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Moreh Greg: Reflections on Israel & Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

Since the shocking Hamas attack on Israel on October 7th, teachers, parents, and all of us have been searching for answers: What do we say to our children, our students? …


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Dvar Torah

Remember Those Who Have Helped You

December 8, 2023

When times are difficult, we tend to focus on the negative. Now, unfortunately, is one of those times.  As we concern ourselves about the security of Israel and…
Heschel Gallery

Nature’s Canvas: Exploring Art and Ecology in Grade 1 and Grade 3

December 6, 2023

At the heart of our art classes, the Grade 1 and Grade 3 students have been on an exciting journey blending nature’s wonders with their artistic…
Through the Classroom Window

Grade 3 Highlights: Ecosystem Exploration

December 4, 2023

In recent weeks, the Grade 3 students have been deeply engrossed in the study of ecosystems, delving into their Generative topic: “?אם אין אני לי מי…
Heschel Hornets

Senior Girls’ Buzzer Beater Win

November 30, 2023

In a spectacular display of skill and determination, heartfelt congratulations are extended to the Senior Girls’ Basketball Team for their stellar victory in last night’s game…
News & Notices

I Hear Your Outrage, World. Why Is It Selective?

November 23, 2023

Heschel parent Meredith Landy has written another impactful post on the Times of Israel blog about the Israeli hostage situation. The Heschel Hive is reposting the blog with…
Meet the Community

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.
Heschel FAQs

What is the Mitzvah Tree?

October 17, 2023

The Mitzvah Tree that is painted in the main hallway of the school is symbolic of many of the Judaic and educational goals of The Toronto…

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…
Student Scene

The Grade 6 Eco-Judaism Trip

September 19, 2023

This blog was written by Grade 6 students LD and BS. At 8:00 am last Tuesday, we loaded our bags on the bus and we started…

Message from Chevra

September 1, 2023

Welcome to the 2023/24 school year! We are Maya Zor and Laya Weissberger – and we are thrilled to Co-Chair the Chevra Committee this year. Chevra is…

Sivan Poll: What mitzvah from the Torah do you think helps people come together as a community the most? 

June 9, 2023

Meme Contests

Get Your Meme On! Heschel’s Monthly Meme Contest—Voting Now Open!

January 16, 2023

OK, Heschel students, it’s that time again to get your meme on! Each month, we bring you a photo of life at Heschel and you come…


Each month of the school year, we will be posing a fun question to the school community. We will post the results at the end of the month!

Sivan סִיוָן

Sivan Poll: What mitzvah from the Torah do you think helps people come together as a community the most?

Click here to vote!