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A Living Museum of Mitzvahs: Hebrew Academy’s Gift That Keeps On Giving

 Walking through the gates of Hebrew Academy on Mitzvah Day, one might be mistaken for thinking they've entered an exhibition hall. Here, though,  the vibrant displays are not just for show—they're gateways to real-world impact. With Classrooms transformed into interactive exhibits and students empowered as docents, guiding visitors through empathy, learning, and action, it was clear that this was not just a day celebrating community service. It showcased how academic skills and compassion can fuse to create a meaningful impact. 


The program begins not with the ringing of a bell but with the hum of excited voices. Kindergarten students gathered around a colorful array of books, each volume a seed of imagination… Read More »

Hebrew Language Immersion: A Journey from Preschool to High School at the Hebrew Academy

As the morning light filters through the windows of the Hebrew Academy, a chorus of young voices rises in unison. The sounds of Ivrit, the Hebrew language, echo through the halls, from the playful tunes in the preschool to the sophisticated debates in the high school classrooms. It's here, within these walls, that a journey of language and culture begins, a journey that is both personal and communal, led by a team of passionate educators.


In preschool and Kindergarten, where the seeds of language are first planted, the classroom buzzes with activity. Even our youngest students, wide-eyed and eager, absorb Hebrew through songs, stories, and games. They learn naturally and joyfully, with each word a new world to explore. "Lang… Read More »

Join the Party: What Makes The Hebrew Academy Celebration Special

Are you ready for a Purim celebration unlike any other?

As the vibrant colors of Purim begin to unfurl around us, we are thrilled to extend an open invitation to our annual Purim celebration. It’s more than just a festive gathering; it’s a celebration of who we are as individuals and a vibrant community.

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The Heart of Purim

Purim isn't just another date on the calendar; it's a time-honored tradition that embodies the spirit of unity, joy, and triumph. It’s when we share stories, laughter, and the kind of happiness that only comes from being part of a community that cares.

More Than Just Fun

Yes, there will be masquerades, games, and various festive activities, but the chance to connect makes our Purim celebr… Read More »

When History Leaps off the Page: 5th Graders' Interactive Prelude to Middle School

As the corridors of Hebrew Academy buzz with the usual chatter and shuffle of student life, a group of 5th graders is about to embark on an educational adventure that transcends time and textbooks. In a special Middle School 101 session, history is not just a subject to be studied; it becomes a world to be explored and a story to be part of.

A Classroom Time Machine

The Middle School history teacher greets our future historians, a guide ready to escort them through the stories of ancient times. The lesson? A masterful blend of interactive learning that makes the Ancient World of Egypt feel as close to their fingertips and as relevant as the latest news.

Engagement That Educates

As the students grapple with true or false questions abou… Read More »

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