About Makom Afterschool

Makom Afterschool is a fun, inclusive, pluralistic Jewish and Hebrew learning program for kids in JK through Grade 5. (For older kids, check out our middle school program!)

Why Choose Makom Afterschool?

  • Focus on Hebrew Conversational Hebrew, reading & writing taught by native Hebrew speakers
  • Pluralism We embrace traditional, liberal & cultural approaches to Judaism.
    Interfaith/intercultural & LGBTQ families welcome! No synagogue membership required
  • Community Family programs & holiday celebrations
  • Locations With 3 different sites, find us in a TDSB school near you!
  • Convenience We meet immediately after school, and offer transportation from some nearby schools
  • Schedule Two afternoons per week, September through June, maximizing learning time and leaving weekends free

A Makom Afterschool education includes:

  • Hebrew (speaking, reading, and writing)
  • Shabbat and Holidays
  • Texts and Stories of Our Tradition
  • Jewish Values and Mitzvot

Families will be invited to participate in Shabbat and holiday celebrations and special community events throughout the year.

Find us at These Locations



Downtown Toronto



Downtown Toronto



Midtown Toronto


Every Jewish child in downtown Toronto has access to high-quality Jewish and Hebrew education, supporting their development as ethical, engaged, and empowered Jews within the diversity of religious and cultural approaches to Jewish life.


Makom Afterschool provides high-quality, pluralistic Jewish and Hebrew-language education in neighbourhood public schools to students in JK through Grade 5. Children from the diversity of downtown Jewish families find their place in our warm and welcoming community.

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