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Athletics Department

Jaguar Sports QUIZ BOWL | First Trophy for FJA KUDOS TO THE Quiz Bowl Team who ended its season taking home the first Novice Quiz Bowl trophy for FJA, thanks in large measure to sophomore Bennett Grosinger. Our two JV teams ended in 13th and 16th place, respectively, out of 26 schools. Yasher koach to […]

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Bible Studies Department

Ibn Ezra, Rashi and Potter?! By Rabbi Peter Stein, Bible Studies Dept. Chair; STUDENTS IN MR. Eichenhorn’s Bible 3 class recently had the opportunity to apply their skills in Biblical interpretation to another sacred text – Harry Potter! For two years, these juniors have studied the different lenses that medieval rabbis such as Rashi and […]

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Staff Development

Staff Trip to Israel Helps Underscore FJA Mission By Julie Ohana, Director of Recruitment OVER FEBRUARY BREAK, FJA sent its third staff delegation to Israel for those employees who have never been to the Holy Land. I had the privilege of accompanying five of my colleagues: Ella Dunajsky, director of college counseling; Julie Rank, registrar; […]

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Sof Shavua’s Staff Spotlight…

10 Things You Didn’t Know About … Rabbi Elliot Pachter, Director of Student Services and Programming 1. I played varsity basketball in high school. 2. I won several interschool math competitions in high school. 3. I wear size 16 shoes. 4. My children are graduates of FJA. 5. I am a survivor of an aortic […]

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