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    Oct
    22

    Candle Lighting Oct. 22th 5:46 pm, Oct. 23th Parshat Vayera, Havdallah after 6:45pm

    Oct
    24

    GRADES 5-8 PARENT-CHILD LEARNING PROGRAM

    Oct
    27

    GRADE 8 PARENTS HIGH SCHOOL NIGHT

    Oct
    29

    Candle Lighting Oct. 29th 5:36 pm, Oct. 30th Parshat Chayei Sarah, Havdallah after 6:36pm

    Oct
    31

    GRADES 5-8 PARENT-CHILD LEARNING PROGRAM

    Nov
    02

    ELECTION DAY REGULAR SESSIONS

  • Latest News

      Video of the Week – 10/1/2021

      Watch this week's Video of the Week! https://player.vimeo.com/video/619966075 ...[Read More]

      Back to School Night 2021-2022

      We invite you to meet your teachers and learn all about the 2021-2022 curriculum! ...[Read More]

      YCQ Supply Lists 2021-2022

      The supply lists for grades N-8 for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year are now available. This is a generic list that applies to each child for his or her grade.  https://ycqweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Supply-List-2021-2022.pdf For your convenience, YCQ is using a new tool as ...[Read More]

      Eighth Grade Graduation

      This years eighth grade students graduated this past week in a beautiful ceremony atYCQ. The ceremonies started on Tuesday night for the boys and was followed by thegirls the next evening. Dr. Wein, Mr. Glaser, Rabbi Landsman, Ms. Schlisser, GabrielKhaimov and Michaela Kovan (valedictorians) addres...[Read More]

      Senior Awards Dinner

      Last Thursday evening, the eighth grade students and their teachersparticipated in a beautiful Senior Awards Dinner at the home of fellowgraduate, Natan Aranbaiev. Each student received a specific award designedespecially for them. During the ceremony, students and faculty ate dinner andenjoyed a r...[Read More]

      Kindergarten Graduation

      The Kindergarten classes held their annual graduation ceremony this pastWednesday. Each class performed a play including singing and dancing from theknowledge they have attained this school year. The students truly made theirMorot proud! Thank you to Morah Sharon, Morah Suri, Morah Sara, Morah Jane...[Read More]

      Nursery “Moving Up” Ceremony

      This past Wednesday the Nursery had a special “moving up” ceremony. Thechildren sang some of their favorite songs that they learnedthroughout the year with Morah Karen. Each child received a diploma fromRabbi Landsman and a special gift bag filled with goodies. A special thankyou to Morah Sharo...[Read More]

    Our Mission

    The Yeshiva of Central Queens is dedicated to providing our students with the best possible educational, social and emotional experience in a Torah environment. YCQ recognizes the unique qualities of each student and encourages the development of self-knowledge and awareness in a loving and accepting environment. Together with a strong academic program in Judaic and General Studies, YCQ imparts ahavat Yisrael, her people and her history. In addition, we instill an understanding and appreciation of the Hebrew language, Medinat Yisrael and our heritage.

    Our Vision

    Our goal is to cultivate in our students a desire for knowledge and a love for a Torah way of Life. We want to celebrate each achievement as they journey through our stimulating educational environment where they will find a high standard of learning, along with mutual respect and warmth; where every student feels welcome. Through a partnership between administration, faculty and parents every child will be guided to reach their fullest potential and gain a set of moral values based on honesty, integrity, trust and good judgment.

    Our History

    The history of the Yeshiva of Central Queens (YCQ) dates back to 1940 when New York City had 11 yeshiva day schools located in the other boroughs. Parents who wanted a yeshiva education for their children had to subject them to long daily commutes or have them live away from home. As a result, YCQ was established in 1941 to fill the need for quality local yeshiva education; reaching all parts of the large and continually growing borough of Queens and surrounding communities. After almost eighty years later YCQ remains a beacon of excellence in Jewish education. Thus bringing to fruition the dream of the Yeshiva of Central Queens founders, that a high-quality, nurturing Jewish education is always available and never far from home.