosted at MTA. The three competing teams were MTA, TABC, and Rambam. The first round of the competition started off strong, with TABC singing “Dror Yikra” by the Maccabeats, Rambam singing MBC’s “Yavo,” and MTA singing [...]


MTA Celebrates Shushan Purim in The Den

Author: mta | March 19, 2017, 1:27 am

by Rafi Felder (’17)

This past Monday, Shushan Purim, the entire yeshiva enjoyed a festive Chagigah in celebration of this joyous holiday season. Beginning at 10:30 AM, the Chagigah in The Lion’s Den featured plenty of spirited dancing, delicious hamantashen, divrei Torah viChizuk from YU’s Rabbi Eitan Schnall, himself an MTA graduate, and [...]


Rabbi Kerner’s Shiur Enjoys Shabbaton at His Home

Author: mta | March 19, 2017, 1:25 am

by Noam Mayerfeld (’19)

On Friday, Rabbi Kerner’s shiur headed out to Monsey for the shiur shabbaton. The first stop was the St. Lawrence gym. After exciting games of basketball, and many losses to Rabbi Kerner in racquetball, who still remains undefeated, the talmidim headed to their hosts to prepare for Shabbos. They gathered in [...]


Mock Trial Gets Edged Out in Playoffs

Author: mta | March 19, 2017, 1:25 am

by David Tanner (’18)

This past Thursday, March 26th, the MTA Mock Trial Team once again represented the plaintiff, Robin Berkman, in a heated trial. The team had earned their spot in the New York City playoffs and was facing off against Ramaz. Unfortunately, MTA lost by a small margin, but it was a valiant [...]


10th Grade Honors College Visits the MET

Author: mta | March 10, 2017, 3:15 pm

by Akiva Richman (’19)

This past Wednesday, the sophomores in Honors College went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The students boarded the busses at 10:45 excited to see much of the art that they have been learning about in history class this year.

When getting to the museum, the students were split [...]