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MTA Talmidim Give Back To Jewish Soldiers Stationed Abroad

Author: mta | November 22, 2017, 7:24 pm

Chessed is an integral value at MTA and Chessed Coordinator, Rabbi Eytan London, works tirelessly to develop opportunities for talmidim to give back to others throughout the year.  Last week, talmidim in Rabbi Richter and Rabbi Cohn’s shiurim visited Kosher Troops and packed kosher food for the many Jewish soldiers and service members stationed abroad [...]


MTA Honors College Students Visit Historic Morris Jumel Mansion

Author: mta | November 22, 2017, 7:23 pm

The Honors College at MTA is an enriched academic program for exceptionally gifted students who seek an intensive and integrated course of study.  Students enrolled in the Honors College participate in a more rigorous academic schedule that includes lectures, a book project, cultural and religious experiences, and regular seminars.  Through the Honors College, students utilize [...]


MTA Freshmen Experience Incredible “Night In” Yeshiva!

Author: mta | November 22, 2017, 7:22 pm

By: Noam Putterman, MTA Class Of 2018

Freshman Night In last Thursday was an incredible experience!  The evening began after Mishmar with Freshmen, their rebbeim, and Cub2Lion Senior mentors making their way downstairs to the cafeteria to kick off an amazing night in yeshiva. Talmidim enjoyed a delicious dinner of pizza and french fries while [...]


MTA Blood Drive Draws More Than 100 Participants

Author: mta | November 17, 2017, 8:49 pm

By: Elie Burg (‘18)

MTA hosted its first blood drive of the school year this past Tuesday.  Coordinated by the Arista National Honors Society, the blood drive was held throughout the entire day in The MTA library.  Dozens of students showed up to do a simple good deed that literally saves lives. Additionally, rebbeim, faculty [...]


Successful First Meet Of The Season For MTA Varsity And JV College Bowl Teams

Author: mta | November 16, 2017, 9:00 pm

By: Akiva Poppers (‘18) and Zakkai Notkin (‘19)

The MTA Varsity and JV College Bowl teams attended their first meet of the season on Thursday, November 9th at Heschel High School. The Varsity team entered the meet having just missed the Championship last year, and were determined to come through early this season.  Team members [...]


MTA JV Lions Score Victory Over North Shore Stars

Author: mta | November 16, 2017, 8:59 pm

By: Ben Friedman (‘20) and Aaron Borgen (‘20)

Coming off an unexpected tie against the Kushner Cobras, the MTA JV Lions hosted the North Shore Stars in the Lion’s Den on a cold Sunday afternoon.  Coming into the game, the Stars were 2-1 and the Lions were 1-1-1, both teams needing a win.  The game [...]


MTA Welcomes Record Number Of Attendees At Open House

Author: mta | November 16, 2017, 8:56 pm
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MTA welcomed a record number of 250 prospective families from across the tristate area to our Open House on Sunday, November 12th.  Participants had the opportunity to discover the unique educational experience offered at our yeshiva through a variety of sessions, including Talmud Torah, STEM, Athletics, Yeshiva Fellowship, Honors College, and Student Activities.  The program [...]


YU President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman Leads Interactive Discussion With MTA Seniors

Author: mta | November 3, 2017, 2:49 am

David Tanner (’18)

Seniors in Rabbi Beitler and Rabbi Tani Cohen’s shiurim had the priviledge to meet with YU President and MTA alum Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman this week.  As we sat around the large conference table on the 12th floor of Belfer Hall, I couldn’t ignore the symbolism. Here we were in the office [...]


MTA Talmidim Experience In-Depth Gemara Review

Author: mta | November 3, 2017, 2:47 am

Talmidim in Rabbi Netanel Danto’s Freshman shiur at MTA experienced a new way of learning Gemara.   Instead of learning through a bekius masechta, the talmidim acquired the masechta through constant chazara (review) that included learning each daf at least four times, some dapim more than ten times.  “After we finish a certain amount of dapim, [...]


MTA’s Inspirational Shabbaton Promotes Yeshiva-Wide Achdus

Author: mta | November 3, 2017, 2:43 am

Elishama Marmon (‘20)

MTA hosted our yeshiva-wide Shabbaton at the Raleigh Hotel last week.  The entire school participated in a whirlwind weekend packed with fun-filled activities, meaningful minyanim, and amazing learning.  Starting on Thursday night and Friday, it was non-stop fun from a game show to a kumzits, bonfire, midnight BBQ, swimming, hiking, sports tournaments, [...]