Museum Mile is our backyard:

  • Jewish Museum 
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art 
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design 
  • International Center of Photography 
  • Museum of the City of New York 
  • National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts

Only minutes away:

  • Holocaust Museum 
  • Frick Collection 
  • Museum of Television and Radio 
  • Museum of Modern Art 
  • Museum of Natural History 
  • New York Children's Museum 
  • Whitney Museum of American Art 
  • New York Transit Museum 
  • South Street Seaport 
  • Galleries 
  • New York Public Library - several branches, including Mid-Manhattan and Yorkville
  • New York Society Library 
  • Concert Halls 
  • Citi Field 
  • Yankee Stadium 
  • Madison Square Garden

New York City

Posted 03/14/2018 05:48PM
Brooklyn was bustling with freshmen as students took advantage of some of the many sights to see. Students had a great time baking matzah at Ateres Shlomo under the guidance of Rav Twerski. They started by learning some of the intricate laws of the process of the matzah baking experience - from the time the water and flour were mixed until the matzot came out of the ovens...
Posted 03/13/2018 12:22PM
The students of Ms. Barak's Honors Israeli Culture course attended a screening of the new Israeli movie, "Foxtrot", at the JCC as part of the course's lesson plan. Throughout this year, the Honors Israeli Culture course has explored many aspects of Israeli culture, such as art, music, poetry, literature, and film...
Posted 03/12/2018 03:27PM
To support the history curriculum in the 6th grade, the students went on a field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students focused on Renaissance Art and some students also had time to explore the museum's wing of Medieval armor. The wonderful guides explained to students how the art displayed culture from the time period and how Europeans lived during the Renaissance...
Posted 02/21/2018 06:15PM
As a culminating activity to the units on circuits and light, the fourth graders had the opportunity to experience STEAM in the outside world by visiting the Brooklyn Robot Foundry. At the Brooklyn Robot Foundry students participated in a workshop where they made their own glow pets. The robots were built by creating a parallel circuit using a battery pack, two LEDs (lights), and two tilt switches...
Posted 02/20/2018 10:00PM
The Sophomore grade attended The Sephorim Sale at Yeshiva University. The trip began in a lecture hall where students heard from Rabbi Schiowitz about the importance of YU in the Modern Orthodox community and the significance of the annual seforim sale...
Posted 02/07/2018 09:45PM
The 10th grade World Jewish History classes visited the MET's new exhibition, "Thomas Cole's Journey: Atlantic Crossings." As part of the transnational 10th grade History curriculum, students have been exploring the experiences of industrialization, democratization, and the development of the nation-state on both sides of the Atlantic...
Posted 02/07/2018 09:41PM
Junior Art classes went on an excursion to see the beautiful David Hockney Retrospective. The show marks Hockney's 80th birthday with a large selection of his exuberant, light filled paintings, drawings & photographs...
Posted 02/07/2018 03:13PM
The 7th grade participated in its longstanding annual partnership with the Jewish Museum. In preparation for touring the current exhibit on display, Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress, guest artist Jeff Hopkins visited each class to enable students to preview some of the garments on display. Hopkins posed a series of questions to students, prompting them to look at each piece with a critical eye...
Posted 02/05/2018 03:18PM
Students started the day in iPlay America, where they went go-karting, took thrill rides, played laser tag and arcade games, all followed by lunch. They then headed toward the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel and started the program with amazing pre-Shabbat ruach and Kabbalat Shabbat. After dinner seniors attended choice sessions on various topics including: "The Myopic Epidemic:Towards a Broader Perspective on Religion in the Modern Day", as well as, "Curve-balls and Change-ups: Preparing For What Life Has To Throw At Us."...
Posted 01/31/2018 04:39PM
In recognition of Dr. King's incredible legacy of service to all, the US invited faculty and students in all grades to sign-on to a Day of Service on Wednesday, January 24, noted on the US calendar as Intersession, a day off after two weeks of intense final exams. The US designed a program that offered diverse service opportunities throughout the day, with varying time choices, to encourage participation...
Posted 01/30/2018 03:15PM
Second graders had the opportunity to participate in an amazing hands-on Urban Planning workshop at The Museum of the City of New York. The children already learned that urban planners decide where and what types of buildings and spaces should be built in a community to make it an enjoyable place to live, work, and play; second graders were super well-prepared to map out a city on a giant grid...
Posted 01/24/2018 03:14PM
Students learned that urban planners decide what types of buildings and spaces are needed in a community to make it an enjoyable place to live, work, and play. Students determined which places were needed in an urban community to keep people safe and healthy and which places were wanted to make daily life more fun...
Posted 01/24/2018 01:21PM
Pre-K Yarok and Pre-K Lavan have been learning about animals this month! They built a zoo in their class and then decided that they wanted to visit a real zoo. Luckily, there is a zoo right here in Central Park! In preparation for their trip to the Central Park Zoo, the children were given real maps of the zoo to examine. They pored over the maps with fascination, as they followed the paths with their fingers and looked at the pictures of where specific animals can be found...
Posted 12/17/2017 06:56PM
As an extension to the US Chanukah celebrations, all students were treated to grade trips last week! The freshman went to the Museum of Natural History and explored the senses exhibit. The sophomores also went to the Museum of Natural History and observed the "Dark Universe" show at the planetarium -- a perfect complement to the Chanukah story which depicts howTorah brings light to the world...
Posted 12/17/2017 05:47PM
Sophomore Shabbaton was an all-around success. Students started the day at the Jersey Shore Arena, where they "chilled" while ice skating. After their pizza lunch, students went to the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel. They started Shabbat with lively pre-Shabbat ruach and a beautiful, Kabbalat Shabbat and maariv...
Posted 12/17/2017 04:50PM
This week, the 8th graders studied about the Holocaust outside of the classroom. They visited the Museum of Jewish Heritage downtown and viewed the museum's Holocaust exhibit. Seeing footage about the SS St. Louis's tragic journey, interviews about ghetto life, and artifacts from Nazi Germany reinforced what they have been studying in class....
Posted 12/01/2017 01:22PM
Students heard addresses from Israeli Transportation Minister Israel Katz, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon, and president of the World Jewish Congress, Ron Lauder. Most prominent among the speakers was Vice President Mike Pence who poignantly declared...
Posted 11/17/2017 12:12PM
On November 9, to remember the 1938 Kristallnacht pogrom and to mark the 70th anniversary of the publication of Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, the sophomore grade was invited to join approximately 500 high school students at the United Nations to participate in a special educational event...
Posted 11/17/2017 12:11PM
Last Thursday, two senior classes, Dr. Sclar's "Gender and Identity" course and Ms. Krupka's "Love and Intimacy" course, visited the "ITEMS: Is Fashion Modern?" exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art. The students explored the various items of clothing and accessories that have had a strong impact on how we think about clothing, gender, power, and relationships...
Posted 11/17/2017 12:10PM
This past week, Ms. Barak's 12th grade Honors Modern Israeli Culture class attended the JCC Manhattan's Other Israel Film Festival to watch two independent films. Each film gave the students exposure to elements of Israeli society that they had not been quite familiar with prior to watching these films, making the experience unique and eye-opening...
Posted 11/16/2017 05:16PM
This year, the 6th grade is reading Wonder, by RJ Palacio. The unit is focused on and guided by the motto of the novel: Choose Kind. To that end, the 6th graders will generate a collaborative journal of ways in which they and others can perform acts of kindness...
Posted 06/15/2017 02:09PM
Unity Day is an initiative to bridge gaps and to encourage tolerance in Israeli society and in Jewish communities abroad, created by the murdered boys' bereaved parents.
Posted 06/15/2017 02:07PM
On Tuesday evening, Youth Bridge-NY's Fellows: juniors Netanel K., Marcus L. and Jacyln W., along with graduating Bridgers, seniors Hannah H. and Molly B., were honored together with fifty three of their peers, whose cultures, traditions and religions are different from theirs.
Posted 06/12/2017 10:50AM
The classes -- conducted entirely in Spanish -- read the "La Casa de Barnarda Alba" in the original Spanish, watched the movie in Spanish, and then went to see the play.
Posted 05/24/2017 05:01PM
Last week, fourth grade students visited the Morris-Jumel Mansion in Washington Heights, which served as George Washington's headquarters during the 1776 Battle of Harlem Heights.
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