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  • With help, local schools grow their endowments

    January 14, 2015 | 1:55 pm

    The endowment at Oakwood School, a private, nonsectarian day school in North Hollywood, adds up to nearly $20 million. Compare that to Los Angeles-area Jewish day schools and things just don’t equate — some have no endowment at all, and at many others, the endowment is, at best,...

  • Sinai Akiba wins basketball championship

    January 3, 2014 | 3:17 pm

    Stacked at the corner of Wilshire and Beverly Glen boulevards is a five-story structure that houses a championship tradition not well known to the outside world. It is here that Sinai Akiba Academy has taken its athletics program, which was once almost kicked out of its league, to...

  • Veteran generals address day school students

    By Ryan Torok

    November 8, 2012 | 12:58 pm

    “Judaism, the Jewish religion and the history of the Jewish people are steeped in values,” said retired Lt. Gen. David Fridovich, who also served in the U.S. Army as a Green Beret. Addressing a crowd of elementary and middle school students from Sinai Akiba Academy and Brawerman...

  • L.A. Receives Emergency Grant, Sinai Head Appointed, Composer Wins Soup Contest

    March 18, 2009 | 5:09 am

    L.A. Receives Emergency Grant to Pay for Jewish Education

    Five communities, including Los Angeles, will split an $11 million emergency grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation for day school and Jewish camp tuition assistance over the next two years. The San Francisco-based foundation...

  • Ode to Chanukah

    December 29, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Enjoy this poem by Sinai Akiba fifth-grader Shana Saleh as you munch on those latkes.

    Chanukah means miracles,

    Miracles means light --

    Light in our hearts

    And lights in our minds.

    Minds mean thinking back

    Sometime long ago

    When the Greeks made a

    Riot because of hate for

    The temple, a...