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Creating Lasting Memories: Ideas to Make Your Pesach Break with Family Fun and Educational


Pesach is a time for family, celebration, and sharing the joy of our Jewish heritage with those we love. At the Hebrew Academy Community Day School, children learn the importance of Pesach and the historical significance behind the customs and traditions associated with the holiday. But let's be honest, the best part of the Pesach break is watching your kids light up with excitement as they show off their Hebrew reading skills during the Kiddush or explain the ins and outs of maggid like seasoned scholars. Pesach break is a time for kids to take pride in their Jewish heritage and share it with their families.


After the Seder’s are over, Pesach break doesn't have to be just about lazing around and indulging in mountains o… Read More »

Passover Learning at HACDS: Enhancing the Academically Rich Experience for Students

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The Judaic program at Hebrew Academy Community Day School (HACDS) is a comprehensive and impactful education that promotes academic excellence and personal growth, drawing from the rich history and traditions of the Jewish faith. Passover, one of the most significant holidays in the Jewish tradition, provides a model for the importance of education and the transmission of knowledge from generation to generation.

Through the practice of Vehigaditah Levincha, or "you shall tell your child," Passover encourages families to pass down the story of the exodus from Egypt and its significance to their children. At HACDS, Passover is an example of the importance of education and its role in connecting students with their f… Read More »


Mitzvah Projects: Empowering Our Students to Become Compassionate Leaders


At Hebrew Academy, we believe in providing our students with a comprehensive education that prepares them for academic success and instills a strong sense of social responsibility and community involvement. Our educational program is built on Jewish values, encouraging our students to become compassionate and responsible citizens who positively impact their communities. Our students engage in a rigorous academic program incorporating critical thinking, problem-solving, and social-emotional skills essential for success today.

We established our annual Mitzvah Projects program to further this commitment to social responsibility and community involvement. This program allows our students to learn about critical social issues and work with… Read More »

Why The Hebrew Academy's Visionary Approach to Education Prepares Students for the Future of AI

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the way we live and learn. At The Hebrew Academy, we understand the urgency to prepare our students for a future where AI will play a significant role in their lives. Our visionary education equips our students with the skills needed to thrive in the age of AI. Keep reading to discover how we're shaping the next generation.

  1. Emphasis on Critical Thinking: AI can perform tasks previously thought to be exclusively human. However, AI is still limited in its ability to think creatively, critically, and outside the box. At The Hebrew Academy, we focus on developing critical thinking skills in our students, so they can adapt to a world where AI is constantly changing and ev… Read More »

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