Mission - Vancouver Talmud Torah

Vancouver Talmud Torah is a traditional Jewish community day school dedicated to excellence in an engaging and respectful learning environment in which Jewish children can become proud, caring, responsible, and dedicated members of the Jewish people and Canadian society


Providing an excellent education within an integrated Judaic and General Studies program, which focuses on basic skills, independent and cooperative learning, critical thinking and creative thought;

Providing children with an educational atmosphere conducive to their healthy social, emotional, physical and cognitive development;

Imbuing children with the knowledge, appreciation and respect for the broad spectrum of Jewish diversity with Ahavat Yisrael;

Teaching children to be confident when thinking and talking about God and providing them with a foundation in Jewish values and knowledge in Jewish subject matters, including Jewish History, State of Israel, Tanakh, Laws and Customs, Prayer, and Modern Hebrew language and literature;

Instilling in the children a lifelong love of learning through passionate teaching in an engaging curriculum;

Encouraging each child to be a mensch, to do mitzvot and to apply his/her acquired knowledge and values to his/her daily life;

Promoting the children’s and families’ active involvement in, and support for, Vancouver Talmud Torah and institutions in both the Jewish and broader community;

Strengthening the children’s and families’ Jewish identity by offering a warm Jewish social environment;

Promoting continuing family and adult education;

Promoting a standard of excellence in teaching and administration through ongoing professional development and innovation.

Respecting a family’s right to strictly confidential conversations with our administrative team or any other officials.