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A Fond Farewell from Our Shinshinim, Yahli and Shaked

June 26, 2024

As the school year draws to a close, we at The Toronto Heschel School have the bittersweet task of bidding farewell to our wonderful Shinshinim, Yahli...

Be Humble 

June 21, 2024

Our Middah this week,  וְהָאִ֥ישׁ מֹשֶׁ֖ה עָנָ֣ו מְאֹ֑ד מִכֹּל֙ הָֽאָדָ֔ם אֲשֶׁ֖ר עַל־פְּנֵ֥י הָאֲדָמָֽה׃  “Now the man Moshe was exceedingly humble, more than any earthling who was...

Host a UJA ShinShin in 2024-2025!

June 20, 2024

Over the years, Heschel has hosted many Shinshinim and each year has been made more special and meaningful by their presence and participation. This year has...

Become a Class Parent!

June 19, 2024

Dear Heschel Parents, We are looking for volunteers to serve as Class Parents for the upcoming 2024/2025 school year. As Class Parent, you would play a...

Lead By First Making an Offering

June 14, 2024

This past week, we continued our tradition of hosting Generations Day just prior to Shavuot. Shavuot is one of three ancient pilgrimage festivals, during which people...

Make Sure Everyone Counts 

June 7, 2024

At the very beginning of this week’s Parsha, Parshat Bamidbar (also the name of the 4th book of the Torah that begins this week) Hashem tells...

Feel Peaceful and Help Others Feel Peaceful

May 31, 2024

In Parshat Bechukotai, we read the verse:  נָתַתִּי שָׁלוֹם בָּאָרֶץ וּשְׁכַבְתֶּם וְאֵין מַחֲרִיד  God says, “I shall offer wholeness in the land; you shall dwell without...

Help Others Feel Respected  

May 24, 2024

The “Middat HaShavuah”, taken from this week’s Torah portion of Parshat Behar, instructs us to help others feel respected. The verse reads as follows:  Parshah: בהרKey Verse: ...

Mitzvah Day 2024

May 23, 2024

Earlier this week, our community came together in full force for our annual Mitzvah Day event. It was a day filled with warmth, camaraderie, and the...