List of Jewish school closures due to fires


Hila Machmali

CLOSE: (From right) Summer Gershon, Noa Silberstein, Sophie Handelman, and Clara Sandler were among eight students who left school at lunchtime in hopes of getting home to the San Fernando Valley before traffic hindered by the Skirball Fire makes travel impossible.

By Clara Sandler, Community Editor

The following Jewish schools are closed today, according to a Boiling Point survey. Unless otherwise stated, they will be closed tomorrow as well.

  • American Jewish University – Bel Air
  • Emek Hebrew Academy – Sherman Oaks
  • Valley Torah Boys High School – Valley Village
  • Valley Torah Girls High School – Valley Village
  • Milken Community Schools – Los Angeles
  • Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School – Northridge (Closed for parent-teacher conferences)
  • Ilan Ramon Day School – Agoura Hills
  • Alice and Nahum Lainer School (formerly Sinai-Akiba Academy), Westwood
  • Brawerman Elementary School of Wilshire Boulevard Temple West – West Los Angeles
  • Adat Ari El Day School – Valley Village
  • Valley Beth Shalom Harold M. Schulweis Day School – Encino

The following schools are open as of Dec. 7.

  • Shalhevet High School – Los Angeles
  • YULA Girls High School – Los Angeles
  • YULA Boys High School – Los Angeles
  • Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy – Beverly Hills
  • Gindi Maimonides Academy -Los Angeles
  • Pressman Academy -Los Angeles
  • Kadima Day School – West Hills
  • de Toledo High School – West Hills
  • Brawerman Elementary School of Wilshire Boulevard Temple East – Los Angeles
  • Yavneh Hebrew Academy – Los Angeles
  • Yeshivat Ohr Eliyahu -Los Angeles
  • Cheder Menachem -Los Angeles
  • Beis Chaya Mushka – Los Angeles
  • Beis Rebbe – Los Angeles
  • Ohel Chana High School – Los Angeles
  • Yeshiva Gedolah High School -Los Angeles
  • Harkham Gaon High School -Los Angeles
  • Bais Yaakov High School -Los Angeles
  • The Wise School – Los Angeles
  • LA Hebrew High School – Los Angeles
  • Mesivta Birkas Yitzchok – Los Angeles