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Reflections of a Shinshin Host

April 18, 2024

Meet Laya, whose family has opened their home to Heschel shinshinim. Discover her unique perspective on the special bond formed between these Israeli teenage ambassadors and...

Host a UJA ShinShin in 2024-2025!

April 11, 2024

Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey of cultural exchange and connection? We are thrilled to announce that applications are now open to become...

ShinShinim Corner

October 13, 2023

Hello everyone! It’s Yahli and Shaked, your Shinshinim! We are so excited to be able to celebrate all the Tishrei holidays with you.  For Yom Kippur, we...

Introducing our 2023-24 ShinShinim!

April 25, 2023

UJA’s Israel Engagement ShinShinim are a group of Israeli high school graduates who defer their enlistments in the Israel Defense Forces to spend a “year of...


March 20, 2023

On Sunday February 26th, we had the pleasure of attending the first Zimriyah since 2020, presented by the Julia & Henry Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Education....

Finding the Dead Sea Scrolls

December 13, 2022

Under the Generative Topic of “Even desolate places can be teeming with life,” Grade 6 students have been learning about the Judean desert and its surrounding...

Meet the 2022/23 Shinshinim!

May 20, 2022

We are thrilled to introduce 2022/23 UJA ShinShiniyot, Tamar and Tamar! They are very excited to come to Toronto and meet our amazing Heschel community. Click the image below to...

ShinShinim Bring Israel to Heschel

October 7, 2021

As part of Heschel’s commitment to Israel engagement and education, we are proud to welcome two new UJA ShinShinim to our school. Ma’ayan Gordon and Semyon...

Nuit Blanche - לילה לבן

February 21, 2019

Nuit Blanche took place on Saturday, February 9. Many of the grade seven and eight students came to participate. It was a very fun-filled night, with...