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Hundreds of volunteer opportunities for teens.

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Reinventing religious school as we know it in Los Angeles.

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Upcoming: How to Build a Community of Inclusion CoP - May 1st

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BJE Day of Service Learning at Shamesh Farm


Join BJE's co-chairs Amy Leibowitz and Madeline Miller, on Sunday, October 22nd from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm for [email protected] Community Service...

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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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The 37th Annual BJE Bebe Feuerstein Simon Early Childhood Institute convened at Adat Ari El on Monday, March 12th, 2018
BJE E-News
March 13, 2018

The 37th Annual BJE Bebe Feuerstein Simon Early Childhood Institute convened at Adat Ari El on Monday, March 12th, 2018. Upwards of 300 early childhood educators from across Los Angeles gathered for a day of professional development, and the...

Top row: Mark S. Berns - BJE President, Keren Dunn - Young Leader Awardee,  Rena Slomovic - Co-Chair, Bennett L. Spiegel - Honoree, Gil Graff - BJE Executive Director.  Seated: Jennifer Elad - Co-Chair, Dr. Jerry and Jean Friedman - Honorees, Jill Lasker - Co-Chair
BJE E-News
January 31, 2018

The 2018 BJE Gala was a resounding success thanks to you our donors. Close to 450 people attended and over $450,000 was raised, surrounding this memorable, 80th anniversary year event..
Gala Co-Chairs Jennifer Elad, Jill Lasker...

BJE E-News
November 20, 2017

On November 13th, over 250 parents and early childhood education professionals gathered at Westwood's Sinai Temple for a talk given by Dr. Alicia Lieberman, one of the foremost experts in the field of early brain development.


2017 JEA recipients
BJE E-News
October 2, 2017

The new year was sweetened for four exemplary Los Angeles Jewish day school educators when they were surprised before their entire school communities with the prestigious Milken Family Foundation...

BJE E-News
September 5, 2017

Help celebrate BJE's 80th anniversary by participating in a series of community and donor events, culminating with BJE's 80th Anniversary Gala.

Adults and families with children of all ages are invited to join BJE on Sunday,...

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


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

Engaged Students


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


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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Job Listings

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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