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Building Jewish Education

BJE Builders

Meet our community's Builders of Jewish Education:

Elenna King, Social Worker at Jewish Family Service, and Educator at Kehillat Israel
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My family was always involved in different ways in the Jewish community. My grandfather – my saba – is a BJE board member and past president, and always talked about BJE and other Jewish organizations when I was growing up. I didn’t know what it meant then, but I knew my family was involved. I joined USY in high school and especially liked the social action programs.

Aug 11, 2016
Rabbi Ari Segal, Head of School Shalhevet High School
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I never planned on committing my life to Jewish education - now, I can’t imagine doing anything else. With every thoughtful, passionate young person that passes through our school, I further understand the importance of nurturing a new generation of Jewish difference-makers.

Aug 04, 2016
Rachel Kaplan, BJE/JKidLA Concierge for Jewish Education
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To me, being a Builder of Jewish education means we’re building upon our Jewish heritage and our traditions through education. My role is to connect the community with all different types of Jewish educational opportunities so they can grow as Jews – camps, schools, youth programs, parent and me classes.

Jul 26, 2016


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