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Successful Day of Service!

Challah making, planting, arts & crafts at The Los Angeles Jewish Home

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Registration Open for TSC and CITs!

Calling all teens with a passion for making an impact!

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Welcome home March of the Living!

Photo Gallery of the teens on this life-changing journey.

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Change Their World. Change Yours.

March of the Living Teens exiting Auschwitz

The BJE March teaches powerful lessons of Jewish history and personal Jewish identity with a profound impact on participants. On Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Los Angeles delegation, along with...

BJE Day of Service Learning at Shamesh Farm

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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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Support BJE

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. We are so close! Please help us reach our goal.

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What's Happening

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Education Trends, and Event Updates.

Back to the Future? Returning to Orthodox congregations sponsoring after-school Talmud Torah programs.
BJE Thought Leaders
March 4, 2019

In 1942, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America published A Model Program for the Talmud Torah, a guide to building rich Jewish and Hebrew literacy through after school courses of study.  Its editors were Joseph Kaminetsky, a...

BJE Thought Leaders
December 27, 2018

As the calendar turns to 2019, Jews around the world are, through the cycle of weekly Torah study, reconnecting with the Biblical account of oppression in Egypt and the experiences leading from slavery to freedom.  In the early chapters of...

Hanukkah In Tumultuous Times
BJE Thought Leaders
November 17, 2018

In recent months, a series of heartbreaking, disruptive events have rocked the greater Los Angeles area and its Jewish communities.  The Woolsey Fire burned nearly 100,000 acres, caused the death of three people, destroyed many hundreds of...

Reflections of the Season
BJE Thought Leaders
July 17, 2018

by Dr. Gil Graff

The Hebrew months of Av and Elul evoke reflections on dimensions of Jewish thought and experience well worth considering, as we approach the New Year.  The Ninth of Av  (this year observed from sundown July 21 -...

BJE Thought Leaders
May 9, 2018

by Dr. Gil Graff

Jewish tradition associates Shavuot with the experience of receiving Torah at Sinai, 50 days after liberation from slavery in Egypt.  Passover marks freedom from bondage; Shavuot celebrates freedom to lead purposeful...

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

Number of Schools

156

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

Engaged Students

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

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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