May 18, 2012By: Abigail Klein Leichman
Three young Bible scholars from Passaic swept top spots in the U.S. Chidon Ha-Tanakh-National Bible Contest for Jewish Youth, May 6 at Yeshiva University.
North Jersey students traditionally make a good showing at the annual competition, but of particular note was Yishai Eisenberg’s perfect score on the junior-high-level Hebrew exam (see sidebar page 41). His older sister, Yael, placed second in the high-school Hebrew exam, while Elisheva Friedman of Passaic took second place on the junior-high level. Read more