About Us

Shaping Future Leaders, Grounded in Jewish Values

At HAFTR, we intertwine tradition and innovation, nurturing each student’s individual journey within the enriching tapestry of Jewish heritage and forward-thinking education.

Our Story

HAFTR’s story began over four decades ago with a mission to offer unparalleled Jewish and general education in the Five Towns. Since then, our unwavering commitment to academic excellence, spiritual growth, and the development of character has seen us grow into a prominent educational institution. We proudly serve a diverse community, setting benchmarks in both Judaic and general studies, and evolving continually to meet the needs of the modern world while honoring our traditions.

Our Impact

HAFTR’s story began over four decades ago with a mission to offer unparalleled Jewish and general education in the Five Towns. Since then, our unwavering commitment to academic excellence, spiritual growth, and the development of character has seen us grow into a prominent educational institution. We proudly serve a diverse community, setting benchmarks in both Judaic and general studies, and evolving continually to meet the needs of the modern world while honoring our traditions.

Choosing HAFTR

Choosing HAFTR means embracing academic excellence in a nurturing, vibrant community enriched by Jewish values. We value individuality, foster comprehensive growth, and blend Jewish teachings with diverse academics to spark lifelong learning. Join HAFTR, where we celebrate traditions, support each other, and empower students to shape tomorrow.

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Our Vision

As we look to the future, HAFTR is committed to inspiring the next generation of Jewish leaders, innovators, and thinkers. We aim to continue advancing our educational programs, integrating cutting-edge technology, and fostering an environment that celebrates diversity and encourages creative thinking. Our vision is a community of learners empowered with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to confidently face the challenges of an ever-changing world while upholding their Jewish identity.

We Are Open For Tours!

Discover the HAFTR difference! We’re now open for school tours. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

Hebrew Academy Of Five Towns

Standing Tall as the Largest Jewish School

As the largest Jewish school, HAFTR is a dynamic blend of academic excellence, innovative learning, and a rich Jewish heritage. Our size allows us to offer an impressive range of educational opportunities while maintaining a nurturing environment. Experience the HAFTR difference as we champion diversity, foster community, and create leaders of tomorrow.

Community Chesed Participation
96%
Graduate On Time
98%
Student Retention
99%
Quality Of Teachers
100%

Our Guiding Lights

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Yali Haftr
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Naomi Lippman

Head of High School

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Josh Wyner

High School Principal - High School

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Josh Gold

Lower & Middle School Principal

Temima Feldman

Assistant Principal - Lower School

Yali Haftr

Yali Werzberger

Associate Principal - Middle School

Hannah Lippman

Early Childhood Director

Tova Zucker

Assistant Principal - Lower School

Ari Solomon

Executive Director

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