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MTA Talmidim And Rebbeim Have A Blast At Freshman Night In!

Author: mta | November 15, 2019, 1:24 pm

On Thursday, November 14th, MTA Freshmen enjoyed an incredible Night In Yeshiva with their rebbeim and Senior Cub2Lion mentors. The evening kicked off with pizza and a d’var Torah, then the real fun began! Freshmen and their Senior Cub2Lion mentors broke into groups and strategized the best way to build boats out of cardboard boxes. [...]

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MTA Juniors Compete At NCSY JUMP 

Author: mta | November 14, 2019, 9:03 pm

By: Jonathan Sherman (‘21)

Four MTA Juniors, Aryeh Kolber, Yitzy Shaykevich, Jonathan Sherman, and Yeshurin Sorscher, had an unforgettable experience at the NCSY JUMP Create-A-Thon competition. Held on November 10th – 12th in Stamford, Connecticut, students from 14 high schools across the country learned the ins and outs of starting a non-profit organization and the [...]

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MTA Varsity Basketball Lions Secure First Win of Season

Author: mta | November 14, 2019, 8:39 pm

By: Ikey Gutlove (‘20)

The MTA Varsity Basketball Lions and the JEC Thunder have been well known Yeshiva League rivalry for many seasons. Last season when the opponents faced each other, the Thunder successfully came back from a 16 point first half deficit and secured the victory.

While many of MTA’s players this season were [...]

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MTA JV Basketball Lions Are 2-0 

Author: mta | November 14, 2019, 8:34 pm

The MTA JV Basketball Lions tipped off their third game in six days on Monday night, November 11th against The Idea School. The tip off was easily won by Sophomore Donny Book, and after a couple of easy layups and fade-away mid-range jumpers by Sophomore Dani Wolk, MTA took the lead. The Idea School came [...]

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MTA Hosts First Blood Drive Of The Year

Author: mta | November 13, 2019, 10:53 pm

On Tuesday, November 12th, MTA’s Arista Honors Society hosted a school-wide Blood Drive.  Spearheaded by Seniors Eli Fisher and Ezra Nissel, the all-day Blood Drive yielded great results.  MTA talmidim, rebbeim, and faculty as well as local community members, aided patients in need of blood and donated 67 life-saving pints. With 201 lives positively affected, [...]

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MTA Open House Captures Warmth, Energy, And Excitement!

Author: mta | November 13, 2019, 10:06 pm

MTA welcomed more than 580 people at its Open House on Sunday, November 10th. Participants reflected the many geographic locations that make up the MTA community and hailed from Monsey, Riverdale, Queens, Manhattan, West Hempstead, and Brooklyn to Highland Park, Passaic, Teaneck, Bergenfield, Hillside, Springfield, as well as several other states and countries. Everyone enjoyed [...]

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MTA Stands Up For Shalom

Author: mta | November 7, 2019, 8:47 pm

On Thursday, November 7th, MTA partnered with Shalom Task Force and hosted a Go Purple event to raise awareness about domestic violence.  Many talmidim, rebbeim, and faculty wore purple to show their support for those affected by this important issue and learned what it means to be an “upstander,” one who stands up for others.  [...]

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Learning Comes To Life For MTA’s Sophomore Yeshiva Fellowship Cohort 

Author: mta | November 6, 2019, 8:53 pm

By: Yaakov Weinstock (‘22)

On Tuesday, November 5th, MTA’s Sophomore Yeshiva Fellowship cohort and their Mashgiach Rabbi Pearl had the incredible opportunity to tour the Passaic eruv with expert, Rabbi Micah Shotkin. Rabbi Shotkin, who has built eruvs for communities across the country, explained the intricate laws of building and maintaining them. Each step taken [...]

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MTA’s Signature Energy Infuses 10th – 12th Grade Shabbaton! 

Author: mta | November 6, 2019, 8:26 pm

By: Shua Pariser (‘20)

On Friday morning, November 1st, MTA Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors headed to the Mountain Laurel Resort, for what would be an unforgettable Shabbaton. Talmidim enjoyed a variety of activities on Friday afternoon, including mini golf, archery, games, swimming, hiking, and football. Many talmidim also participated in an optional pre-Shabbos learning seder [...]

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MTA Freshmen Celebrate Inspirational Torah Learning Accomplishments

Author: mta | November 5, 2019, 9:09 pm

The MTA library reverberated with the sweet sounds of Torah learning on Monday, November 4th, as talmidim in Rabbi Danto’s Freshman Shiur completed their final stretch of intense chazzara, followed by a celebratory Seudah and a bechina with Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Taubes.  In Shiur, talmidim focus on learning Bekius b’retzifus – learning straight for as [...]

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