Valley Torah High School

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Valley Torah High School is an Orthodox Jewish high school located in Valley Village, 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 Assistant Principals are Rabbi Yisroel Semmel and Rabbi Chaim Davidowitz and their General Studies Principal is Mr. Tomer Kleinman, the Girls Division Principal is Mrs. Sheindy Gross and their General Studies Principal is Mrs. Yali Rosenberg.

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.

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

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.[1]

The Wolfpack frequently play against the YULA Panthers and Shalhevet Firehawks, two Modern Orthodox Jewish high schools in Los Angeles, California. They also won the 2017 Cooper Invitational with Ryan Turrell leading the pack with 41 whole points. A few weeks later, they went on to win the Steve Glouberman Annual High School Basketball tournament as well; in the 2017–18 season, head coach Lior Schwartzberg and assistant Alexander Lieu led the Wolfpack to one of its most successful seasons to date, amassing a 28–8 overall record (10–2 in league), while also capturing two of three nationwide Jewish high school basketball tournaments.

Notable alumni[edit]

*Yitzi Teichman - Played for the Los Angeles Lakers.[5]

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Coordinates: 34°10′08″N 118°24′22″W / 34.168950°N 118.406045°W / 34.168950; -118.406045