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Music for Elul

August 30, 2021

As we move through the month of Elul toward Rosh Hashanah, we are pleased to share with you this piece of music by Aaron Lightstone, Heschel...

Rabbi Benjamin Levy’s article about The Toronto Heschel School’s integrated curriculum

January 16, 2019

“Now more than ever, we need to reframe the way we learn and live I believe that integration is one of the key techniques and The...
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A Heschel Parent’s Response to our Chanukkah Festival of the Arts

December 14, 2018

“A Heschel Parent’s Response to our Chanukkah Festival of the Arts” by Ava Kwinter. How did you feel during the concert? I always feel a roller...
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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...
Parent Perspective

Teacher Appreciation Week - Day 2

May 8, 2018

On Day 2 of Teacher Appreciation Week, our amazing parent volunteers (with babies in tow) delivered delicious popcorn to each member of our POP!ular staff. Thank...
Parent Perspective

Teacher Appreciation Week - Day 1

May 8, 2018

Yesterday, Heschel families kicked off Teacher Appreciation Week! To celebrate our exceptionally devoted, passionate and talented staff, students and parents will be bringing in surprises every...
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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...
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Jeff Weissberger's Inspiring Dvar Torah

October 31, 2017

Thank you to Jeff Weissberger for delivering an inspiring Dvar Torah at our last Board Meeting, which we would like to share with the Heschel Community. ...