Community Service

Community service is defined as giving of one’s time to improve the quality of life for community members in need. Upper School students will be exposed to and may select from various topics of interest, including, but not limited to: health care, child care, literacy training, education (including tutorial services), social services, housing and neighborhood improvement, public safety, crime prevention and control and community improvement.

The principle of
tikkun olam (improving the world in which we live), community service hours are required for all Upper School students:
  • 25 hours for seniors
  • 20 hours for juniors
  • 15 hours for sophomores
  • 10 hours for freshmen
for a total of 70 hours minimum during Upper School students' time at HBHA. 
Founded in 1966, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s mission is to prepare students for fulfilling lives as Jews and as honorable and contributing citizens.