The Abraham Joshua Heschel School - New York NY School Based Child Care

30 WEST END AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10023
(212) 595-7087

About the Provider

Description: The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an independent Jewish day school named in memory of one of the great Jewish leaders, teachers, and activists of the 20th century and dedicated to the values that characterized Rabbi Heschel’s life: intellectual exploration, integrity, love of the Jewish people and tradition, and a commitment to social justice. The Heschel School is a pluralistic, egalitarian community that includes families from a wide range of Jewish backgrounds, practices and beliefs. Boys and girls, men and women participate equally in all aspects of the school’s religious, intellectual, and communal life.

The Heschel School regards the texts of the Jewish tradition and the history of the Jewish people as fundamental resources for developing ideas, beliefs, behaviors and values to shape and inspire the lives of individuals in our time. In an open and engaging academic setting, the school’s curriculum interweaves the best of both Jewish and general knowledge and culture throughout the school day.

The school’s approach to education is governed by profound respect for students. It nurtures their curiosity, cultivates their imagination, encourages creative expression, values their initiative and engenders critical thinking skills. The school is committed to development of the whole child and supports each student’s intellectual, emotional, social, physical and spiritual growth. In addition, the school seeks to create an environment that encourages the professional and personal growth of teachers, administrators, and staff.

Among the Central goals of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School are the following:

Fostering a lifelong love of learning. The school seeks to develop the understanding that the discovery of personal meaning and the growth of individual identity can emerge from the rigors of study.

Creating an environment of intellectual challenge and academic excellence.

Creating an ethical learning community that inspires its students to become responsible, active, compassionate citizens and leaders in the Jewish and world communities.

Cultivating the spiritual lives of its students and the nurturing of their commitment to Jewish values. The school helps students learn about and respect a range of Jewish practices and encourages them to embody these traditions in the way they live their lives; students learn the skills that enable them to participate fully in Jewish life.

Building of bridges between different sectors of the Jewish community, and between the Jewish community and other communities, as expressions of our religious imperative to unite human beings through justice, shared humanity and mutual respect.

Fostering in its students a deep commitment to and a lifelong relationship with the State of Israel and its language, culture and people, in recognition of the centrality of the State of Israel to Jewish identity and to the Jewish people.


Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: N/A
  • Age Range: 2 - 5; 2 - 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: New York City Department of Health
  • District Office Phone: 311 or (212) NEW-YOR (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Regulation Status
2016-02-01 81.07 (a) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring immediate correction (Public Health Hazards)<br/> Adulterated food observed being served. Food contact surfaces observed not manufactured as required. Food is not protected from cross contamination at time of inspection.
2016-02-01 131.09(f) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Minor violations (General Violations)<br/> Walls and ceiling in comercial building not properly constructed; not maintained in good repair; unclean
2015-02-26 131.05(a) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring immediate correction (Public Health Hazards)<br/> The owner or agent tenant or manager fails to maintain building in safe manner; Structural integrety not maintained; Building not free of pests; Adequate heat ventilation and lighting not provided; Not free of nuisances/hazards.
2015-02-26 81.15 (a) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations)<br/> Individual certified in food protection not on site during periods of food preparation.
2015-02-26 131.09(e) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Minor violations (General Violations)<br/> Floors in comercial building properly not constructed; not maintained in good repair; unclean
2015-02-26 81.09 (i) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Minor violations (General Violations)<br/> At time of inspection it was determined/observed that food service worker not provided with appropriate food thermometer during food prep.

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