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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Field Trips, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Our high school students are away on field trips this week. Ninth graders will hike down –  and up – the Southern Rim of the Grand Canyon, then hike the Narrows at Zion National Park and hike the hoodoos at Bryce Canyon. Our sophomores will visit some of the top universities in Southern California and […]

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A Personal Invitation, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Once a year the Jewish Community Federation puts together a special evening for all men in the SD Jewish Community. Called “Men’s Event,” this is an evening of schmoozing and meeting old and new friends, hearing from an outstanding and topical speaker, having a dinner of burgers, beer and such, and there is no cost […]

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Music, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Given the incredible pace of technological advances, it’s hard to know what the future will hold for our children.  That’s why its so important to teach children to see the world through multiple perspectives. Here at SDJA, we teach children a second language from kindergarten through 12th grade, believing that language proficiency can be the […]

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Expectations Part 2, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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While our focus is always on your child’s development as a thinker and learner, this year we are placing a strong emphasis on ethical and spiritual grounding, as well. Whether in the meaningful conversations that take place in modeh ani/tefillah/minyan/kabshab every week, or our desire to place reciprocal expectations in a Jewish values-based covenant, or […]

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