The holiday of Tu B’Shevat (the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat) is known as the New Year of the Trees. Over the last several decades, it has become a kind of Jewish “Earth Day” in many Jewish communities.
Portland Jewish Academy students receive a well-rounded education, which helps them develop into children with character who become tomorrow’s leaders. Our rigorous academic programs foster a love of learning by focusing on both critical thinking and creativity. Each subject, lesson, experiment and field trip is treated as one part of an equation that creates a child who is curious about the world and brave enough to explore it.
Spotlights on Programs at PJA
An integrated winter-themed unit was the perfect way to go into the winter break for our third graders.
Students practiced a variety of math and language arts skills through the study of hot chocolate.
You are making the most of your first year of high school! Tell us about all of the volunteering and advocacy work you have been involved in.
- I was a CIT (volunteer) at an art camp this summer...
Hanukkah brings with it a wonderful opportunity to explore the great culinary variety of Israeli cuisine. Many of us are familiar with the American version of sufganiyot (jelly-filled donuts) and latkes (fried potato pancakes),