We are hoping and planning for a September return to safe in-person learning! We will follow public health guidelines to prioritize the safety of our students and staff.

About Makom Afterschool

Makom Afterschool is an innovative and pluralistic Jewish after-school program  for children in JK through Grade 5.

Founded by parents in 2011, Makom Afterschool enables children who attend their local neighbourhood school to gain a high-quality Hebrew language and Jewish education. Come see what we’re about: Join our warm Jewish community.

Makom Afterschool is for everyone!

We embrace traditional, liberal, and cultural approaches to Judaism.

Our students come from a range of backgrounds, including interfaith, intercultural, and LGBTQ families.

No synagogue membership required!

A Makom Afterschool education includes:

  • Hebrew
  • 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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