Opening Minds, Bridging Differences, Living Jewish Values.


We are closer to God when we are asking questions than when we think we have the answers.”
-Abraham Joshua Heschel

Heschel creates a pluralistic community of students, faculty, and families from a wide range of Jewish, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds. Embracing differences demands that we engage each other in meaningful, substantive, and inclusive exploration of Jewish learning and living.

Jewish-Arabic Youth Orchestra Perform for High School Community

The middle and high schools welcomed The Jewish-Arabic Youth Orchestra of the Alpert Music Center in Jerusalem, a living example of coexistence in Israel. The teenage musicians performed a varied repertoire of Western and Middle-eastern. After the concert, our students then had the opportunity to ask the teens questions about their music, living in Jerusalem, and being part of a coexistence community