Mesivta Football League Season 3 Championship – MAY Eagles Win!
The Mesivta Football League brought its third season to a close on Sunday, March 8th. From beginning to end, it was an exhilarating experience for all participating yeshivos. Every Sunday afternoon throughout the long, cold winter, teams arrived for their games at Lawrence High School, Aviator Sports and Events Center or Calvert Vaux Park in Brooklyn pumped and excited to represent their schools in competitive flag football. Games were intense, but menchlich, with tremendous sportsmanship displayed week in, week out by all teams. In the end, although unanimously all teams had an enjoyable season, the League would like to congratulate Coach Josh Rahmanan, Assistant Coach Natan Cohen and there MAY Eagles on winning this season’s MFL championship.
Dinner – Building The Community, One Talmid At A Time.
Mesivta Ateres Yaakov held its annual dinner this past Sunday evening, April 26th at Congregation Ohr Torah in North Woodmere. The Yeshiva celebrated with parents, alumni, and friends who came to pay tribute to an institution that encompasses a community high school, a yeshiva gedolah, a kollel, and a growing community kehillah.
The honorees included Guest of Honor, Mr. Gary Schall, Superintendent of the Lawrence School District, Parents of the Year, Dr. Eyal & Mrs. Alla Waldman, and Community Service Awardee Dr. Eli Shapiro. Rabbi Rafael Stefansky, a veteran Rebbe in Mesivta, was presented with the Harbotzas Torah Award in
MAY Annual Mid-Winter Ski and Paintball Trip
On Thursday, February 12th, Mesivta Ateres Yaakov held their annual mid-winter ski, snowboard and paintball trip for the entire yeshiva. Organized by Student Activities Coordinators, Rabbi Shlomo Drebin and Rabbi Tsvi Greenfield, the 190 talmidim, together with their Rebbeim spent the day at Mountain Creek Ski Resort and Long Live Paintball culminating in a New Jersey Dougies’ catered dinner and a special siyum on Seder Mo’ed.
Creative Writing Contest
All students had the opportunity to write a mandatory short story or poem on any appropriate subject.
The topic was open-ended, and gave the students a chance to be creative.
Congratulations to the winners!
1st Place: Elazar Abrahams
2nd Place: Yehuda Teitelbaum
3rd Place: Yoni Ben-Zvi
Honorable Mentions: Tzvi Adler, Yehoshua Sinensky & Mordechai Derdik
Annual Pre-Pesach Yarchei Kallah
It was a pleasure to see our alumni return to the Mesivta during Yarchei Kallah week. We are so proud of our alumni and it was a wonderful opportunity to see how they are doing.