The Heschel Blog
May 08, 2019
Holocaust  Memorial – יום השואה

Last week, the grade eight class lead a commemoration in honour of the six million Jewish people who perished in the Holocaust. The sad and poignant ceremony was attended by students in grades 5 to 7 as well as parents and friends in our community. After the ceremony, grade 8 students presented their memorials of …

February 21, 2018
Yasher Koach to Clara

Yasher Koach to Heschel student Clara Glick (Grade 5) for winning Second Prize in the annual Jewish Music Week Student Art Contest. The winning contest art pieces will be framed and on display at “The Gallery at the J” at The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (750 Spadina Avenue) from Sunday, May 27 until Wednesday, June 13. …

February 02, 2018
Grade 5 Dance Workshop

We took a dance workshop with Alpha and Jamas to prepare for our Living Haggadah performance.  They told us about where they came from in West Africa and some of their customs.  Everyone knows how to dance because music and dance were a large part of their culture, and they had different beats for different celebrations.  …