Learning Fair

Learning Fair! On March 29, 2016, we are excited to open our classroom doors for parents and friends to come to our learning fair! The fair begins at 1:00 pm. Our K-1, 2-3, and 4-5 classes will be preparing class projects in school with their instructors. Some of these projects

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The Little Mermaid, Jr.

A Note from Tanya Schwartz, Co-Producer Thank you for the opportunity to produce Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jr. play in our school. Ben and I empathize with King Triton, who tries to shelter and protect his child from the turbulent world above. It is not easy for a parent to

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Lions at The Lion King

Breathtaking. Awe-inspiring. Unprecedented. A marvel. These are all words that describe HACD, of course, but they are also words that critics have used to describe the Broadway production of Disney's The Lion King. Tickets on Broadway cost upwards of $100.00, so you can imagine how excited we are to offer

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2015.06.22 – Annual Meeting

2014-15 Annual Meeting Remarks by Principal Julie Pollack   2014-15 Annual Report

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OUTSMARTING THE FOX: WHY JEWISH DAY SCHOOLS MATTER

OUTSMARTING THE FOX:  WHY JEWISH DAY SCHOOLS MATTER Dvar Torah For Parshat Emor/HACD Shabbat 5775 by Rabbi Dan Ornstein Here is a parable from the Talmud. A wily fox once sat by a river bank greedily eyeing all the delicious looking schools of fish swimming in the river. Strangely, they

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Upside-Down Purim Party

...יוֹם אַרְבָּעָה עָשָׂר לְחֹדֶשׁ אֲדָר וְאֵת יוֹם חֲמִשָּׁה עָשָׂר בּוֹ בְּכָל שָׁנָה וְשָׁנָה: כַּיָּמִים אֲשֶׁר נָחוּ בָהֶם הַיְּהוּדִים מֵאֹיְבֵיהֶם וְהַחֹדֶשׁ אֲשֶׁר נֶהְפַּךְ לָהֶם מִיָּגוֹן לְשִׂמְחָה וּמֵאֵבֶל לְיוֹם טוֹב לַעֲשׂוֹת אוֹתָם יְמֵי מִשְׁתֶּה וְשִׂמְחָה וּמִשְׁלֹחַ מָנוֹת אִישׁ לְרֵעֵהוּ וּמַתָּנוֹת לָאֶבְיֹנִים: ... the fourteenth day of the month of Adar and the fifteenth

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L’hitraot and Welcome – November 21,2014

After twelve fantastic years building Hebrew Academy’s athletic and physical education programs, Coach Ryan Miller is looking forward to his next big challenge: Program Director of the Capital District and North Country for The Special Olympics New York.  What an incredible statement Ryan’s appointment with Special Olympics makes; both about

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TEVA – November 14, 2014

When our seventh grade students attend TEVA each year, it is their second time in the program.  For those students, there is “Advanced TEVA,” which includes more advanced hiking, outdoor activities, and learning.  Sonia Wilk, who is the lead educator at TEVA, teaches the Advanced TEVA program to our students.

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Press Release – 2014.09.05 – Hebrew Academy’s Dream Team for Academics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September  5, 2014 Hebrew Academy’s Dream Team for Academics Julie Pollack has been appointed Principal of Bet Shraga Hebrew Academy of the Capital District, on Sand Creek Road in Albany.  She will execute the educational vision of Head of School Rhonda Rosenheck and directly supervise educational programming.

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