Dec
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December, 2nd 2022
Dear Hebrew Academy Community: What was the message that HaKadosh Baruch Hu was conveying to Yaakov with the vision of “a ladder set up on the ground and its top reaching heaven” with angels…
Nov
21
November, 21st 2022
Hebrew Academy 8th graders had a unique opportunity to get to know and learn Torah with a group of our high school's upperclassmen in a dynamic, interactive class taught by Rabbi Yosi Manne (Rebbi &…
Nov
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November, 18th 2022
This week, we launched our Active Science Prime Changing Environments unit. In small groups, the third grade scientists examined a mystery object and shared their ideas about what it might be. They…
Nov
18
November, 18th 2022
A few years ago, Rabbi Aaron Starr, a Conservative rabbi, wrote a blog entitled “Time to say Kaddish for tikkun olam.” Rabbi Starr is very concerned about the rapidly diminishing level of synagogue…
Nov
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November, 11th 2022
Dear Hebrew Academy Community: Many years ago I had the honor and privilege of spending two hours every Wednesday afternoon studying Humash with Prof. Nechama Leibowitz, an extraordinary scholar who…
Nov
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November, 4th 2022
Dear Hebrew Academy Community: The Torah seems to be unusually preoccupied with Avraham's age in our Parasha and in the many Midrashim which comment upon it. We are told in the text that Avraham…
Oct
28
October, 28th 2022
Today, the High School recognized students who have qualified to be new members of the National Honor Society in a special ceremony. The students have met all the requirements set forth by the NHS…
Oct
28
October, 28th 2022
Today, Hebrew Academy students honored Lone Soldiers during Yom Tzahal! Students and faculty were honored with a visit from Mosher Parnes, an HA alum and lone solder. Our B'not Sherut transformed our…
Oct
28
October, 28th 2022
This week, schools all over the country are participating in the National Red Ribbon Week Campaign. The purpose of Red Ribbon Week is to bring alcohol and drug prevention education to students. At the…
Oct
28
October, 28th 2022
Dear Hebrew Academy Community: At the end of the description of that which Hashem created on four of the days of Creation about which we read last Shabbat we are told “וירא אלוקים כי טוב –God saw…