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Our Response to the Poway Incident


Dear Hebrew Academy Family, 

We are pained and heartbroken by the tragic shooting that took place yesterday the last day of Pesach, during Yizkor services at Chabad of Poway, California. We grieve for the family of Lori Gilbert-Kaye who lost her life and pray for the recovery of Rabbi Yisrael Goldstein, Noya Dahan and Almog Peretz  who were injured. This hate filled incident is an attack on the entire Jewish community and all civilized people. 

We thank all of those who communicated with us about the incident to express their support and concern. We are grateful for the support of law enforcement both in the Poway area and locally. Our school security director works v… Read More »

Hebrew Language Library Opening on Campus - Open to Public!


We are very excited to announce the opening of the very first all Hebrew Library in Orange County. Located inside the Hebrew Academy school library, community members will have the opportunity to check out books written exclusively in Hebrew.


We invite you to attend the grand opening on May 5, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on our campus.  This even is for ages 8 and under.


There will be a story time in both English and Hebrew, arts and crafts, bounce house, and snacks.


You can purchase tickets here for $7 per person.


Library books include authors for children such as Rinta Hoffer, Nira Harel, J.K Rowling, Ram Oren, Frankel Alona, Leah Goldberg, Levin Kipnis, Miriam Ruth, Maya Hanoh, and Paul K… Read More »

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