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About JVA

About JVA


About JVA

Jewish Values Academy (JVA) (noun): a fun and meaningful Hebrew school for Jewish children in NDG: JVA was awesome this week!

When, Where, Who?

JVA intends to offer several programs for 2016-2017

Programs continuing from last year:

1) Sunday mornings from 10:00 - 12:15, for ages 5-7.

New programs:

2) Weekday Afternoon (tentatively Wednesday) every week from 4:00 - 6:00, for ages 8-10.

3) Time TBA, A Bat Mitvah Club for girls ages 11-13.

Note: For Bar Mitzvah age boys, please visit


JVA is directed by Rabbi "Yosh" Berkowicz , who is completing an M. Ed. in Educational Psychology.

Teaching is led by Chani Berkowicz , an experienced educator of children and a graduate of Beis Chaya Mushka Seminary of Montreal's Early Childhood Education program.

Chayale Hershcovich is a consults for and advises JVA. She has extensive Hebrew School experience and has completed her studies at Concordia.


Tuition is set at an affordable 350$ / year per child. Sibling discounts are available: the second sibling receives a discount of $150. We also offer discounts for referring new students.

Our policy is to never turn anyone away due to a lack of funds.

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