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A generous gift of $15 million had been announced last this week by The Anne & Max Tanenbaum Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto (TanenbaumCHAT) and UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, media reports said.
This gift would be utilized for the tuition fee of Jewish education in Toronto which would make their education more affordable in the GTA for the next generation.
Adam Minsky, President & CEO, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto and Bruce Leboff, Board Chair, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto were awe-stricken at the generosity of the donations.
They said a large number of parents -- for whom high cost of tuition fees had earlier been a barrier
-- in pursing education for their children would be greatly assisted by these gifts. They also hoped others would follow this philanthropic leadership.
TanenbaumCHAT, North America’s largest Jewish community high school offers academic studies in both Jewish and general studies and extra-curricular activities and sports.
The Board of Directors of TanenbaumCHAT had decided to merge the school into a single campus in the Wilmington location effective September, 2017 to overcome the problems of declining enrollment.
The board also felt that by this decision the students will be able to access a broader range of courses and participate in greater variety of extra-curricular activities and sports,
This decision was greatly appreciated by the Head of School, Rabbi Lee Buckman, TanenbaumCHAT who said it “will enhance our programming, particularly by expanding course offerings and extra-curricular opportunities for all students...ensuring students emerge with a strong, substantive, and proud Jewish identity,” JewishToronto.comNewsReports said.
Registration for TanenbaumCHAT’s 2017/18 academic year had been re-opened and the late fees have been waived.
Please contact Laurie Wasser at 416-636-5984 x 291 for more detailed information about TanenbaumCHAT education or visit www.tanenbaumchat.org
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)
(Image of students in class: Wikipedia)