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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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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...

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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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Tu B'Shevat
BJE Thought Leaders
January 31, 2018

The 15th of the Hebrew calendar month of Shevat (Tu B’Shevat), this year, corresponding to January 30/31, marks the new year in the agricultural cycle, for purposes of various Jewish legal requirements relating to produce.  The date has, in...

BJE Thought Leaders
November 15, 2017

The beginning of the Hebrew month of Kislev (this year, Sunday, November 19) is a reminder that Hanukkah – which starts on the 25th of that month – is on the near horizon.  The historical backdrop of Hanukkah recalls a time of pervasive...

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...

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.

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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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