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9/19/17

Getting to Know the College Process at Barrack

On october 16th, 6:45 - 8:00 PM, 9th and 10th grade parents (only), hosted by Rebecca Trajtenberg and Darin Katz.

9th & 10th grade parents are ... read more


9/13/17

FIDF Gala

Friends of the IDF Gala - Wednesday, October 18

In past years, it has been a wonderful experience for all involved - the students, the Holocaust ... read more


9/13/17

Parent Town Hall

Please save Monday, October 16, 8-9:30pm, for a Parent Town Hall. We invite all 8th - 12th grade parents for an important discussion regarding the issues ... read more


9/13/17

Upper School Back to School Night

The Upper School Back to School Night is scheduled for September 27th. Please note dismissal for all students that day is at 2:15. Back to School Night ... read more


9/13/17

School Picture Day for Grades 6-10

Students in grades 6 - 10 will have their school photo taken by the Barksdale Company on September 26th. Each 6-10th grader will receive an order form ... read more


9/11/17

Order all Your Sukkot Needs

Sukkot is just around the corner!

Order everything you need for your holiday (Sukkot, Wine, Lulav and Etrog) at read more


9/11/17

College Financial Aid Night for US Parents

Monday, October 2nd- 6:30pm- Financial Aid night

Please join us on Monday, October 2nd, for our Financial Aid Night here at Barrack. This evening ... read more


9/11/17

Let DFH Catering Handle your Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Meals

Catering by Ann - Under Supervisions of Community Kashrus of Greater Philadelphia; With Chef Oliver

610-922-2382 | MeMel128@aol.com

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9/11/17

Special Schedule for MS Back to School Night

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9/11/17

Club Fair & Carnival

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9/11/17

Character Day Special Schedule

 

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9/11/17

SUKKAHFEST

Hear ye, hear ye
Come one, come all!
Get your Sukkot gear for this great holiday in the fall

Sukkahfest on October 1st from 10 to 1 is ... read more


9/11/17

Club Advisors & Officers Meeting

On September 14th at lunch there is a meeting for all faculty club advisors and club officers to discuss club schedules and the upcoming club fair. The ... read more


9/11/17

Come to the Doughnut Minyan!

Every Friday before school, the Modern Orthodox minyan meets in the Beit Midrash from 7:45-8:15 AM for Shaharit services and an oneg afterwards with ... read more


9/07/17

Back to School!

We are so happy to welcome back all of our returning students and to say bruchim haba'im to our new students!

 

Please make ... read more


9/07/17

Back to School!

We are so happy to welcome back all of our returning students and to say bruchim haba'im to our new students!

 

Please make ... read more


9/07/17

Barrack Repertory Company Auditions

Auditions for Barrack Repertory Company’s production of Peter and the Starcatcher will take place on Thursday, September 14th @ 3:45-6pm in ... read more


9/07/17

Philly Friendship Walk

Get excited for the annual Philly Friendship Walk on October 22nd hosted by the Philly Friendship Circle at the Barrack campus!  We encourage all ... read more


9/07/17

School Picture Day

Students in grades 6-10 will have their school photo taken by Barksdale Company on September 26th. Students should bring in their envelope with payment on ... read more


9/07/17

Hispanic Heritage Month

From September 15 - October 15 the US celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (Most of the Spanish speaking countries in South America, Central America and the ... read more


9/07/17

8th Grade Israel Trip Meetings

All 8th grade parents are invited to attend one of two important meetings about the Israel trip, scheduled to depart on Sunday, 4 March 2018 and scheduled ... read more


9/07/17

Middle School Back to School Night

The Middle School Back to School Night is scheduled for September 18th. Please note dismissal for all students that day is at 2:15. Back to School Night ... read more


9/07/17

Club Fair & Carnival

The annual JBHA Club fair is scheduled for September 15th. Students have the opportunity to meet and greet with club officers and faculty club advisors and ... read more


9/07/17

International Character Day

 Celebrate International Character Day with JBHA students and faculty on Wednesday, 13 September! At separate Middle School and Upper School ... read more


8/14/17

Moving In Workshops

Once per cycle for the first trimester, 6th grade students will meet with various administrators and teachers to learn more about Barrack. The meetings will ... read more


8/14/17

MS Majors Program

Dear Middle School Students and Parents,


We have a new development in the middle school and I wanted to share it with you. Upon careful ... read more


8/14/17

Fidgets

Fidgets are not permitted in class. This includes spinners and slime. They should only be used as a helpful tool for those students who need that specific ... read more


8/14/17

Department Chairs

Justin Cooper

Athletic Director

jcooper@jbha.org

x2360

 

Aaron Silver

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8/14/17

New Faculty

Bruchim Habaim -- a warm welcome to our new faculty and staff! We are fortunate to have a talented group of new faculty joining Barrack this year. ... read more


8/14/17

Canvas

Canvas, our online learning management system, offers information for you and your child about each of your child’s classes. Each teacher maintains a ... read more


8/14/17

Calendar

Get into the habit of checking Barrack’s website at www.jbha.org. Please be sure to consult the ... read more


8/14/17

Email

Remember that every student has an email account as part of www.jbha.org . New students will receive their new email addresses and passwords during the ... read more


8/14/17

Chain of Communication

Parents are reminded that the first point of contact for academic concerns in a class is their child’s teacher. If concerns remain after speaking to ... read more


8/14/17

School News

New this year- We will be offering a weekly newsletter for families with any events, special assemblies and information you need to know each week. Be on ... read more


8/11/17

Transportation

An email regarding transportation and routes will be coming from our Assistant Director of Operation, Susan Harding. If you have questions regarding ... read more


8/11/17

Attendances/Lates

Parents are reminded to email Marlene Underwood (munderwood@jbha.org) or call the Attendance Line (610-922-2302) by 8:00 AM to report your child absent or ... read more


8/11/17

Athletics

If your child is playing a fall sport, please be sure to check the Athletic calendar found on our school website for the schedule of practices and games. ... read more


8/11/17

Student Handbook

Please note that the student handbook can be found on the JBHA website. Please review ... read more


8/11/17

Identification & Swipe Cards

Identification/swipe cards are used for security, for gaining entrance to school buildings and for attendance.  If you are a new student and here at ... read more


8/11/17

Forms

There are several forms needed before the first day of school. If you have questions about forms, please contact Marlene Underwood at read more


8/11/17

School Supplies

Click here for the School Supplies

During the first few ... read more


8/11/17

Summer Reading & Math Assignments

Please be sure you have completed the summer assignments listed on the website. Check here for that information: read more


8/11/17

New Student Orientation

New Students orientation is scheduled for Wednesday September 6th from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. All new students and at least one parent or guardian should join us ... read more


8/11/17

Dates to Remember

2017-2018 Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy Calendar
Dates may be subject to change or additions may be added to the calendar

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8/11/17

9th Grade Retreat

Our annual 9th grade retreat to Camp Green Lane will take place on Friday September 8th. Ninth graders will spend the day getting to know each other and ... read more


8/11/17

Middle School Parents' Guide to Helping Your Child through the Middle School Experience

How Parents Can Help

A major goal of the Saligman Middle School is to help students become responsible, independent learners. Planners, binders and ... read more


6/15/17

Emily Reinhold's Speech in Hebrew - Graduation 2017

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6/14/17

Professor Chanan Tigay '94 Speech - Graduation 2017

Jack Barrack Hebrew Academy Commencement, June 8, 2017

Thank you Elise, for that generous ... read more


6/14/17

Noam Glanzberg-Krainin's Speech - Graduation 2017

Members of the Board of Directors, ... read more


6/14/17

Rebecca Civan's Dvar Torah - Graduation 2017

In this week’s parasha, Beha’alotcha, the Israelites leave Mount Sinai where they had been camped for nearly a year, and they begin ... read more


6/14/17

Emily Reinhold's Speech in English - Graduation 2017 (given in Hebrew)

I have heard that the audience will cut me some slack if my speech is ... read more


6/12/17

We can't wait for the first day of school!

School begins on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Now is your last chance to complete Summer Assignments and purchase your supplies. To view Summer Assignments ... read more


6/12/17

We can't wait for the first day of school!

School begins on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Now is your last chance to complete Summer Assignments and purchase your supplies. To view Summer Assignments ... read more


5/18/17

Two Very Important Dates

Sixty-seventh Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2017

- Thursday, June 8, 2017, 7:30pm

Har Zion Temple

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9/19/17

Daily Athletic Schedule

9/19

Varsity Girls Tennis (H) Del Val 3:45

Varsity Boys Soccer (H) Renaissance 3:45

Varsity Girls Soccer (A) Perkiomen 3:45

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3/27/17

In the Heights - Upper School Musical

Come see the Upper School Musical production of In The Heights!

 

Sunday, May 14, 3pm

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, May 15-17, ... read more