Jewish Identity זהות יהודית – Zehut Yehudit
The Talmud Torah Society strives to ensure that there is a place where our students can learn about and be immersed in their heritage, traditions, Hebrew language, culture, history, and religion. We inspire our students to find meaning and belonging in Jewish life and are guided by the desire to preserve and further this legacy for our community.
Educational Excellence מצוינות בחינוך – Metzuyanut Bechinuch
We believe in the importance of lifelong learning grounded in a robust academic and Judaic program. Through their studies, students develop sound character and responsible citizenship while nurturing their intellectual, social, emotional, and spiritual growth. The Talmud Torah Society values educating each student according to their needs and abilities, and inspires students to achieve their own personal excellence in all aspects of their lives.
Community קהילה – Kehila
The Talmud Torah Society values the relationships that make life meaningful. We are committed to our role in creating connections within and between Talmud Torah, the Edmonton Jewish community, “Klal Yisrael – כלל ישראל” (the Jewish People), the State of Israel, and the community at large. Grounded in Jewish values and a sense of social responsibility, our students become empowered community members who strive to make a positive difference in the world, Tikkun Olam תיקון עולם .
Inclusivity הכללה – Haklalah
We strive to create a “kehillah kedosha -קהילה קדושה” (sacred community), a community that genuinely cares about the people who form it, and makes room for everyone to feel welcome and participate. We are a pluralistic, non-denominational Jewish institution that welcomes, respects and values all families regardless of Jewish affiliation, financial situation, ability, gender identity and orientation, or family circumstances.
Safe Space בטחון לכולם – Bitachon lekulam
As owner of the Talmud Torah School building and in the Talmud Torah Society’s stewardship role, Talmud Torah Society values the safe physical, emotional and spiritual space that we provide for our students.
Stewardship, Trust and Transparency ערבות הדדית – Arevut hadadit
The Talmud Torah Society Board is entrusted with the careful and responsible management of the Society. We commit to ensure sound financial practices and decision-making that allows the organization to be passed down “mi dor l’dor – מדור לדור” (from generation to generation). The Board strives to lead in a way that builds trust through transparency and open communication with our stakeholders.