Hebrew Public News

No earthquake or pandemic can ruin this virtual valedictorian’s future

By Keciah Bailey Ten years after surviving an earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010, single mom Wildine Lafontant and son Christian found themselves facing another natural disaster – the COVID-19 global pandemic. When news of the coronavirus first hit New York, both mom and son found their lives – like so many other young learners […]

Meet Emily Fernandez — Our Chief Schools Officer!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Emily Fernandez will be joining our team in July as Hebrew Public’s new Chief Schools Officer! Emily is an inspirational and strategic leader entering her fifteenth year as an educator. She is currently finishing the school year as Founder and Principal at Brownsville Ascend Middle School (part of the Brooklyn-based Ascend school network, on whose […]

Meet Hadar Dohn — Our Head of School!

We are thrilled to announce that after a thorough search, Hadar Dohn has been named the new Head of School for Hebrew Language Academy. Hadar Dohn has been a leading educator for over three decades. As a lifelong learner, Hadar strives for continuous professional development for herself and all those around her. She is committed to and […]

Philadelphia Hebrew Public Charter School Awarded Startup Grant

For immediate release May 1, 2019 Philadelphia – Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) awarded Philadelphia Hebrew Public Charter School a $600,000 startup grant for the 2019-20 school year, with the potential to grow to $1.5 million over four years. Hebrew Public is leading a national movement of exceptional, diverse public charter schools that teach Modern Hebrew […]

Investing in Today’s Technology for Tomorrow’s Future

In the 2018-2019 school year, our New York City campuses have received technology equipment worth over $600,000. The competitive grants received from local government officials will help prepare students for the future in today’s digital economy. The support from Brooklyn Borough President — Eric Adams, Manhattan Borough President — Gale Brewer, and Council Member — Alan Maisel allows staff […]