Welcome back!

Welcome back! Alumni are a vital part of the Alice and Nahum Lainer School (formerly Sinai Akiba Academy) family. We love to hear from alumni and although much has changed since we first opened our doors in 1967, Alice and Nahum Lainer School remains committed to helping students become. You continue to make us proud and are the best testament to the value of our School.

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Stay Connected. Please make sure we have your current contact information, especially your email address. Please contact our Alumni Department or call 310.481.3388.

Share Your news. New job? New home? Got married? New baby? Let us know what you're up to so we can share it with our community. Check out our "Alum of the Week" posts on our Facebook page. (You can also click here to nominate alumni you think we should feature.)

Attend Events. Find out about alumni-specific events in Los Angeles and around the country through our Facebook page and website. Other special events at Sinai Akiba are open to alumni, including sporting events, school plays, orchestra concerts and the Annual Event. 
Network. Whether you’re looking for a long-lost classmate or seeking to connect with like-minded alumni in your professional field, Sinai Akiba can help! Join us on Facebook or our alumni LinkedIn group, both designed specifically for networking with fellow alumni. We are here to be a resource for you: Let us know how we can help. 

Give. All gifts, regardless of size, are put to great use. Your participation in our alumni annual giving fund matters more than the size of your gift. Consider making a gift that is meaningful to you and commensurate with your graduation year. Click here to give now.

This is a place where futures start

An Alice and Nahum Lainer School education is an investment in what comes next. Our students are prepared to achieve as they seek new challenges and fresh opportunities. Equipped with wisdom, soulfulness and self-confidence, they are ready to lead, to contribute, and to thrive.

Our Alumni

Our students attend the most exemplary high schools in Los Angeles. Historically, more than 90 percent of Alice and Nahum Lainer School (formerly Sinai Akiba Academy) graduates are accepted to their first-choice high school. Our students attend:

Archer School for Girls
Beverly Hills High School
Brentwood School
Bridges Academy
Buckley School
Chadwick School
Crossroads School
de Toledo High School
Hamilton High School & Humanities Magnet
Harvard-Westlake School
Marlborough School
Milken Community High School
Oakwood School
Palisades Charter
Shalhevet School
Wildwood School
Windward School
YULA Girls High School

At Alice and Nahum Lainer School, our pursuit of excellence is as much about the future as it is about the present. We celebrate the college success of our graduates as a reflection of the quality and impact of their Alice and Nahum Lainer School education. Our students are represented at the nation’s finest colleges and universities, and they go on to be leaders in their professions and in their communities.

Elliot (class of ’85)
Rabbi at Park Avenue Synagogue, University of Michigan graduate, dedicated marathon runner
Sarah (class of ’99)
Physician at Beth Israel Hospital, Yale University graduate, pre-med advisor, historic home lover
Samantha (class of ’97)
5th grade teacher, University of Pennsylvania graduate, co-chair of Ramah Young Alumni Leaders, enthusiastic world traveler
Henry (class of ’78)
US Air Force Band violinist, UCLA graduate, passionate orchestra freelancer
Melody (class of ’96)
Novelist and writing consultant, USC graduate, mentor for aspiring writers, promising interior designer
Lisa (class of ’78)
Barnard College English professor, Harvard University graduate, Board member at Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan, recreational swimmer
Alexander (class of ’94)
Attorney at Korn Ferry International, Stanford University graduate, volunteer legal counsel for Vietnam veterans, avid basketball fan
Daniel (class of ’78)
Bar Ilan University professor of Jewish mysticism, Brandeis University graduate, renowned author on Jewish mysticism, book press owner
A Sinai Temple School
A member of the Schechter
Day School Network
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