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YU Rosh Yeshiva Enhances MTA’s Aseres Yemei Teshuva Tefillos

Author: mta | October 3, 2019, 5:40 pm

On Thursday, October 3rd, MTA talmidim were zoche to have their Aseres Yemei Teshuva teffilos enhanced by the presence of YU Rosh Yeshiva Rav Herschel Reichman, who joined the yeshiva’s Shacharis minyan.  Rav Reichman, along with MTA and YU Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Michael Taubes, led talmidim in an inspiring Shacharis and Selichos, which truly added [...]


MTA Juniors Build Sukkahs For The Elderly

Author: mta | October 3, 2019, 5:39 pm

On Thursday, October 3rd, MTA Juniors braved the rain and joined the Jewish Home Family’s Safely@Home program and built sukkahs for those who were unable to build their own in the New Jersey Jewish community. Talmidim enjoyed participating in this program, which enables them to help community members fulfill this important mitzvah. The initiative is [...]


Mishmar Madness Sets The Tone For A Meaningful Rosh Hashana

Author: mta | September 27, 2019, 9:12 am

We set the tone for a meaningful Rosh Hashana for all of our talmidim at last night’s Mishmar Madness. The event featured chaburahs with Yeshiva University talmidim and our own Beis Medrash Katan talmidim and shiurim with MTA rebbeim, which focused on topics relevant to Rosh Hashana. Afterwards, talmidim and rebbeim gathered together for a moving kumzits, [...]


MTA Hosts First Yeshiva League Debate Meet Of The Year

Author: mta | September 25, 2019, 8:45 pm

By: Eli Canter (‘22)

On Monday, September 23rd, MTA hosted the first Yeshiva League Debate Meet of the year. The event attracted 40 students from 5 high schools, who debated the topic of whether educational institutions should prohibit student usage of cell phones during school hours. The topic was extremely controversial and passionately argued upon [...]


MTA Kicks Off Hebrew Elective Course For Juniors

Author: mta | September 25, 2019, 8:35 pm

MTA recently kicked off its 10th year of Meet The Israeli Author, an elective course for Juniors, created by Director of Hebrew Language Mrs. Tova Fish-Rosenberg.  The course, which is unique to MTA, provides talmidim with the opportunity to work directly with an award-winning Israeli author via video-conference workshops conducted entirely in Hebrew.  This one-of-a-kind [...]


MTA Juniors Receive Brachos From Rav Hershel Schachter

Author: mta | September 25, 2019, 8:28 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 on Wednesday, September 25th. Rav Schachter encouraged the boys to grow in their yiras shamayim this year and wished them bracha and hatzlacha.


MTA’s Honors College Explores Connection Between Torah And The Secular World With Rabbi Dr. JJ Schacter 

Author: mta | September 25, 2019, 8:09 pm

By: Noam Ben Simon (‘22)

On Tuesday, September 24th, talmidim who participate in MTA’s Honors College program were privileged to hear from author, scholar, religious leader, and grandfather of MTA’s own Eli Knapp (‘22), Rabbi Dr. JJ Shacter, who discussed his essay from Judaism’s Encounter With Other Cultures: Rejection Or Integration?, which talmidim read over [...]


MTA Seniors Discover Vibrancy Of Pre-WWII Jewish Communities At Museum Of Jewish Heritage

Author: mta | September 19, 2019, 9:27 pm

On Monday, September 16th, MTA Seniors visited the Museum of Jewish Heritage, where they learned about the vibrant Jewish communities that thrived in pre-WWII Europe.  This experiential learning opportunity highlighted the strength, vitality, and dedication to Torah and mitzvos that were prevalent in many cities throughout Europe and simultaneously demonstrated the vulnerability of the Jewish [...]


MTA Talmidim Pursue Their Passions At Club Fair 

Author: mta | September 19, 2019, 9:14 pm

On Thursday, September 19th, MTA hosted its annual Club Fair, providing talmidim with the opportunity to pursue their passions and enhance the yeshiva with their unique talents.  With 30+ clubs and 10 publications to choose from, MTA’s extra-curricular programs have something for everyone. The clubs are run exclusively by talmidim and new clubs are added [...]


MTA Launches New Areas Of Academic Concentration

Author: mta | September 19, 2019, 8:50 pm

This year, MTA expanded its academic programs for Sophomores to offer three new areas of academic concentration: Entrepreneurship, Engineering+, and Torah Leadership.  Spearheaded by Director of Teaching and Learning Rabbi Dov Emerson, this new program gives talmidim the opportunity to hone their interests and gain in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in the specific areas that [...]