This video project was organized and sponsored by local community volunteer and IAC GVANIM alumna, Onir Leshem-Spiegel as part of her community outreach project, which aims to help familiarize Israeli-American families with the Jewish education system in Greater Boston, and provides access to information about the resources and services these institutions make available to young families.

Epstein Hillel School

Marblehead, MA

Epstein Hillel School, formerly Cohen Hillel Academy, provides the finest in K-8 education grounded in Judaism. Our faculty teach a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum that fosters critical thinking, curiosity, creativity, and a love of learning. Relationships are at the heart of the school, and the teachers help students meet their full potential in a close-knit and compassionate community. Epstein Hillel graduates are known for their academic achievement, strong Jewish identity, confidence, intellect, and sound moral compass.

Boston’s Jewish Community Day School

Watertown, MA

JCDS, Boston’s Community Day School, provides a premier education that: Nurtures each student's capacity for intellectual discovery and decision-making within a respectful, pluralist, bilingual Hebrew-English environment; Gives graduates the ability to create their futures informed by Jewish values, texts and culture, and to make a difference in their communities and in the world; And kindles the flame of lifelong learning in all its constituencies and serves as an inspirational model of innovative, effective and joyful teaching and learning beyond the school.

For more information and to learn more about financial aid opportunities, contact Gavi Elkind at [email protected].


Striar Hebrew Academy

Sharon, MA

Striar Hebrew Academy builds community and a better future, one child at a time. The school embraces Modern Orthodox Judaism as the wholehearted expression of Torah values and commitments through broad participation in the world. As a community of diverse individuals with shared values, interpersonal, communal, and environmental relationships are governed by tzedek (justice) and chesed (loving-kindness).

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston

Newton, MA

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston (SSDS) provides an outstanding education in English and Hebrew that inspires a love of learning, celebrates the creativity and achievements of our children, and nurtures lives rooted in Jewish tradition and Torah.

The Rashi School

Dedham, MA

The Rashi School provides a dynamic, child-centered program of academic excellence that integrates rich secular and Jewish studies curricula and nurtures in its students’ critical minds and compassionate hearts.

Gann Academy

Waltham, MA

The mission of Gann Academy is to educate, to inspire, and to empower intellectually confident, passionately engaged, ethically responsible Jews who, through critical thinking and the contribution of their unique voices, will create a vibrant Jewish future and build a better world where human dignity will flourish.

For more information and to learn more about financial aid opportunities, contact [email protected].

MetroWest Jewish Day School

Framingham, MA

MWJDS is a pre-K to grade 8 community Jewish day school that celebrates pluralism and diversity. The MWJDS student community actively engages in the comprehensive exploration of both secular and Jewish curricula, weaving together ancient texts and modern perspectives. MWJDS inspires our students to excel in the world as knowledgeable and responsible members of the diverse Jewish community.

Maimonides School

Brookline, MA

Maimonides School is proud to be the beacon of Modern Orthodox education in New England and welcomes students from Early Childhood through 12th Grade. Building on the legacy of Rabbi Dr. Joseph B. Soloveitchik זצ״ל, Maimonides students have a strong foundation in both religious and general education, are committed to Torah values, and are well-prepared for the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

Please note, if your school is not listed here and would like to be included, please contact [email protected]