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Night of 80 Shabbats

December 1, 2017 BJE celebrates its 80th year with 80 Shabbats!

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Day of Service Learning

October 22, 2017. Families and kids of all ages welcome.

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Thank You Maya and Michael!

Thank you to our BJE High School Interns!

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Change Their World. Change Yours.

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 Day at the beautiful Shemesh Organic Farm at Shalom...

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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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BJE March of the Living Teen Michael Schulman Reflections on his Experience
BJE Thought Leaders
July 11, 2017

By Michael Schulman

The March of the Living trip was by far one of the most meaningful things that I have done in my life. It was truly something I will never forget. I am so thankful and privileged that I had the opportunity to go...

BJE Thought Leaders
May 25, 2017

Throughout the 2 weeks of the trip, we experience the full scope of both the horror, and the hope, that humanity is capable of. We stand as witnesses in places where we confront that it is possible that human beings can do such things to one...

BJE Thought Leaders
March 15, 2017

The unlimited availability of information at the push of a button makes teaching and learning altogether different, today, than in the (ever more remote) 20th century.  Education is not about mastery of a body of knowledge; it’s about...

BJE Thought Leaders
February 2, 2017

by Dr. Gil Graff

This year marks 80 years since BJE was established by the Jewish Community Council, in a Los Angeles Jewish community that would be virtually unrecognizable today.  The 1930s were fraught with challenges, locally and...

BJE Thought Leaders
October 16, 2016

In many Jewish communities - as the Jewish holidays of the month of Tishrei near their close -- it is customary to read the book of Ecclesiastes (Koheleth) during the shabbat of sukkot. A holiday known as "z'man simhateinu" - the time of our...

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.

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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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