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Newly Installed Directors of the BJE Board

Sep 14, 2016

With the approach of the new year, BJE has installed its Officers and Directors for the 2016-2017 term. Dr. Alan M. Spiwak will serve a 3rd one-year term as President. The elected board of forty-one directors and officers includes four directors who have not, previously, served on the BJE board: Ilana Goldschein, Dr. Simona Heumann, Amy Leibowitz and Sheilah Miller.

Elenna King, Social Worker at Jewish Family Service, and Educator at Kehillat Israel

Elenna King, Social Worker at Jewish Family Service, and Educator at Kehillat Israel

Aug 11, 2016

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.

BJE Interns

BJE's Commitment to Jewish Learning and Professional Development

Jul 27, 2016

BJE is proud to offer mentorship and support to aspiring Jewish communal professionals and has a long history of working with student interns.  

During the summer, BJE welcomes rising high school juniors and seniors both independently and through the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles' Community Internship Program. Interns gain valuable skills while working with BJE across all departments.  Pictured here are BJE summer 2016 interns, Elia Eisner, Abby Gore, Noah Martin, David Trolettie and Hannah Kleinman.


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