Colors: Blue Color

Mazal Tov to Mrs. Tova Fish-Rosenberg on winning the 2021 Wilbur Award, the highest honor the Religion Communicators Council can bestow. Since 1949, the Wilbur Awards have been presented annually to recognize excellence in the communication of religious issues, values, and themes in public secular media. Through the awards, the Religion Communicators Council (RCC) recognizes the work of individuals, production companies, and agencies as they communicate about religious issues, values, and themes with professionalism, fairness, respect, and honesty.

Hadar Bet Yaakov paired with the national ORT STEM program this year to produce a challenging, rigorous STEM program for their students. Dr. David Kenani, President of US ORT Operations and the ORT STEM Program, together with Ms. Irit Tzemah, created an upscale, competitive STEM program focused on giving students a genuine computer science and engineering experience.

On Tuesday, March 16, a select group of eighth grade students participated in the first virtual NYS Mission to Albany, where they met with state legislators and senators. The program, originally held in Albany, was sponsored by Teach NYS, part of the Orthodox Union, and opening remarks were given by Sydney Altfield, the Grassroots engagement director, who encouraged students to speak out for what is important for their education.

Students at the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls had an extraordinary opportunity for growth on Tuesday, March 16, when they were able to select from an outstanding list of pre-Pesach sessions given by SKA faculty members on themes relating to Pesach.