Blog Category: Alumni

Opportunity Knocking At Your Door

When opportunity knocks, best to answer it. I am currently a freshman at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. hoping…
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Running My Way to Success

By Michal Weissberg (’13) This past Friday, I ran the Jerusalem Half Marathon. With my experience and growth as a…
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Academy Stories

What is your Academy Story? We know you have a fun or meaningful story to share! Listen to these alumni…
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Proud alum, oleh and soldier!

Written this past week by Gabe Michael (’12), prior to joining the IDF It feels like yesterday I was in…
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The Invaluable Lesson of Time Management

During her years at the Academy, Leah Panitch Finkel (’02) was so accustomed to juggling 12 different classes that by…
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A Lot Can Happen in 15 Years

For most of our alumni, a lot can happen in the years since graduating high school. For Rachel (Hurwith) Zimmerman…
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A Letter to Coach Klein

Dear Coach Klein, I recently had a friendly debate with a few of my friends in yeshiva about extra curricular…
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Coming ‘Home’ to Israel

Aaron Friedman (’03), documented his family’s aliyah this past summer in such great detail that anyone who knows him felt…
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Playing Music for Chesed

“I don’t actually have a good voice, but I love to play guitar,” says Benji Richter (‘10), as he expounds…
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Chanukkah in Rome

Recent grads Ari Kaissar (’13) and David Quintas (’13) light the menorah at the Arch of Titus last night and…
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