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A serious message, delivered with humour

A serious message, delivered with humour

High School Judaic Studies teacher Mrs. Chaya Elias treated Grade 11 Navi students to a special afternoon on Tuesday. The ladies welcomed dynamic Rabbi Gavriel Friedman, widely known as Rav Gav, who spoke on "The Tefillah Challenge." Rav Gav teaches at Aish HaTorah in...

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Celebrating Yom Ha’Atzmaut the HA way

Celebrating Yom Ha’Atzmaut the HA way

Our HA family welcomed Yom Ha’Atzmaut on Wednesday in typical HA-style: full of ruach, simcha, pride, gratitude and love for our beloved homeland. The day began with Hallel Chagigit and continued with Israel-themed activities including a scavenger hunt, Spin-the-Wheel...

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Yom Hazikaron: “Our day to remember”

Yom Hazikaron: “Our day to remember”

High School students and faculty honoured Israel’s fallen chayalim and victims of terror in an emotional assembly on Tuesday. Following a nod to HA alumni serving in the IDF and a prayer for chayalei Tzahal by School Rabbi Rabbi Eddie Shostak, Head of School Dr. Laura...

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Hebrew Academy marks Yom HaShoah with outstanding tributes

Hebrew Academy marks Yom HaShoah with outstanding tributes

High School and Elementary marked Yom HaShoah on Tuesday with solemn tributes that were equally outstanding as years' past, despite being commemorated remotely. High School students, staff and parents attended a Zoom assembly on the theme of Names, Not Numbers....

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D’var Torah

Hoshana Rabbah – The minhag to eat kreplach

Hoshana Rabbah – The minhag to eat kreplach

As any self-respecting Ashkenazi Jew, I have a bank of key Yiddish words and expressions that I pull out on occasions where no other word will do. One such word, learned from my mother-in-law - who, incidentally, also does not speak Yiddish - is the word: patchkerai....

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Sukkot – Unity: An upside to the pandemic

Sukkot – Unity: An upside to the pandemic

We are evolved, sophisticated, forward-thinking twenty-first century modern men and women. We have walked on the moon, we have cured diseases, and we are exploring the universe in outer space and at the quantum level. We are the most advanced specimens our species has...

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Parashat Ha’Azinu – A time to take stock of our blessings

Parashat Ha’Azinu – A time to take stock of our blessings

As the Aseret Yemei Teshuva come to a close, for most of us, they have felt quite different from almost every other year. Instead of feeling immersed in introspection and anticipation, our time is spent watching the daily tally of new COVID cases rise, watching yellow...

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Rosh Hashana – Moving the needle a bit each day

Rosh Hashana – Moving the needle a bit each day

Every family has stories that get magnified over time and eventually become family lore. In my family, the story of my grandparents’ engagement and marriage is that type of story. Both families lived in Transylvania, and in the midst of the craziness overtaking Europe...

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