Valley Torah High School
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Valley Torah High School is an Orthodox Jewish high school located in North Hollywood, California, a northern suburb of Los Angeles. The school has two separate divisions: a Boys Division, and a Girls Division. The current Dean and Rosh Yeshiva is Rabbi Avraham Stulburger. The Boys Division Principal is Rabbi Dovid Felt. The Girls Division Principal is Sheindy Gross. The Secular Studies Principal for both divisions is Randy Rutschman.
Valley Torah is theologically aligned with the Chofetz Chaim school of thought. This religious philosophy is rooted in the Musar movement of 19th century Lithuanian Jewry. The teachings of Musar emphasize the need for human beings to constantly strive for self-improvement, thereby allowing them to become closer to God. This approach to life is articulated during the Rosh Yeshiva's weekly Musar Schmooze (sermon) to all divisions.
The Valley Torah Wolfpack won the 2011 Division 6AA CIF basketball championship, becoming the first Jewish school in Southern California to ever earn a CIF title.
- Aaron Liberman—Currently playing for the Northwestern Wildcats men's basketball team . Liberman is the first player in Big Ten history to wear a yarmulke in a game .
- Path of the Righteous (1740), Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzatto
- School website: www.vths.org