The Heschel Blog
March 18, 2020
Message from Moreh Greg

Dear Heschel Community, Shalom.  I hope you and your families are all healthy and are adapting to our new and challenging times.  Today we will officially begin Heschel@Home learning.  I want to acknowledge the incredible work of the staff here at Heschel – our teachers, our support staff, and team leaders for getting Heschel@Home learning up …

Grade 6, 7, 8
April 20, 2018
Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut Vlog

The Tikshoreth committee interviews Junior High students about yesterday’s Yom Hazikaron Commemoration and Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration.  

March 16, 2018
Sparks of Change Vlog

Grade eight students participated in the Sparks for Change program last week to meet with Arab-Israeli and Jewish-Israeli teens and their teachers. Students compared similarities and differences between their lives, and gained an invaluable perspective about one another.

March 09, 2018
Pay It Forward Purim Vlog

Students share their experiences from participating in Pay-it-Forward Purim this past Tuesday.  Students in grades seven and eight, along with teachers and parents, took to the streets of downtown Toronto to deliver Mishloach Manot to those in need; one for themselves and one to pay-it-forward to another person who could use it.  The gifts were created …

March 02, 2018
Purim Vlog

The Tikshoreth committee interviews Junior High students about yesterday’s Purim activities.  In Junior High, students connected the characters from the Purim story to different leadership styles and the attitude each leader displays towards giving tzedakah to the homeless.  

February 09, 2018
Grade 6 Plays Vlog

  Two grade six students interview one another about the plays they wrote and performed today.  Their plays compared and contrasted similar narratives in Greek mythology and the Chumash around the theme of Fate vs. Free Will.

February 02, 2018
Tu Bishvat Vlog

A student from the Tikshoreth Committee interviews a student from the Environmental Committee about Tu Bishvat and Environment Week at Heschel.

January 19, 2018
Pajama Day Vlog

A Grade Seven student from the Tikshoreth Committee interviews students about today’s Pyjama Day organized by the Tarbut Committee.

December 22, 2017
Chanukkah Festival of the Arts Vlog

Grade Seven and Eight students from the Tikshoreth (Communications) Committee interviewed one another about this week’s Chanukkah Festival of the Arts.  Look forward to more videos from the Tikshoreth Committee throughout the year!