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More Than 450 Guests Celebrate Honorees At Yeshiva University High Schools’ Annual Dinner Of Tribute 

Author: mta | January 13, 2020, 3:11 pm

Yeshiva University High Schools welcomed more than 450 guests at its Annual Dinner of Tribute on Wednesday, January 8th at Marina del Ray.  Guests explored the strong Torah learning, top-tier education, and powerful legacy that both Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) and Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central) are known for.  The [...]


MTA Varsity Basketball Lions Defeat Waterbury Wolfpack

Author: mta | January 8, 2020, 5:32 pm

By: Ikey Gutlove (‘20)

Coming off a disappointing loss to TABC a few nights before, the MTA Varsity Basketball Lions were eager to get back in the win column on Monday night, January 6th, against the Waterbury Wolfpack. In the opening minutes of the game, the Lions displayed their lockdown defense, forcing the opposing offense [...]


MTA Hosts Successful Study Night

Author: mta | January 8, 2020, 5:28 pm

By: Eli Fisher (‘20)

On Monday, January 6th, MTA held its first Study Night of the year. Spearheaded by the Arista Honors Society and its Senior leadership, Study Night provides students with the opportunity to attend review sessions given by their teachers to help them prepare for finals. With more than 200 students participating, Study [...]


MTA Sophomores Volunteer At Masbia Of Queens

Author: mta | January 2, 2020, 9:05 pm

MTA talmidim in Rabbi Kerner’s Sophomore Shiur volunteered at Masbia of Queens: A Community Supported Kosher Soup-Kitchen & Food-Pantry on Thursday morning, January 2nd. Talmidim were grateful for the opportunity to give back to the community and help an organization that provides vital resources. The talmidim worked hard alongside their rebbe and returned to yeshiva [...]


MTA Community Experiences Siyum Hashas Together

Author: mta | January 2, 2020, 8:41 pm

More than 200 members of the MTA community were privileged to experience the Siyum Hashas together at MetLife Stadium on Wednesday, January 1st. What an incredible display of ahavas Torah and achdus! Mazal Tov to all who were misayem, including MTA’s own Rabbi Kahn and Rabbi Brownstein and many MTA fathers. Thank you for leading [...]


MTA’s Makor Chaim Israel Exchange Program Is Off To A Great Start!

Author: mta | January 2, 2020, 8:14 pm

MTA’s 12th annual Makor Chaim Exchange Program is off to a great start, as 13 MTA Sophomores arrived in Israel at Yeshivat Makor Chaim on Tuesday, December 31st.  Located in Kibbutz Kfar Etzion, Yeshivat Makor Chaim was founded by noted Jewish educators Rabbi Adin Steinzaltz and Rabbi Dov Singer. Each year, MTA Sophomores and YMC [...]


MTA Chanukah Light: Rachamim Seltzer (‘20)

Author: mta | December 29, 2019, 9:34 pm

Today’s MTA Chanukah Light is Senior, Rachamim Seltzer. As President of the Debate Team, Editor-In-Chief of POLIS, Editor-In-Chief of the yearbook, member of the Robotics, Soccer, and Chess teams, as well as the Arista Honors Society, Rachamim still makes time for Night Seder and other Torah learning opportunities outside of Shiur and is at the [...]


MTA Chanukah Light: Ms. Megan HLZacks 

Author: mta | December 29, 2019, 9:28 pm

Today’s MTA Chanukah Light is our Science Department Chair and STEM Coordinator, Ms. Megan HLZacks. Ms. HLZ, as she is fondly known, has been teaching at MTA for 14 years, and can most often be found in our new, state-of-the-art STEM Lab, bringing learning to life for her students. Ms. HLZ is always positive and [...]


MTA Chanukah Light: Donny Book (’22)

Author: mta | December 27, 2019, 3:15 pm

Today’s MTA Chanukah Light is Sophomore Donny Book. As any rebbe or faculty member can attest to, Donny is the first person to offer help when needed and is always ready to get involved in programs and events. In addition to playing on the JV Basketball, Baseball, and Varsity Softball teams, Donny also lends his [...]


MTA Chanukah Lights: Rabbi Eli Cohn (‘00)

Author: mta | December 26, 2019, 8:10 pm

Today’s MTA Chanukah Light is MTA Rebbe and Freshman Grade Dean, Rabbi Eli Cohn (‘00). Rabbi Cohn’s dedication, not only to his talmidim, but to the entire Freshman grade, is absolutely remarkable. His warmth and kindness make every talmid feel special and his relationships with talmidim last well beyond their years at MTA. “It is [...]