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Torah Day School

3110 Sterling Point Dr
Portsmouth, VA 23703-4833

(757) 686-2480


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Toras Chaim Educational Philosophy

Toras Chaim is dedicated to the belief that Jewish children and their families can join together to create a nurturing environment that fosters a love for Hashem and His Torah, our Jewish heritage, personal integrity, respect for life, concern for our community - both Jewish and general, loyalty to our country, love of Eretz Yisrael, academic initiative, self confidence, the motivation to be of service and the desire of each individual student to be the best that he or she is capable of being. Together with their parents, we hope that our children see in the adults at Toras Chaim - teachers, administrators and staff members - people who live by these principles and who can therefore serve as mentors for them. Our desire and hope is to be more than a school. We are a spirit, a passion, a family of families, and a growing tradition of fulfilling a commitment to the living Torah that defines our People.

The creation of the State of Israel is one of the seminal events in Jewish history. Recognizing the significance of the State and its national institutions, we seek to instill in our students an attachment to the State of Israel and its people as well as a sense of responsibility for their welfare
Excerpted from the preschool's website