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Author Bailey Daniels

A Joyful Rikudiyah

May 22, 2024

I’m in grade 7 and joined Rikudiyah this year, and it was so much fun!

Heschel Students Excel in Hebrew Language Skills Assessment!

May 16, 2024

The Toronto Heschel School Grade 5 and 7 students surpassed both community and North American averages in various Hebrew language skills on a recent standardized assessment.

Heschel Admissions Policies for Preschool & Beyond

April 10, 2024

Given the popularity of Heschel’s Shorashim Preschool, I wanted to take a moment to inform parents of the school’s policies around Preschool and higher grade admissions....

Meet Morah Edna Sharet!

March 14, 2024

Learn about Morah Edna's journey to Heschel, her role as Director of Junior High, some of her favourite Heschel happenings, and her ideal superpower.

Parent Perspective: Processing Emotions in these Turbulent Times

November 6, 2023

Heschel parent Meredith Landy wrote a beautiful and touching article for the Times of Israel blog about processing the emotional impact of the events in Israel....

November 3, 2023

On October 7, 2023, Israel suffered the largest scale attack against Jewish civilians since the Holocaust.   At The Toronto Heschel School, we stand firmly in support...

Be Welcoming

November 3, 2023

The Middat HaShavuah is taken from our Torah portion, Parshat Vayera. The Middah is: וַיָּרָץ לִקְרָאתָם מִפֶּתַח הָאֹהֶל (בראשית יח:ב) Middah: Be welcoming  In this week’s...

Be Flexible

October 27, 2023

Our Middat HaShavuah this week reminds us to be flexible. It comes from this week’s Torah portion, Lech Lecha, where Abraham demonstrates his flexibility in letting...

Early Years Literacy at Heschel: Meet Michelle McGowen

October 25, 2023

Michelle McGowen, Early Years Literacy Teacher, enlightens readers about her role in supporting literacy at Heschel.