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Unity & Diversity: A Shavuot Reflection

Unity & Diversity: A Shavuot Reflection

Jun 06, 2019

Shavuot, celebrated this year, June 9-10, is both an agricultural holiday and a festival associated in rabbinic tradition with the experience of Torah at Sinai.  In describing the Israelites as they stood at Mt. Sinai, the Torah comments: va-yichan sham yisrael, Israel camped there.  Noting the use of the singular in the verb form “camped,” Rashi famously observed that the Israelites (plural) were – at that moment – as one nation with one heart. 

2019 Teen Service Corps - First Day!

Welcome to all new campers and CITs!  We are excited to start a week or learning, action and reflection with our partners at Valley Beth Shalom.

For information please contact Rachel Dubowe at 323-761-8621.

Congratulations to BJE's Religious School Educator Award Winners!

Congratulations to BJE's Religious School Educator Award Winners!

May 28, 2019

The 2019 winners of BJE's Lainer and Smotrich Awards have been named. The awards are made to educators working in after school or supplemental religious school programs in the Los Angeles area. These awards are made possible through an endowment established by the late Simha and Sara Lainer and the generosity of the Smotrich Family Foundation.

BJE March of the Living Shabbat

BJE will host a Shabbat for BJE March of the Living Alumni and Staff at a private home.

If you are staff or alumni of this program, please contact Liat Vorobiev or Maya Aharon for details and to RSVP!  

We hope everyone who has ever been on the BJE March of the Living can attend!  

Nearly 300 Teens, Adults, Survivors and Staff March in Poland

BJE Teen March of the Living, the largest delegation of teens from the United States, and the BJE Adult March of the Living, march between Auschwitz to Berkenau along with tens of thousands from all across the globe.  Watch here at 4:30AM on May 2nd.

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