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Yeshivat Noam, an Orthodox Jewish Day School in Paramus, New Jersey, announced today that it is making the switch from conventional energy to clean, renewable solar energy. The Amberjack Solar Energy Company of Oakland, New Jersey, is currently installing 1,512 solar panels on the roofs of Yeshivat Noam’s two school buildings. Yeshivat Noam is the first Yeshiva Day School in Bergen County, New Jersey and among the first Yeshiva Day Schools in the United States to make the switch to solar energy.
Updated: Nov. 24, 2014
Hundreds of high school students from around the world debated important issues as part of Yeshiva University’s 21st National Model U.N. (YUNMUN) from February 6-8, 2011. The students, from nearly 50 different high schools from four continents, represented nearly all of the United Nations’ member countries in 15 different committees, and debated topics ranging from the peaceful uses of outer space to the elimination of discrimination against women. The annual event, the largest Jewish high school event of its kind, took place at the Stamford Plaza Hotel in Stamford, Conn.
Updated: Mar. 03, 2011
Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited Barkai Yeshiva in Boro Park, Brooklyn recently to celebrate the launch of free instructional tutoring services for nearly 10,000 yeshiva children in New York City through the federal No Child Left Behind Act’s Title I program. For the first time, these yeshiva students will receive free small group remedial instruction in the subjects of reading, writing and math. The annual value of these brand-new services is estimated at $24 million.
Updated: Oct. 01, 2009