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NEw England Jewish Academy


2-4 year old


Grades K-6


Grades 7-8


Grades 9-12



In 2019, the Bess and Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy of Greater Hartford and the Hebrew High School of New England merged to create a vibrant, cornerstone preschool-grade 12 Orthodox Jewish Day School in West Hartford, CT. The New England Jewish Academy serves students in the West Hartford, Greater New Haven, and Greater Springfield communities as well as boarders from the southern New England region. The school is generously supported by the Jewish Community Foundations of Greater Hartford, New Haven, and Western Massachusetts, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, and the Pava Tuition Initiative.



100th Day in Kindergarten

Today was our 100th day of school! Students had an opportunity to participate in a...
February 12, 2020

This week in pictures

February 7, 2020

High School Students help out at local Foodshare

Earlier this week, 12 of our high schoolers worked together like a well trained team...
February 7, 2020

Students Enjoy One-Pin during P.E

During their PE classes this week, the 2nd-6th grade students have been enjoying some competitive...
January 30, 2020

5th and 6th Grade Chart the Weather in Google Sheets

The 5th and 6th grade students have been learning how to use Google Sheets to...
January 30, 2020


Pesach Break – no school

April 9, 2020 to April 17, 20205:00 am - 5:30 am

LaG B’Omer

May 12, 2020All Day

2:00pm Dismissal – Lower Division

May 13, 2020All Day

Memorial Day – no school

May 25, 2020All Day

Shavout – no school

May 29, 2020All Day


tuition subsidy

Thanks to the vision and generosity of Ann and Jeremy Pava, New England Jewish Academy will offer a transformative tuition subsidy for students from K-12. The tuition subsidy will provide an opportunity for students throughout the area to benefit from a Jewish day school that combines the highest quality education with an environment that nurtures the Jewish soul of each student.

curtis d. robinson

center for business and innovation

The Curtis Robinson Center for Business and Innovation (CRC) is a new remodeling of two classrooms to house NEJA’s new Business and Innovation program built to enable students to explore entrepreneurship, creativity, innovation and non-linear thinking with state of the art resources and tools. In a partnership with the University of Hartford and MakerSpace CT, NEJA students have the opportunity to not only learn the skills of an entrepreneur, but to bring their inventions to life.



School Closing

Welcome to NEJA!

Due to the COVID19, the NEJA buildings are closed. However, our learning and education continues as we have shifted to virtual classrooms for all our students. We continue to be accessible for anyone who needs to reach us.

Please feel free to reach out to any of us below: 
Josh Levisohn, Head of
Dr. Richard Nabel, Principal of Upper
Rabbi Zev Silver, Principal of Lower
Batsheva Oberstein, Director of

Wishing everyone peace and health during this difficult time!