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Finals Ahead

Valley Torah will be playing in the CIF 6AA Finals against Bishop Diego.

VTHS beat Rio Hondo and Bishop Diego beat Orangewood Academy in the semi-finals round.

The game is currently scheduled for Saturday night at 8:15 in Mater Dei in Anaheim. We are trying to re-schedule the game for a more convenient time.


Semi-Finals Live

Valley Torah wins!! 44-30. Next game – Division Championship.

1 minute left: VTHS 4o, Rio 30

2:25  left in game, Rio timeout, VTHS 36, Rio 30.

4 minutes left in game, VTHS 36, Rio 30

6 minutes left in game, VTHS 34, Rio 30.

End of 3rd quarter: VTHS 31, Rio 30.

3 minutes left in third quarter, VTHS 31, Rio 30

6 minutes left in third quarter, VTHS 30, Rio 26.

First half ends tied at 26!

3 minutes left in 2nd quarter, Rio – 22, VTHS 19.

5 minutes left in 2nd quarter, VTHS 19 – Rio 18.

End of 1st quarter: tied at 12.

1 minute left in 1t quarter, VTHS leads 10-9.

3 minutes left in 1st quarter, VTHS leads 6-5.

We are off to a 4-0 lead.

Valley Torah’s first CIF Semi-Finals appearance is about to begin. Live updates will be posted here throughout the game.


Semi-Finals Here We Come

For the first time in Valley Torah history, our basketball team has made it to the CIF semi-finals round of the playoffs!! This was made possible by a win against Avalon in a roller-coaster ride of a game.

The semi-finals game will be held Monday night:

Valley Torah vs. Rio Hondo Prep

Monday night, February 28, 7:00 PM

Arroyo High School

4921 Cedar Ave., El Monte, Ca 91731

If you can’t make it to the game, live updates will be posted here on the blog.


Dean’s Office – Vayakhel

This is the latest segment of the new weekly video series from Rabbi Stulberger – You’ve Been Called to the Dean’s Office. It’s a short (four minute) message on a timely Torah topic. This week’s message: “Talent Through Motivation.”


Game 3 live Updates

Valley Torah wins 61-51!!

With 4 minutes left – we are back up by 1 point!

Third quarter: Avalon 44 – VTHS 37

With four minutes left in the half, Avalon has narrowed the lead. VTHS 20 – Avalon 19.

First Quarter: VTHS 15 – Avalon 10

With 5 minutes left in the first quarter, Valley Torah leads 10-0.

The team is in the Avalon HS Gym warming up. Here is a live Skype feed from 4:00 PM.


Round 3 Today!

Valley Torah will play the third round playoff game against Avalon today at 4:30. The updated brackets are below (click on it for a bigger version). We will be having live updates throughout the game.


Father Son Breakfast – Rosh Chodesh Adar

Our next Father- Son Breakfast will be held Sunday, March 6 (Rosh Chodesh Adar). We are having a very special guest speaker, Rabbi Mordechai Becher. You won’t want to miss his highly entertaining (and, most likely, hilarious) presentation.



Game 2 Live Coverage – Again

Final score: VTHS wins 81-37! The third round playoff game will be Wednesday against Avalon, in Catalina.

5 Minutes left: Valley Torah 67 – Riverside 32

Halftime: Valley Torah is leading 43-12.

Game two is about to begin again – after a 40 hour delay. The game will be starting from the second quarter. Valley Torah is leading 22-5.


Game 2 Saga Continues

The second round CIF playoff game against Riverside will be continued on Monday at 5:00 PM in the Valley College South Gym. If you paid for entry on Saturday night, you will be allowed in for free on Monday. If you cannot make it, there will live updates here.


Even Better Ski Trip Video

Here is an improved video with more footage, music and some surprises. Thank you to our videographers: Chushim Botach, Eli Kawas and Izzie Revivo.


Playoff Game 2 – Live Coverage

Game is cancelled for tonight. Riverside can choose to forfeit or continue the game on Monday from the start of the second quarter. We will keep you posted.

Power is off to the entire Valley College campus. Luckily, laptop power is keeping the blog up.

Game is now delayed due to power failure.

First Quarter: Valley Torah leads 22-5.

Valley Torah is off to a 12-0 lead within the first few minutes.

Tip off for tonight’s game will be at 8:15.


Second Round Playoff Game

UPDATE: The game is moved up to 8:15.

The second playoff game will be held this Motzai Shabbos.

Valley Torah vs. Riverside

Saturday (2/119), 8:30

@Valley College (Fulton & Burbank – Campus Map)

Tickets will be available at the door for $8 (students – $5).


Dean’s Office – Ki Sisa

This is the latest segment of the new weekly video series from Rabbi Stulberger – You’ve Been Called to the Dean’s Office. It’s a short (four minute) message on a timely Torah topic. This week’s message: “The Power of a Relationship.”


Amazing Ski Trip Video


Ski Trip

The Senior Boys are on a ski trip as their incentive for selling the most raffle tickets. More video and pictures to follow.