Grand Siyum- Celebrating 74 Siyumim!
On Monday June 1st, the Mesivta recognized 47 talmidim who completed 74 masechtos of Shas or Sedarim of Mishnayos over the course of the school year.
Over 150 parents, grandparents and relatives were invited to celebrate this achievement together with the masaymim and their Rabbeim. The guest speaker of the evening was Rabbi Yaakov Feitman, Rav of Kehillas Bais Yehuda Tzvi of Cedarhurst. Rabbi Feitman spoke about the need for chizuk, regardless of the person's madreiga.
Yasher Koach to Rabbi Yossi Bennett and Rabbi Tsvi Greenfield for organizing this momentous event.
Yeshiva Gedolah Breakfast- Standing Room Only
On Sunday Yeshiva Gedolah Ateres Yaakov held its inaugural Breakfast Reception, at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Ariel Aber in Lawrence. In a beautiful display of Kavod HaTorah, as a standing room only crowd of the Hanhalla, Rabbeim, fathers, local Rabbonim, Bnei Hayeshiva, and members of the community joined together to support this special Makom Torah!
Click on the video to view footage of Breakfast.
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
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
1st Place: Joseph Halpern
2nd Place: Shmuel Maltz
3rd Place: Shmuel Brier
Honorable Mentions: Eli Banayan & Eli Rekant
1st Place: Betzalel Shapiro
2nd Place: Shmuel Berger
3rd Place: Moshe Dembitzer
Honorable Mentions: Shaya Maltz, Baruch Eisenberger, Naftali Goldschein & Shaya Gross
1st Place: Aryeh Korn
2nd Place: Ari Edelstein
3rd Place: Auriel Chamoulien
Honorable Mentions: Dani Feit, Aryeh Horowitz, Davi Levene & Yosef Samson
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.