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A Conversation with Principal Alan Rusonik

November 9, 2022

This first Meet the Community profile of the school year is of our new Principal, Moreh Alan Rusonik.  Hopefully you have had a chance to meet...
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Why Jewish Education Matters

March 22, 2021

On March 11, 2021, The Toronto Heschel School hosted the Greater Toronto Jewish community for a fascinating discussion on Rabbi Sacks’s ideas about why Jewish learning is...
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Mi Sheberakh

April 2, 2020

Thursday mornings are a special time at Heschel, when our Junior High students and teachers gather for Tefillah b’Tzibur. There are many beautiful Heschel traditions during...
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Chanukkah Festival of the Arts Concert

December 18, 2019

Last week, we participated in our 10th and final Chanukkah Concert as Heschel students. This year especially, we acknowledged how special this concert was for us...
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Is The Toronto Heschel School Religious?

November 28, 2019

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Heschel Graduate in the CJN

October 30, 2019

Yasher Koach to Heschel graduate, Benjamin Beiles (2014), on his insightful article in the CJN about the value of studying Talmud. Beiles: My teachers were right:...
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Thank you, Joanna

May 17, 2018

For the past four years, Joanna Shapiro has served as Co-Chair of Heschel’s Board of Directors. As she nears the end of this record-breaking term, we...
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Sparks of Change - A Parent's Perspective

March 13, 2018

Alaa Abu Raya and Danielle Fenster, two of the 8 teens who came to Toronto as part of the Sparks of Change program, stayed in my...