Back to School Service

All students from Years 6 to 12 attended the Back to School Service at Temple Beth Israel on Thursday, 14 February to mark the beginning of the School’s 36th academic year.

Many parents of student leaders and Year 12 students were also present to witness student leaders and Year 12 students being inducted.

It was an opportunity to spiritually prepare for the year ahead and give thanks for the many opportunities that being a student at The King David School provides.
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Yesh students leave on a trip of a lifetime

Today, 14 Year 10 students, Rabbi Gersh Lazarow and Feygi Zylberman left on an afternoon flight, bound for Israel as part of the Yesh programme.

This programme is offered each year to Year 10 students at TKDS.  The group this year, has been the largest group to date.

For 28 days, the group will see and experience Israel and many exciting and diverse events and activities are planned.

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Year 7 Kabbalat Torah

One of the highlights in the Year 7 school calendar is the Kabbalat Torah.

This is an annual celebration of the coming of age of the Year 7 cohort and was held recently at Temple Beth Israel, witnessed by family, friends and teaching staff.

Students led the Ma’ariv service and ritually “received” Torah by having a scroll passed to them.

Each student also presented a family artefact and explained why it was important to ...

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Yesh Israel Trip

By Justin Kanowitz

Yesh was a wonderful experience. The best parts were when we explored the natural surroundings and the environment, such as going to Kibbutz Lotan. There I saw how a tiny community in the middle of the Arava desert is trying to lessen the effects on their environment by reusing rubbish as building material for houses and using organic waste as fertilizer. We saw greenhouses in the middle of the desert which were producing A-grade food, turning sand into ...

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