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February is Inclusion Month @ Central

Author: Central | February 2, 2018, 4:59 pm

“?ואם לא עכשיו, אימתי” (Avot 1:14) “and if not now, when?” February is North American Inclusion Month (NAIM), a time to take a moment, look around you and celebrate what makes each one of us unique and special.  It is a time to make an effort to include someone who may seem different or is [...]



Author: Central | February 2, 2018, 4:54 pm

Central welcomed back the seven sophomores who participated in the Ulpana Exchange Program in Israel this past month. The students, who spent time in a girls’ school in Maale Adumim, returned overflowing with stories of their learning, new friendships, and exposure to Israeli society, culture, and history. “The environment in the school [...]


Chanukah Fun @ Central

Author: Central | December 19, 2017, 4:56 pm

Chanukah can sometimes receive less attention than other holidays, as daily work and school routines go on, even as candles are lit. At Central, though, the Chanukah spirit is alive! Well before the holiday started, teachers and students started getting in gear, as they collectively brainstormed and contributed over [...]


Cultural Arts – The Show Must Go On!

Author: Central | December 19, 2017, 4:54 pm

The snow did not stop performers and audience members from attending Central’s Cultural Arts Festival Motzei Shabbat, December 9th. This year’s theme was “We are One” and, under the leadership of Ms. Miriam Bursky-Tammam ’13, it was a resounding success. The Cultural Arts Festival gives students the opportunity to share their [...]


AP Bio Class @ YU Medical Ethics Conference

Author: Central | December 19, 2017, 4:54 pm

Despite the snowy morning on Sunday, December 10th, the AP Biology students attended the Yeshiva University Student Medical Ethics Society Conference, “BREAKING DOWN THE FIREWALL: A Jewish Perspective to Future Technologies in Medicine.” Rabbi Yaakov Glasser, the Dean of the Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), introduced Rabbi Dr. Moshe David Tendler, who [...]


Mishmar with Mr. Shmuel Lagesse

Author: Central | December 19, 2017, 4:52 pm

On Thursday night, December 7th,  Central hosted its second mishmar of the semester. The focus of this year’s mishmar has been educating students about different kinds of Jews around the world. At the first mishmar, the students heard from a convert about his experience, and this past Thursday, they heard from Mr. Shmuel Lagesse, an Ethiopian Jew, who discussed [...]


Central Hosts Tri-State Debate

Author: Central | December 7, 2017, 9:32 pm

With debaters from 12 different schools (including Central) coming from the tri-state area, Central’s annual debate on Thursday, November 30th.  The entire debate team worked together to make the event a success.  All the debaters, even those who had a volleyball game later in the evening helped out as, much as they could greeting [...]


Hour of Code

Author: Central | December 7, 2017, 9:30 pm

On Monday, December 4th, rows of laptops were set up in the cafeteria for an “Hour of Code,” and freshmen Savi Kessler, Rachel Rose, and Tiferet Weissman, who are studying computer science in their Engineering I class, taught the basics of code to all interested students.  “Hour of Code” is an [...]


Blood Drive @ Central

Author: Central | December 7, 2017, 9:28 pm
Whether donating your time or your blood, the gift of giving can impact and even save another human beings life.  This past Tuesday Central had a record number of students and faculty members donating blood at our bi-yearly blood drive.  With 40 successful donations, we had our second highest number of donations in Central’s history. [...]

Alumni Shiur @ Stern

Author: Central | December 7, 2017, 9:25 pm

The relationship Central has with our alumni goes beyond the halls of the building. Throughout the year, Central offers alumni shiurim so that our alumni can continue to learn with their beloved teachers. Wednesday, December 6th, Rabbi Zvi Lew will be giving a shiur on the topic, “Do you believe in miracles?” Taking [...]