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Be a part of the BJE community. Here’s what’s happening now.

Teen Service Corps

Registration is now OPEN for Teen Service Corps summer camp. First Session is: June 26 – 30, 2017

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National ELI

Countdown to National ELI! Open to Generations LA 3 schools May 7-9; Alumni and other Day Schools May 8.

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March of the Living

Stay in touch with BJE's Teen March of the Living trips through Instagram! April 19 - May 3

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For 80 years, BJE has been the only organization wholly dedicated to Jewish education in Los Angeles, across the religious spectrum and in all aspects. More than half of the money we raise to provide educational opportunities to young people in our community comes from individuals like you. We’re grateful for your support and can’t do it without you.

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What's Happening

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Education Trends, and Event Updates.

BJE Builder and Board President Dr. Alan M. Spiwak (right) with BJE Executive Director Dr. Gil Graff
BJE Builders
March 16, 2017

Dr. Alan M. Spiwak
BJE President

I think what is most important to me is making sure that Jewish education is available to any family who wants it. Whether it’s religious school, day school, summer camp, or something else, it’s...

Rebecca Spain, BJE Assistant Director of the Center for Day School Education
BJE Builders
December 27, 2016

To me, education is the foundation of Judaism; the religion, our people, the community, the culture, and without it, I don’t think we’d know who we are as a people and as a religion.

My family prioritizes Jewish education. Our...

Noam Weissman - Principal, Shalhevet High School
BJE Builders
December 13, 2016

It's hard to say why I became an educator. It's actually a field I was not planning on going into at all, but I did a one-year fellowship through YU that Joey Small ran and I fell in love with Shalhevet. I think I chose Shalhevet specifically...

BJE Builders
December 6, 2016

To me, being a Builder of Jewish Education is getting the teens that we work with excited about their culture in unique and engaging ways. For example, taking them outside of a classroom and taking them on BJE March of the Living, where they’re...

Sheila Baran Spiwak with Alan Spiwak
BJE Builders
November 22, 2016

To me, a builder provides support, creates the underpinnings so that something can move into the future. A builder can also help broaden something that already exists. Being a Builder of Jewish education is all about the future, providing...

Our Accomplishments

BJE’s impact is felt throughout greater Los Angeles. These are just a few
ways we’re making a difference this year.

Number of Schools

156

Across the Jewish spectrum, Jewish schools in Los Angeles receive a wide range of services and support from BJE.

JKidLA Views

15000

BJE helps connect individuals and families to the Jewish educational experiences that are right for them.

Engaged Students

28280

From birth through young adulthood, young Jewish people in Los Angeles are engaged in Jewish life through BJE programs and accredited or affiliated schools.

Grant & Resource Dollars

2600000

BJE leverages the strength of our vibrant community to generate public and private funding that benefits Jewish educational programs and institutions throughout Greater Los Angeles in a wide range of ways.

Find a School

Looking for a K-12 school or Parent and Me program? Look no further! BJE's JKidLA website and Concierge Rachel Kaplan will help you navigate through the 170+ Jewish schools in the greater Los Angeles area.

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BJE is dedicated to helping BJE affiliated schools, camps and youth groups find the best person to fill an available position. Employers post your jobs and job seekers look to see what's available - all at no charge.

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