The hakafos for Hoshana Rabba were held outside.
The Simchas Beis Hashoiava was enjoyed by our alumni, community members, students and their fathers. There was leibidig dancing, pizza and a moving kumzitz led by Rabbi Moshe Samuels (’97) and Rabbi Josh Rubenstein (’98).
Our Annual Simchas Beis Hashoiava will be held Tuesday at 7:30 PM. All alumni, students and their fathers are invited to attend.
A very lengthy Gemara vocabulary word list was assigned to the Boys Division students over the Summer. They were tested on that list recently. The top scorers on that test were:
Ninth Grade: Maor Ben-Haroch & Samuel Forman
Tenth Grade: Yosef Yasmeh & Israel Goldenberg
Eleventh Grade: Elan Perchik & Tuvia Marks
Twelfth Grade: Yehuda Judah & Shahin Shahravan
Yehuda Judah (below with Rabbi Felt) had a perfect score!
Nathaniel Cohen has been named an AP Scholar for having received a score of three or higher on at least three AP exams. Mazel tov!
The Kinus Teshuva was well-attended. In addition to the “real” attendees, there were over 30 “virtual” attendees who watched our live video feed.
The entire speech can be viewed below:
A Kinus Teshuva to be given by Rabbi Stulberger has been scheduled for this Monday, September 13, at 8:00 PM in the VTHS Boys Beis Medrash. The topic: Giving Forgiveness – Getting Forgiven.
Rabbi Zechariah Wallerstein visited both the Boys and Girls Divisions and spoke in both locations. He was very warmly received. In the evening, he presented a lecture to the community parents. You can listen to his presentations by clicking on the links below:
Mazel tov to Esther (Stulberger [’01]) Segal on the birth of a baby girl!
Mazel tov to Leeor Dahan (’04) on the birth of a baby boy!
Mazel tov to Josh (’05) and Nechama (Parry [’01]) Suffin on the birth of a baby girl!
Rabbi George (’78) and Dr. Lisa (Loffman [’78]) Lintz were honored last night at Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim’s annual West Coast reception. They were feted for their community leadership and for their decades long support of Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim.
Pictured below (l. to r.): Dr. Lisa Lintz, Rabbi George Lintz, Rabbi Akiva Grunblatt, Rabbi Dovid Harris, Rabbi Yossi Singer and Rabbi Stulberger.
This is the latest segment of the new weekly video series from Rabbi Stulberger – You’ve Been Called to the Dean’s Office. It’s a short (four minute) message on a timely Torah topic. This week’s message: “Going Beyond the Limits.”