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  • November

    Senior Drash: Parashat Lech Lecha

    Do you consider yourself a leader? If so, what is it about you that makes you a leader?
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  • Robotics Scrimmage Success

    Recently, our 5-8th Grade Robotics team had its first-ever scrimmage against Heschel School. The team's match brought plenty of excitement and needless to say, a great time was had by all.

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  • Senior Drash on Parashat Noach

    What is it in life that really makes you appreciate the good times?
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  • October

    Innovation Meets Tradition

    Students in the fourth-grade had a chance to bring the tradition of the High Holidays into the Innovation Lab for a hands-on project. 
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  • Special Art Display

    Art Teacher Anna August has been featuring student work around the Sinai building for nearly 20 years now. But now, for the first time, her own work will be featured in the Maroge Gallery, with Opening Night on November 2 at 7:00pm.
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  • Running Full J-Steam Ahead!

    It's not every day that you get to run the NYC Marathon, but one SAA teacher will be pounding the pavement and representing our school.   

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  • Mini Minyan

    What a fun way to start the day. ECC parents and children gather together each Wednesday morning on the yard for Mini Minyan. Rabbi Feig and friends lead us in a spirited morning prayer service filled with music, dancing, and ruach!
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  • Holiday Boutique - December 4

    The Sinai Akiba Academy Parent Association is holding its annual Holiday Boutique on December 4 from 8:00 am-5:00 pm! Read on for details ... 

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  • Helpful Language: A Guide for Challenging Moments

    When it comes to parenting, here are five common scenarios we often face with children and the language we can use to help provide understanding, meaning, and growth.
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  • September

    "Be the Nice Kid"

    Check out the latest decor in Ms. Garaway's office inspired by our focus on Derech Eretz.
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  • My Family Story Project Chosen to Display in Israel

    Congratulations to Sarah Anschell ’22, who was selected by Beit Hatfutsot this past summer as one of 52 students across the globe to bring her 5th Grade My Family Story Project to Israel. Her project was on display at the museum for one month. 
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  • August

    What's New in the Library?

    Things are always happening at Sinai Akiba Academy’s Blumenthal Library and here’s an inside look at what’s new!
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  • Even Teachers Have Summer Reading

    For the second year in a row — thanks to a new club spearheaded by Doug Hinko, Director of Innovation and Curriculum Integration — teachers engaged in extra summer reading that related to their divisions.

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  • Going Back to School & Saying Goodbye

    It's back to school time, and that means new teachers, classmates, and experiences. For many parents, this year will mark their first time saying goodbye to their children as they head off into the care of their dedicated teachers.

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  • June

    Sinai Akiba Academy Receives $2 million gift

    Thanks to a generous gift from Mount Sinai Memorial Parks and Mortuaries, Sinai Akiba Academy is $2 million closer to its $50 million endowment goal.

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  • May

    Sweet Summer Reading Suggestions

    Have you made your summer book list yet? It's time to hit the bookstores and get your reading nook ready because your friendly Sinai Akiba Academy librarians have a number of sweet suggestions for your summer reading!
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  • The Latest Kid-Friendly Hotel Concept

    A brand new kid-friendly hotel concept is underway, and it’s the result of the hard work and creative thinking from the students in Ms. Yessica Barrientos’ prekindergarten class.
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  • March

    Major Donation Helps Sinai Akiba Endowment Reach $20 million

    Sinai Akiba Academy can now proudly boast a healthy endowment of $20 million, which was reached as a result of a generous $5 million gift from Anna and Bill Tenenblatt. This gift is part of the School’s ongoing effort to attain a $50 million endowment, a permanent investment fund that uses its interest to support school operations. Reaching the $50 million mark would allow Sinai Akiba to fully fund the tuition assistance program, making the School more accessible to families throughout Los Angeles.
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  • Authentic Learning Experiences: 8th Grade TED-style talks

    In the 21st century, one of the many pillars of a gold standard learning experience is the idea of authenticity; providing students with an authentic learning experience as well as an authentic audience. Fostering these experiences afford our students with a real-world application to the content they are learning in class.
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  • February

    The Power of Kindness & Poetry

    It was an impossible task. Students in Ms. Garaway’s seventh-grade English class were asked to crumple up a piece of paper, and then try to smooth it back out. Naturally, the paper never returned to its original crisp state; instead, it was permanently impacted by the act of crumpling.
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  • Wondering about this Year's Best Books? Discover Our Librarians’ Opinions

    Our Sinai Akiba Academy librarians discuss the award-winning titles and their personal favorites children's books from the last year.
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  • Ariella Salimpour '09: Founder, CEO, Community Builder

    Ariella Salimpour ’09 is taking the world by storm. At 23, she is an entrepreneur and frequently finds herself the youngest female executive in the boardroom.
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  • Marc Becker ’00: Entrepreneur, Marketing Master, Front-runner

    Marc Becker ’00 has been independent-minded since grade school. Together with his classmates, Marc helped establish the Class of 2000’s reputation as challengers of the status quo.

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  • Dr. Saba Soomekh '90: Professor, Trailblazer, Israel Advocate

    Whether it’s being the first person in her immediate family to go to Harvard University or providing a powerful voice for Israel on campus, Dr. Saba Soomekh ’90 has a creative ability to take the road less traveled and find success — something that she developed at Sinai Akiba Academy.
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  • Joseph Miller ’96: Father, Community Builder, Entrepreneur

    Joseph Miller ’96, builds communities, revitalizes neighborhoods and empowers others. A successful real estate developer, he is revolutionizing the Los Angeles retail experience through the company he cofounded, Runyon Group.
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  • January

    Packing With Purpose

    As 2018 came to a close, the fourth-grade students met for one last community service activity. Before they left for break, the students came together for Packing with Purpose program, at which they packed supply bags for people experiencing homelessness.
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  • Creative Commercials

    As a culminating activity in Ms. Limor Barkol’s 6B Hebrew class, students were required to produce a commercial which challenged their interpersonal and conversational Hebrew vocabulary around the theme of various foods.
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Sinai Akiba Academy is a private Jewish day school in Los Angeles, serving students in Early Childhood through Grade 8. We also offer a variety of parenting classes and programs for children through our Parenting Center

Sinai Akiba Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

10400 Wilshire Blvd

Los Angeles CA 90024
310 475 6401

a Sinai Temple school