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MTA Freshmen And Sophomores Join 800 Talmidim In Voluntary Torah Learning Program

Author: mta | April 12, 2019, 12:35 am

MTA talmidim in Rabbi Danto’s Freshman Shiur have voluntarily taken it upon themselves to not only be mesayem the entire Maseches Megilla, but to also do chazzarah on each daf at least 4 times.  As part of this unique initiative, the entire Shiur was invited to participate in a very special event, held on Thursday, [...]


Annual Arista Honors Society Celebration

Author: mta | April 11, 2019, 11:29 pm

By: Eli Fisher (‘20)


On Tuesday evening, the Arista Honors Society (MTA’s branch of the National Honors Society), held its annual dinner, which celebrated the accomplishments of the Seniors and also inducted Juniors into the Society.  Outgoing Presidents, Raphi Feig (‘19), Yedidya Schechter (‘19), and Aaron Sebagg (‘19), delivered speeches on this week’s Parsha, [...]


Honors College Holds Anther Successful Debate

Author: mta | April 11, 2019, 10:18 pm

On Monday, April 8th, the Honors College held another successful debate on the following Resolution: Societies Inevitably Produce Elites Who Are the Best Source for Effective Government.  This was the second debate topic drawn from the American Dialogue, a recent book by Joseph Ellis, which focuses on issues central to American politics today.  The format was [...]


MTA Lobbies For Israel On Capitol Hill

Author: mta | April 11, 2019, 10:01 pm

On Thursday, April 11th, a group of 54 MTA talmidim and faculty headed to Washington, DC for MTA Israel advocacy club, Hatzioni’s, annual lobbying mission, known as MTAPAC.  The group was also joined by alumni, including Josh Appel (‘17), who is currently in Shana Bet at Yeshivat Hakotel and felt it was important to spend [...]


Rabbi Mendelson’s Shiur Enjoys Last In-Shabbos Of The Year

Author: mta | April 9, 2019, 3:33 pm

By: Moshe Loew (‘20)

This past Shabbos marked the third and final In-Shabbos for talmidim in Rabbi Mendelson’s Junior Shiur.  In preparation for their bechina on the beginning of the the sixth Perek of Bava Kamma, the entire Shiur spent Shabbos together in yeshiva.  The In-Shabbos kicked off with Mishmar Madness on Thursday night, which [...]


MTA Partners With New York NCSY To Present Pre-Pesach Mishmar Madness Program

Author: mta | April 5, 2019, 11:35 am

On Thursday, April 4th, MTA and New York NCSY partnered to present a Pre-Pesach Mishmar Madness program for MTA talmidim.  MTA hosts Mishmar Madness – a post-Mishmar program that includes additional learning opportunities accompanied by dinner and activities – 5 times per year to enhance Torah learning for its talmidim.  This event was presented in [...]


MTA Honors College Learns About History Of Anti-Semitism With Rabbi Aryeh Tuchman (‘92)

Author: mta | April 4, 2019, 9:05 pm

By: Moshe Inger (‘20)

On Wednesday, April 3rd, MTA’s Honors College participated in an interactive discussion with  Rabbi Aryeh Tuchman (‘92), MTA alum and Associate Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism.  Rabbi Tuchman discussed anti-semitism in American history and the modern world and distinguished between hard core anti-semites and those who may not [...]


MTA Advocacy Efforts Contribute To NY State Funding Increase

Author: mta | April 4, 2019, 7:11 pm
Our talmidim and faculty have worked hard to lobby for increased state funding for non-public schools in areas such as STEM and Security.  From partnering with Teach NYS to host a visit with New York Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, who experienced our STEM program, to two separate lobbying trips to Albany; one with our New York [...]

MTA Varsity Soccer Lions Win Big Over Magen David Warriors

Author: mta | March 28, 2019, 9:24 pm

By: Andrew Jacobson (‘20)

After recently experiencing their first regular season loss in three years, The MTA Soccer Lions were ready for a comeback as they headed to Magen David on Sunday, March 24th.  Right out of the gate, Senior and Team Captain Hudy Weiss (‘19) scored three goals in the opening minutes to give [...]


MTA Sophomores Enjoy Action-Packed Trip!

Author: mta | March 28, 2019, 9:23 pm

On Wednesday March 27th – Thursday, March 28th, MTA Sophomores embarked on an incredible two-day trip to Connecticut!  This action-packed adventure included indoor and outdoor sports at Danbury Sports Dome; laser tag, glow-in-the-dark mini golf, bowling, and arcade games at Nomads Adventure Quest; exploring the indoor ropes course at It Adventure Ropes Course; davening and [...]