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Pesach
04/13/2022
Pesach is a time of birth and renewal.
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Purim
03/16/2022
Purim is a time of year that shows the best of women in our community.
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Giving Thanks
11/11/2021
Thanksgiving is a time when we think about many things, family, food and our unique American experience. Many of our alumni look back fondly and are thankful for their YOF education.
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We Are Back!
10/23/2021
After nearly 2 years without in person events, YOF alumni are back home again on Avenue J.
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June… 12th Grade Graduation
June, 2021 - June… 12th Grade Graduation is tonight and summer is around the corner. For our final newsletter of the 2020-21 academic year we wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to a few of the newest members of our alumni family. This year’s senior class is 151 members strong and proud, and we are excited to welcome them. Mazel Tov and Mabrook to the students and their families. Welcome to your next chapter, Class of 2021!
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Shavuot
Shavuot is a time when we focus on women and their unique contributions to our world. At YOF, we are very blessed to have so many accomplished women as part of our alumni. In this issue, we profile a few YOF alumni women who are leaders in their chosen professions.
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Passover Thoughts
March 22, 2021 - As we come out of a year stricken with a plague and gather together this Pesach, we do so with a renewed sense of vibrancy. We thank this newsletter's contributors who shared their Passover thoughts and insights with us. We wish you and your family a Chag Kasher VeSameach!
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YOF's Earliest Graduates
We are grateful and fortunate to have the chance to speak with some of YOF’s earliest graduates!
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It is the last day of 2020!!!
12/30/20 - We are sure you are heard by now from many organizations looking for your support.
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Love Can Find You In The Most Unexpected Places
12/30/20 - Love can find you in the most unexpected (or expected) places, be it a High School Spanish or Hebrew literature class, the Kindergarten playground, or even a writing competition.
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Teachers Are Heroes Without Capes!
9/16/20 - Welcome back! We have already jumped headfirst into another school year at Yeshivah of Flatbush. Over the summer, we took the opportunity to speak to a few alumni in education. We asked them what excites them about teaching and connecting with their students. We received a variety of answers. They love seeing your kids in the classroom. These educators are looking forward to an excellent (although unique) - and healthy - school year ahead.
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Healthcare Workers Are Our Front Lines
Healthcare workers are our front line, fighting the battle against COVID-19. In this edition, we profile only a few of the heroic healthcare workers in the YOF family, as there are literally thousands of our alumni who are fighting this battle.
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Chesed in Times of Crisis
May 8, 2020 - Yeshivah of Flatbush is known around the world for graduating doers. People who see a situation and say “how can I help?” We heard amazing stories of alumni shouting “Hineni”: I Am Here. This issue profiles five alumni change-makers.
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Pesach Unlike Any Other
4/6/2020 - Pesach is a time of many things in our community. Cooking, cleaning, and family. In this unprecedented time we are living through this Pesach will look a little different. We reached out to three of our alums and asked them to provide some chizuk to our community during a time of rapid change and fear. May we move forward to better times ahead. We wish you a Chag Kasher v’sameach.
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Women in Judaism
3/9/2020 - Torah. Community. Learning. Our YOF alumni community is full of accomplished professionals and community leaders. Every day they show what it means to live the life of Torah U’Mada that we stress here. In the days before Purim, we think more deeply about the women in our community who are making an impact on Klal Yisrael. Throughout our history, women have taken on leadership roles, expanded educational opportunities and pushed boundaries in their own way. In this issue, we profile a few trailblazing Flatbush graduates who one day asked why not me?
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It's More than What You Wear
2/13/2020 - Fashion is more than just the clothes and accessories we wear. It’s art and commerce as well. It makes a statement about who we are and where we are going. Fashion sparks emotions, joy, confidence, empowerment. Our fashion choices are about how we present ourselves to the world. In honor of New York Fashion Week, we present a select group of alumni entrepreneurs talking about their careers in fashion and design and how their Flatbush education shaped their journey.
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Once a Falcon, Always a Falcon
1/30/2020 - Teamwork. Leadership. Responsibility. Derech Eretz. These are just a few of the words we use to talk about athletics and our student-athletes at Yeshivah of Flatbush. For over 60 years, we have been providing athletic opportunities to our students. Our high school now boasts eighteen boys sports teams and thirteen girls sports teams. Our students compete the Metropolitan Yeshiva League and in multiple national and international tournaments annually. As we come up to one of the greatest annual events in American sports, the Super Bowl we wanted to use this issue, to present a few of our former student athletes in their own words. Once a Falcon, always a Falcon, thank you for being a part of Falcon nation.
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What is Your Why?
12/25/2019 - Excellence. Scholarship. Paying it forward. Those are just a few of the answers to why to give to your alma mater. Yeshivah of Flatbush has been at the forefront of American Jewish education for over 90 years. More than 40% of our students receive assistance from our Scholarship Fund. As a beneficiary of our institution, we hope you pay it forward to another student. Below you will find inspiring stories of "why" our alumni give back. Our donors span across generations of YOF graduating classes and we hope you join them in giving back to the Yeshivah of Flatbush.
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Alumni in Media
12/13/2019 - Yeshivah of Flatbush has a long and storied history of producing some of the best and brightest minds in modern Jewish education. Many of our alumni have gone on to careers that have changed American culture, the Jewish world and beyond. In this issue, we profile a selection of graduates who have made their mark in the world of Media and Communications as authors, journalists, writers, radio and television personalities.
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Chesed, It's What We Do
11/27/2019 - Chesed and community service are core facets of the Yeshivah of Flatbush. Giving back and supporting others in our community is a middah that stays with our alumni long after they graduate. In this newsletter, we are highlighting just a few alumni, who are making a difference in their communities every day.
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