Portland Jewish Academy is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and is proud of our partnership with them in strengthening our local Jewish community as well as the global community.










Student & Family Handbook

Welcome to our kehillah - community. PJA is a warm and nurturing environment, which embodies our middot - core values and is conducive to learning and personal growth for students, faculty, and staff members alike. We wish you and your child(ren) a fruitful and satisfying year at PJA.

L’ Shalom, 
Merrill Hendin, Principal

Student & Family Handbook

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The Cell Campaign Project

Our students and staff recently participated in an important annual election at PJA to determine “The Most Important Organelle” of 2022. As a part of their studies in biology, 7th & 8th grade students learn about cells through The Cell Campaign Project. 

Read More about The Cell Campaign Project