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Hillel Torah Students Complete Sefer Tehillim

Ten years ago, Hillel Torah parents Rifka and Daniel Weiss approached Hillel Torah with a dream. The year before, the Weiss’s had been moved by the power of communal Tehillim when their daughter Emuna Shir (Emma), became ill.  After Emma’s passing, Rifka and Daniel wanted to do something to keep her memory alive, while at…

posted by Hillel Torah
08/11/2021

A Tu Bishvat Visit to the Deutsch’s Garden

Our Middle School students had the zchut of being hosted in the garden of Rav Menachem and Ziva Deutsch who live in Kiryat Ye’arim, nestled in the Judah hills, an 8 mile drive from Jerusalem. In addition to being a beloved Rosh Yeshiva, Rav Menachem, who grew up on a farm up north in Moshav…

posted by Hillel Torah
01/28/2021

Another Year of Chidon Success

[Chicago Jewish Home] MAY 30, 2019 – In early May, 250 students qualified nationwide (out of 600+) to travel to New York to take their shot at the National Chidon HaTanach finals.15 out of 24 of our 7th and 8th grade Chidon participants represented Hillel Torah at the competition. Yishar Koach to the four students…

posted by Hillel Torah
06/01/2019

Nine Years of Names, Not Numbers ©

[Chicago Jewish Home] MAY 30, 2019 – For the past nine years, Hillel Torah’s 8th grade classes have been privileged to gain firsthand knowledge of the Holocaust through participation in the worldwide, intergenerational Holocaust oral history film project, Names Not Numbers©. Names, Not Numbers © is an ongoing documentary created by students who research Holocaust…

posted by Hillel Torah
05/30/2019

Eight Years of Names, Not Numbers ©

For the past eight years, Hillel Torah’s 8th grade classes have been privileged to gain firsthand knowledge of the Holocaust through participation in the worldwide, intergenerational Holocaust oral history film project, Names Not Numbers ©. Names, Not Numbers is an ongoing documentary created by students who research Holocaust survivors’ stories at the beginning of the…

posted by Hillel Torah
05/06/2018

Celebrating [email protected]

The day before Yom Haaztmaut, Israel’s Independence day, Hillel commemorated Yom HaZikaron, where they remembered those who lost their lives in the struggle that led to the establishment of the State of Israel, and all military and civilian people who perished while in active duty in Israel’s armed forces or in terrorist attacks. Hillel Torah’s…

posted by Hillel Torah
04/19/2018

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