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Heschel teacher wins the 2022 Covenant Foundation Pomegranate Prize!

We are thrilled to announce that our very own Morah Lisa Sheps has been selected as winner of the 2022 Covenant Foundation Pomegranate Prize.


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News & Notices

Chuggim: After School Activities – Winter 2023

November 28, 2022

We are excited to announce that registration for the Winter 2023 Chuggim: After School Activities is now open! We have several new and exciting activities in our winter lineup commencing…
Through the Classroom Window

Poetry Festival

November 28, 2022

On Thursday, November 10, students throughout the school celebrated our annual Poetry Festival. They used their imagination, words, music, and art to bring their poetry to…

Kislev Poll: What do you think was the biggest nes of Chanukkah?

November 25, 2022

Dvar Torah

Take time to think before you act

November 25, 2022

This week’s Middat HaShavuah is taken from our Torah portion, Parshat Toldot. The Middah is:  Key Verse: וַיֹּאכַל וַיֵּשְׁתְּ, וַיָּקָם וַיֵּלַךְ; וַיִּבֶז עֵשָׂו, אֶת-הַבְּכֹרָה  (בראשית כה:כג) …
Student Scene

2022/23 Student Council

November 18, 2022

Our names are Liyad and Rebecca. We are the newly elected Ministers of Tikshoret (Communications).  After making the decision to run for a Student Council Minister,…

Cooking with Moreh David: Shabbat Dinner Moroccan Style

November 15, 2022

Thank you to Heschel parent Jaclyn Klimitz for guest writing this blog post. Last Wednesday evening, I had the pleasure of attending the first Adult Education event…
Heschel Hornets

The Junior Boys Soccer Team Take Home the Trophy!

November 9, 2022

On Tuesday, November 8th, the Grade 4-5 Boys Soccer Team played in a full day Jewish Day Schools Soccer Tournament. The team had a slow start…
Meet the Community

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…
Heschel FAQs

Heschel FAQs: How do we teach and learn at The Toronto Heschel School?

October 6, 2022

The Toronto Heschel School offers a unique, award-winning curriculum which encompasses best practices for teaching and learning that form the basis of our whole child approach…
Heschel Gallery

The Heschel Gallery: Melding Chagall and Shmuel Aleph

May 11, 2022

The Heschel Gallery is a Heschel Hive column that appears at the end of every rotation throughout the year. It features students’ artwork with an explanation…
Meme Contests

Get Your Meme On! Heschel’s Monthly Meme Contest—And the Winner is…

April 26, 2022

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

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…


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!

Kislev כסלו

Kislev Poll: What do you think was the biggest nes of Chanukkah?

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