Akiva 15th Annual Play – The Greatest Puppet Show

Akiva 15th Annual Play – The Greatest Puppet Show

Akiva School’s recent 15th annual production was a huge success with four incredible performances on the evenings of December 12th, 13th, 15th and 16th at the DB Clarke Theater. Organized entirely by Akiva School parents, this year’s show was entitled “The Greatest...
CAPS Program Registration Open

CAPS Program Registration Open

The Generations Fund CAPS program makes excellent Jewish day school more accessible and affordable by providing subsidies and tuition freezes for middle-income families. Click here to find out more about the CAPS program and eligibility. 
Annual Akiva Kindergarten Teddy Bear Clinic

Annual Akiva Kindergarten Teddy Bear Clinic

Every year, the Kindergarten classes organize a session where our Kindergarten students bring their favourite teddy bear or stuffed toy to the “Teddy Bear Clinic”. The clinic consists of different stations run by Akiva parents who work in the medical field and explain...
You Belong

You Belong

I echo the words of the Psalmist, imo anochi b’tzarah—I am with you in your sorrow.  I join the voices of the people of Pittsburgh, Jews and decent people everywhere, in pain and distress over the events of this past Shabbat.  Imo anochi b’tzarah, I am with you in...
Shabbat has kept the Jews

Shabbat has kept the Jews

“It may be said without exaggeration that more than the Jews have kept the Sabbath, it is the Sabbath that has kept the Jews.” So wrote Asher Zvi Ginsberg in his celebrated 1898 essay, “Shabbes and Zionism.”  This quip became the writer’s most famous quote, but what...