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MTA Seniors Lead Meaningful Yom HaShoah Program

Author: mta | April 8, 2021, 6:20 pm

MTA Seniors participating in the Names, Not Numbers elective course led a meaningful Yom HaShoah program for the entire yeshiva. Each Senior visited a different Shiur and shared the stories of the Holocaust survivors they interviewed for the documentary film they are creating. They described what it was like to hear these first-hand accounts and [...]

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MTA Faculty Member Wins Prestigious Wilbur Award

Author: mta | April 8, 2021, 3:46 pm

MTA is proud to announce that Mrs. Tova Fish-Rosenberg, MTA Director of Hebrew Language and Special Programs and Founder of Names, Not Numbers, has been named a winner of the prestigious Wilbur Award by the Religion Communicators Council, for the Names, Not Numbers project and her role as its Producer/Creator. Since 1949, the Wilbur Awards [...]

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MTA Launches Intergenerational Learning Program

Author: mta | April 8, 2021, 3:46 pm

MTA recently launched the Shalsheles Hamesorah Mishna Project, a program that provides grandparents and their grandchildren, parents or other relatives and children, with the meaningful opportunity to take advantage of the shalsheles hamesorah (the chain of tradition), and increase Torah learning in the MTA community. The program began on Pesach and will extend through Shavuos, [...]

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Seniors Learn About Healthy Relationships With Shalom Task Force

Author: mta | March 18, 2021, 4:46 pm

Our Seniors were privileged to participate in an interactive workshop led by Shalom Task Force on Tuesday, which provided them with the critical skills necessary to understand healthy relationships and recognize signs of abuse. For the past 25 years, Shalom Task Force has been at the forefront of strengthening our community with prevention education and [...]

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Sophomore Snow Tubing Trip!

Author: mta | March 18, 2021, 4:43 pm

Sophomores had a blast at their snow tubing trip on Wednesday! Grade-wide trips are a great way for talmidim to spend time with friends and rebbeim and continue to build lifelong friendships that will last far beyond graduation. Click here to view photos.

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Seniors Film Holocaust Survivor Stories For Names, Not Numbers Documentary

Author: mta | March 12, 2021, 12:45 am

On Sunday, Seniors in our Names, Not Numbers elective course filmed the final interviews for their Holocaust documentary. They had the distinct privilege of interviewing survivors, Sami Steigmann and Paula Weissman, and documenting their stories of survival. Sami spent years in a labor camp in the Ukraine with his parents, where he was subjected to [...]

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MTA Takes Second Place At Yeshiva League Model Congress Competition!

Author: mta | March 12, 2021, 12:44 am

We are so proud of our Model Congress team for all of the hard work they put in to prepare for the Yeshiva League Model Congress Competition, which took place virtually on Wednesday. Yasher koach to our entire team on their second place overall finish! Congratulations to Eitan Zomberg (‘22) and Aryeh Savetsky (‘22), who [...]

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MTA Freshmen Are Well On Their Way To Completing Maseches Megilla

Author: mta | March 11, 2021, 3:18 pm

MTA talmidim in Rabbi Danto’s Freshman Shiur have voluntarily taken it upon themselves to not only be mesayem the entire Maseches Megilla, but to “own” it through chazering at least 1 time every day and chazering each daf at least 4 times. They are well on their way to owning the first two perakim and [...]

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MTA’s Honors College Studies The History Of Torah U’Madda

Author: mta | March 11, 2021, 3:00 pm

By: Mordechai Fox (‘22)

On Monday, March 8th, talmidim in MTA’s Honors College program were privileged to hear from Rabbi Dov Lerner of Yeshiva University’s Strauss Center for Torah and Western Thought on the topic of the start of the Torah U’Madda movement. Rabbi Lerner began his presentation by giving a background on the history [...]

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MTA Seniors Create Compelling Holocaust Documentary

Author: mta | March 4, 2021, 6:56 pm

Seniors in MTA’s Names, Not Numbers elective course recently began filming their holocaust documentary. They had the privilege of interviewing Holocaust survivors Ruth Gruener, Claire Grunwald, and Susan Charney in a safe and socially distant manner. Each woman shared her story in an effort to help MTA talmidim educate the world about the Holocust and [...]

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