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More Than 130 Talmidim Participated In First-Ever Mishmar Madness Program

Author: mta | September 29, 2017, 1:13 pm

More than 130 talmidim participated in our new learning program, Mishmar Madness, on Thursday night.  Mishmar Madness, a bi-monthly event following regular Mishmar, features a kumzitz, chaburahs with college talmidim, and shiurim from renowned speakers.  The shiurim at this week’s event were delivered by our rebbeim and focused on the Yom Kippur Machzur.  Talmidim also enjoyed [...]


MTA Kicks Off Meet The Israeli Author Elective Course For Juniors

Author: mta | September 26, 2017, 7:57 pm

MTA recently kicked off the eighth year of Meet The Israeli Author, an elective course for Juniors, created by Director of Hebrew Language Mrs. Tova Fish-Rosenberg.  The course, which is unique to MTA, provides students with the opportunity to work directly with an award-winning Israeli author via video-conference workshops conducted entirely in Hebrew.  This one-of-a-kind [...]


Hundreds Of Parents Participate In Annual Parent Son Learning

Author: mta | September 19, 2017, 9:12 pm
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Thanks to the hundreds of parents who joined us this past Sunday for our Annual Parent Son Learning morning.  The event featured an inspiring keynote address from RIETS Dean Rabbi Menachem Penner, parent-son chevrusahs, and shiur given by our rebbeim.  The positive feedback from both parents and students was overwhelming.  “Parent Son Learning was the perfect way [...]

MTA Junior Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

Author: mta | September 19, 2017, 9:10 pm
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Congratulations to MTA Junior Joseph Friedman, who has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.  Joseph joins 16,000 other semifinalists around the country in competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships to be offered next spring.  Approximately 1.6 million Juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship program by taking the 2016 PSAT.  The nationwide pool of [...]


MTA Seniors Provide Vital Assistance To Houston Jewish Community

Author: mta | September 14, 2017, 8:16 pm
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A group of 6 MTA Seniors embarked on a relief mission through the Orthodox Union this week, providing critical assistance to the Houston Jewish community impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Under the supervision of Executive Director Shuey Jacoby, the students spent three days helping families whose homes experienced significant flooding with packing up and moving their [...]


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

Author: mta | July 24, 2017, 2:27 am
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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) [...]