News & Highlights
Statement from Annie & Ashley: Fabio and his wife Erma used to go to church together each week, but ever since Fabio's injury, walking to church became more and more difficult. To make matters worse, they moved to Wein House two years ago and their church is now a further distance from home.
At sundown on April 3rd, Jewish families everywhere will begin the holiday of Passover, commemorating the story of the ancient Israelites being freed from slavery in ancient Egypt.
Sunday April 19th Be Me and Jewish Caravan are excited to invite you to a day trip to Eden Village Camp to make bread, literally from scratch. Eden Village is the first and only organic Jewish farm overnight camp nestled into 250 acres of beautiful Hudson Valley woods.
The Y will begin to feature some of our outstanding volunteers in our new "meet our volunteer" series. Volunteers are crucial for the Y to be able to bring our members and guests high-quality programming each and every day. For our first feature we will hear from Yolanda who works at our coffee hour program at the Wien House.
Research on Dual Immersion programs for preschoolers, have indicated that the achievement of high levels of functional proficiency in a second language yields benefits for all students: These benefits include:
What do a Rabbi, a ukulele and pickles have in common? Meet Ezra Weinberg! New to the Y, Ezra (a Y Nursery father) directs our Jewish Caravan program, coordinates our Nursery Electives and Birthday Party programs, and plays an integral, educational role in both our After School and Camping programs.
At around four years old, children’s interests shift from their immediate surroundings to the greater world outside. They begin to wonder about the things they see in their neighborhood and the greater sights and sounds they encounter within their city. The children in Ellie and Laura’s UPK class are lucky enough to call the City of New York their home
In keeping with the Y’s mission of creating a caring community, guided by Jewish values, the staff of the nursery school is always looking into best practices and recent research in order to create nurturing classroom communities. There has been a lot of research recently on the science of character development and on the traits that help children succee
As 2014 comes to a close, we can't help but to reflect on all that went on this year. We are so proud of all of the exciting and innovative programming we were able to offer the entire community.
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