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Former MK’s passion for Israel is contagious

In a passionate address to Grades 10 and 11 students earlier this week, former MK Rabbi Dov Lipman captivated students with stories about his experience as the first American to serve in the Knesset in 25 years. A representative of the Yesh Atid party – a centrist...

Remembering our fallen Canadian heroes

High School and Elementary students and faculty gathered this morning in separate tributes to mark Remembrance Day and honour the thousands of heroic men and women who sacrificed their lives to protect our country. Elementary students learned about the day's...

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis visits Hebrew Academy

In a memorable, once-in-a-lifetime event, hundreds of students, faculty and staff from local Jewish day schools were honoured with a personal visit from the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth. As part of an inaugural trip to Canada...

Outing opens eyes, minds and doors

In honour of  Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan, our Grade 6 boys and their teachers Rebbe Binyomin Aisenstark, Mrs. Sheri Gray and Mr. James O'Hagan are visiting the JEM workshop this morning. JEM is an adapted workplace that employs individuals with intellectual and physical...

In this game, everyone’s a winner

Hebrew Academy’s Juvenile basketball team recently kicked off the new GMAA season with a 51-47 victory over Westmount High. While the win was pretty typical for our boys, their uniforms were anything but – rather than sporting their usual royal blue and white shorts...

Building a community of givers

It’s the weekend, and while most students are thrilled to have a little break from school, Hebrew Academy Grade 11 student Nathaniel Ouazana eagerly returns to the building every Shabbat. There, for a little over an hour, Nathaniel leads Bnei Akiva, an international...

Z’man Simchateinu and the concept of happiness

by Dr. Kalman Stein, Head of School This coming Sunday evening we usher in Sukkot, Z'man Simchateinu, the Season of our Happiness. Let us take a moment to consider what the Torah has in mind when it speaks of the concept of happiness, of Simcha. The Torah and Halakha...

Our school’s bracha for the coming year

by Dr. Kalman Stein, Head of School In this week's Torah reading, Parashat Ki Tavo, we encounter a relatively short description of the blessings HaKadosh Barukh Hu will shower upon us if we live up to our religious obligations, followed by a long, harrowing litany of...

Beeyond the classroom: A model of 21st century learning

You might say they had an unbeelievable time. Grade 1A and B students were abuzz with excitement on Tuesday when they visited a 150-acre farm all the way in Cockeysville, Maryland, in anticipation of Rosh Hashana. The virtual field trip didn’t require packing...

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