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MTA@Home Highlights

Author: mta | March 26, 2020, 11:17 pm

It was another great week of learning and fun activities at MTA! Highlights included Freshmen in Rabbi Kahn’s Shiur had the incredible opportunity to hear divrei Torah from MTA alumni Zeve Kornwasser (‘18), brother of Noam Kornwasser (‘23), Hami Alexander (‘13), brother of Moshe Alexander (‘23), and Ari Rosenberg (‘19), brother of Abie Rosenberg (‘23). [...]

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MTA Debate Team Holds Virtual Debate

Author: mta | March 26, 2020, 10:56 pm

By: Binyamin Fox (‘21)

On Wednesday, March 25th, MTA’s Debate Team met and debated the topic of whether or not the Electoral College should be eliminated. The resolution was that the United States should dissolve the Electoral College system. Alumni and former Debate Team Captains Noam Mayerfeld (’19) and Benny Mermel (’19) as well as [...]

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MTA@Home Brings Student Activities Home!

Author: mta | March 20, 2020, 5:03 pm

MTA talmidim and families have been enjoying an incredible array of fun activities in the comfort of their own homes! From regular club meetings to exciting events, everyone had a blast! Activities included a pizza-making ZoomLunch for Sophomores with Rabbi Konigsberg and Rabbi Soniker, a yeshiva-wide Chulent Club and Chulent Making Demonstration with the Konigsberg [...]

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MTA@Home Provides Exceptional Educational Experience At Home

Author: mta | March 20, 2020, 4:58 pm

As the coronavirus pandemic continues and schools transition to a more sustained approach to distance learning, MTA introduced MTA@Home. The program reflects the yeshiva’s goal of joining talmidim at home to learn, rather than feeling the distance of remote learning. “Our rebbeim and faculty have invested countless hours in MTA@Home, providing our talmidim with the [...]

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Purim Celebrations!

Author: mta | March 16, 2020, 5:04 pm

Although yeshiva was closed throughout Purim this year, MTA talmidim and rebbeim enjoyed celebrating together in small groups throughout the tri-state area!

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Reflections on a Very Different Week in Yeshiva

Author: mta | March 16, 2020, 5:03 pm

By: Rabbi Dov Emerson, Director of Teaching and Learning, The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (MTA)

 

I know I am not the first to observe that the last two weeks have felt like a whirlwind. Looking back, it’s hard to believe that Purim was just a few days ago, or that the shuls were open, [...]

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MTA Talmidim Enjoy Special Shabbatonim At The Homes Of Their Rebbeim!

Author: mta | March 5, 2020, 8:52 pm

Shabbos, February 28 – 29, was an exciting one for MTA talmidim and rebbeim! Talmidim in Rabbi Cohn’s Freshman Shiur, Rabbi Kahn and Rabbi Stone’s Freshman Shiur, Rabbi Kerner’s Sophomore Shiur, Rabbi Mendelson’s Junior Shiur, and Rabbi Emerson’s Junior Bekius Shiur, all enjoyed Shiur Shabbatonim at the homes of their rebbeim, while Rabbi Konigsberg hosted [...]

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MTA Freshmen Join Vhaarev Na Program

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

On Tuesday, March 3rd, MTA talmidim in Rabbi Danto’s Freshman Shiur had the exciting opportunity to meet with Rabbi Dovid Newman, Founder of the Vhaarev Na learning program, which has revolutionized the way that yeshiva high school talmidim are learning. The program focuses on intense chazara b’retzifus – constant review of the material for an [...]

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MTA Juniors Enjoy Fun-Filled Grade Trip!

Author: mta | February 27, 2020, 8:47 pm

MTA Juniors had an incredible time on their two-day, action-packed Junior Trip, which took place on February 26th – 27th. From golf, indoor sports, and snow tubing to the Nickelodeon amusement park at the new American Dream mall, broomball, midnight BBQ, lively minyanim, and inspirational shiurim, talmidim really had a blast! Grade-wide trips are the [...]

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MTA Hosts Uplifting Family Melave Malka

Author: mta | February 27, 2020, 8:46 pm

MTA welcomed more than 400 talmidim and their families, as well as prospective 8th Grade families, to the yeshiva’s Family Melave Malka featuring Eitan Katz on Motzei Shabbos, February 22nd.  The tremendous energy, ruach, and achdus that MTA is known for were felt throughout the entire event, as talmidim, rebbeim, fathers, brothers, and friends, sang [...]

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