Administration

Karen Gazith

Karen Gazith

Interim Head of School

Dr. Karen Gazith has served as the Dean of Academics at Les écoles Azrieli Schools for the past five years.  Dr. Gazith has worked with our teachers to deliver a curriculum based upon a revolutionary Challenge-Based Learning model of teaching.

Prior to her time at our schools, Dr. Gazith worked at Federation CJA as the Interim Executive Director of the Bronfman Jewish Education Center and Director of Education for over 15 years. Her career began in the Jewish Day School system where she worked for 13 years as the director of their resource program. She is a professor at McGill University’s Department of Education and Counselling Psychology.

Dr. Gazith’s is the author of The Mindful and Purposeful Teacher. She may be contacted at kgazith@azrieli-tth.ca

Michelle Toledano

Michelle Toledano

Principal

Ellie Grumberg

Ellie Grumberg

Senior Advisor

Ellie Grumberg has been a senior administrator at our school since 2005. She spent over 20 years teaching Judaic Studies before beginning to work in administration. This experience has given her a deep understanding of the Jewish day school system in Montreal.

Mrs. Grumberg joined the Herzliah administrative team 14 years ago and has served as Principal, Educational Director and Associate Head of School before she took on her present role of Senior Advisor to the school.  Her passion for Jewish education in general and in our school in particular, coupled with her more than 40 years hands-on experience in Jewish day school education has translated into strong leadership, supporting our school system as it grows and strengthens.

Ryan Issenman

Ryan Issenman

English and Math Coordinator

Arielle Medalsy

Arielle Medalsy

French Coordinator

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David Azerad

David Azerad

Director of Judaic Studies

After graduating from Herzliah, David Azerad  went on to Yeshiva University where he majored in Jewish Education and minored in Psychology. Upon returning to Montreal, Mr. Azerad used his musical talents to start the Kol Simcha band.

Mr. Azerad has been Director of Jewish Studies since 2007 and was part of the team that introduced the Lookstein program to our elementary and high school.  Mr. Azerad works to ensure that each student has the opportunity to engage in the many experiential programs that are defining moments in our schools.

Osnat Bitton

Osnat Bitton

Assistant Principal

Sarah Suissa

Sarah Suissa

Resource Services Coordinator

Frederique Roy

Frederique Roy

Student Services Coordinator