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MTA Honors College Explores Epidemiology

Author: mta | October 26, 2020, 9:09 pm

By: Mordechai Fox (’22) 

On Monday, October 19th, talmidim participating in MTA’s Honors College were privileged to hear from Dr. Dean Hosgood, a professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine. Dr. Hosgood gave a virtual presentation on the topic of how epidemiologists identify and analyze diseases [...]

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MTA Infuses Sukkos With Inspiration, Energy, And Achdus

Author: mta | October 12, 2020, 4:29 pm

While Sukkos may have looked different this year than it has in previous years, MTA infused yom tov with its signature inspiration, energy, and achdus through special MTA@Home Sukkos programming. These programs included guidelines, helpful tips, and a list of Sukkos songs to make yom tov meaningful for those who were unable to attend shul [...]

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MTA’s Extra Learning Initiatives Enhance Torah Programming

Author: mta | September 24, 2020, 9:05 pm

MTA’s incredible variety of extra learning programs provide talmidim with the opportunity to enhance their Torah learning throughout the day. These initiatives include an Iyun Tefillah Chaburah every morning before davening, where talmidim explore topics related to davening; a daily Mishna Chaburah, where they gain a better understanding of Maseches Pesachim; a weekly Y Club, [...]

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MTA Offers Intramurals, Tournaments, And Fun Daily Games!

Author: mta | September 24, 2020, 8:20 pm

MTA offers exciting weekly intramurals for each grade, including soccer, flag football, wiffle ball, and spike ball. “We recognize that many of our talmidim enjoy playing organized sports and look forward to their hockey, basketball, and soccer practices,” said MTA Athletic Director Rabbi Evan Genachowski. “While decisions regarding yeshiva league sports are being made, we [...]

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MTA Freshmen Forge New Friendships On Unforgettable Hike

Author: mta | September 17, 2020, 7:26 pm

The MTA Class of 2024 had an amazing time on their Freshman Hike! They explored the local community on a scenic hike to the Little Red Lighthouse and also enjoyed sports and engaging activities designed to help them get to know one another. Their Cub2Lion Senior mentors joined the fun for a BBQ lunch and [...]

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Rav Hershel Schachter (‘58) Gives Pre-Rosh Hashana Brachos To MTA Juniors

Author: mta | September 17, 2020, 6:14 pm

MTA talmidim in Rabbi Mendelson’s Junior Shiur were zoche to receive pre-Rosh Hashana brachos from Yeshiva University Rosh Yeshiva Rav Hershel Schachter (‘58). Rav Schachter reflected on the important lessons he learned from his years at MTA and spoke with each talmid individually to wish them bracha and hatzlacha in the upcoming year. MTA is [...]

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MTA’s Socially Distant Selfie Contest

Author: mta | September 10, 2020, 10:23 pm

On Thursday, September 10th, MTA’s Student Activities Department challenged each Shiur to take a creative, socially distant selfie with an original theme. It was a great way for talmidim to bond with their friends and rebbeim and work together as a team. Each Shiur made sure to include talmidim who are participating in yeshiva via [...]

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MTA Sophomores Master Maseches Megillah

Author: mta | September 10, 2020, 10:10 pm

Current MTA Sophomores who were in Rabbi Danto’s Freshman Shiur celebrated the completion of Maseches Megillah for the second time over the summer. During their Freshman year, Rabbi Danto’s talmidim participated in the Vhaarev Na learning program, which has revolutionized the way that yeshiva high school talmidim are learning, and even met its Founder, Rabbi [...]

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Freshmen Join The MTA Family

Author: mta | September 3, 2020, 9:39 pm

MTA welcomed an incredible grade of boys to the family at Freshman Orientation! Freshmen had a great day making new friends, meeting their rebbeim and teachers, spending time with their Cub2Lion Senior mentors, and participating in engaging shiurim and classes. They are excited to continue experiencing everything MTA has to offer.

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MTA Welcomes Talmidim Home!

Author: mta | September 3, 2020, 9:18 pm

While yeshiva may look a little different this year, MTA’s signature ruach, energy, and achdus are still the same! The excitement of the talmidim, rebbeim, and faculty was palpable, as they reunited in person after more than 5 months. The year is already off to a strong start as talmidim learned b’chevrusah in the Beis [...]

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