Ancillary Judaic Program (AJP) @ Talmud Torah School

Developed to create a before and after school modern orthodox educational program. This program will include daily prayers before the start of Talmud Torah’s regular school day and after school activities will include Chumash, Parsha, and Mishna.
Registration info

What To Expect

Existing Talmud Torah families are welcome and encouraged to send their kids to AJP and prospective families will be encouraged to enroll in both TT and AJP as the program has been created for current Talmud Torah students.

The program will be for students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 at an annual cost will be approximately $2,000 in addition to TT tuition. AJP will be held in the morning from 8:00 to 8:25 am for tefilla (open to all students attending the school) and after school for 1.25 – 1.5 hours. There will also be a recess break after school to allow the students a break.

AJP is open to all Talmud Torah students, regardless of background. We believe that each student has his or her unique contribution to make to the Jewish community. To nurture this, our students receive weekly one-on-one time with teachers to foster reading, learning and Tefillah. At AJP, we believe in the premise of דרכו פי על לנער חנוך, teaching each and every student according to her or his ability.

Our Mission

The Ancillary Jewish Program at Talmud Torah, AJP@TT, looks to our rich Jewish tradition to build the future. Our mission is to complement the already outstanding Jewish and secular education at Talmud Torah School by connecting our students to more Judaic traditions and teachings.

In doing so, we hope to provide the diverse student body at Talmud Torah community with an optional curriculum that cultivates a passion and love for the Torah, Mitzvot and Medinat Israel.

About Us

AJP is Edmonton’s largest option for Orthodox Jewish education. Graciously hosted by the Edmonton Talmud Torah Society, we offer daily Tefillah (prayers) prior to the start of school with age-appropriate lessons for each age group. At the end of the Talmud Torah school day, we provide engaging, text-based classes in Chumash (bible), Navi (prophets), Mishnah (Oral torah) and Halacha (Jewish practice). Additionally, on Thursday afternoons, we offer an experiential education day with a focus on Parshat Hashavua and upcoming holiday.

The Kadima Foundation

AJP works proudly alongside the Talmud Torah Society with the goal of providing diverse Jewish educational opportunities for Edmonton’s Jewish community. AJP is operated by the Kadima Foundation, an independent organization registered by the CRA as a charitable organization. All personnel and curricular decisions are conducted by the Kadima board and its hired personnel. All funds are raised independently.

The AJP Schedule, Cost, And Enrolment

The AJP Weekly Calendar
AJP Enrolment Options
Enrolment Contact Information
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:05 - 8:20 AM Tefilla Tefilla Tefilla Tefilla Tefilla
3:35 - 4:05 AM Chumash Chumash Navi/Halacha Parsha
4:05 - 4:15 AM Recess Recess Recess Recess
4:15 - 4:45 PM Chumash Chumash Navi/Halacha Experiential learning
*Experiential learning like art, holidays, contemporary Jewish topics, Modern Israel, etc.
Track Day/Time Cost/Month Description
Tefillah only
(Pre K-grade 6)
M-F 8:10-8:30 am Free Come and enjoy daily Tefillah with age-appropriate instruction. Learn tunes and meaning behind core Jewish prayers!
Full-time program
(Pre K-grade 6)
M-F 8:10-8:30 am,
M-Th 3:30-4:45 pm
$200/child Be a part of our structured curriculum, based around the Consortium of Jewish Day Schools curriculum implemented in schools across North America. Your child will receive daily exposure to traditional Jewish texts ranging from the Torah to rabbinic texts, as well as one-on-one instructional skill-building sessions with our phenomenal teachers. During the day, our students have one recess with access to the Talmud Torah gym and outdoor play area.
Experiential program
(Pre K-grade 6)
Thurs 3:30-4:45 $72/child Join us for teaching around the weekly Parsha (Torah portion) and take home our famous Parsha questions to discuss at the Shabbat meal. Take part in our beautiful (and occasionally delicious) holiday art projects to share for those important times in the Jewish calendar.


To enroll for the 2022-2023 academic year, please click the following link:

Contact us:

For more information, please e-mail

Finances and bursaries:

Financial assistance is available based on need. For more information, e-mail

Talmud Torah Society HAS ActED As A Steward Of Jewish Learning In Edmonton Since 1912
“Having a pluralistic non-denominational school that ensures immersion in Jewish education and Judaic values is fundamental to the future of our community. Talmud Torah has been a pillar of our community for over 100 years. The Society ensures that the foundations of a strong Jewish identity and involvement in the greater Jewish community are in place."
-Stacey Leavitt-Wright, 
CEO Jewish Federation of Edmonton

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