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Dream Come True For RASG Hebrew Academy

Hebrew Academy board member and alumnus Mark Herskowitz, Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, and Hebrew Academy head of school Dr. Roni Raab.

Hebrew Academy board member and alumnus Mark Herskowitz, Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, and Hebrew Academy head of school Dr. Roni Raab.

The RASG Hebrew Academy has always had much to be proud of. The school offers students the finest of both Judaic and secular curriculum. The faculty, student body, parents and leadership are top notch. The atmosphere is upbeat and inspirational.

There was one thing that was missing, though, and its absence was glaring. The school lacked an indoor gymnasium, and that created many problems. This was particularly evident when the Hebrew Academy wanted to host home games for its many sports teams.

Now, a longtime dream of the school has come true. A new, beautiful and fully equipped indoor gym was recently dedicated in a mega-celebration that included many festivities, a carnival and greetings from Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra. The ceremony took place at the school’s west campus, located at 2400 Pine Tree Drive in Miami Beach.

The gym was built as a result of the generosity of community donors. It features architectural design by world-famous local architect Kobi Karp. The building boasts indoor sports courts, coaches’ offices, locker and training rooms and more.

For more information about the RASG Hebrew Academy gymnasium and athletic programs, contact the school’s athletic director, Chad Bishop at (305) 532-6421 ext 112 or cbishop@rasg.org.

About the Author: Shelley Benveniste is South Florida editor of The Jewish Press.


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