The American Library at The Skirball

On view through September 1, 2024
The American Library by Yinka Shonibare CBE RA
Browse artist Yinka Shonibare’s immersive installation The American Library, where six thousand books are wrapped in textiles with the names of US immigrants and Black Americans affected by the Great Migration. Learn about their impact and share your own story.

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LA Jewish Home Volunteer Opportunities for School Age Kids and Teens

The Los Angeles Jewish Home offers a variety volunteer opportunities on both campuses located in Reseda (the San Fernando Valley) including: leading/assisting group activities, one to one match with a resident, reading to residents, calling bingo, assisting in arts and crafts, teaching computer workshops, playing a musical instrument, helping with Shabbat activities plus many more.

Temple Ahavat Shalom Religious School

Temple Ahavat Shalom provides a place for our students to explore and learn about their Judaism. Whether in person or online, TAS offers an engaging, relevant, and innovative curriculum focusing on making Judaism come alive for our students. In our Chai program 8th-12th) grade we offer an emergent curriculum that addresses the needs and questions our teens are facing in their everyday lives. Beginning in Kindergarten and continuing through 12th grade, we offer educational, social, and religious programming for everyone.

Temple Ramat Zion Religious School

The Religious School strives to create a rich, vibrant learning environment in which we can nourish our children's growing Jewish identities, create a community of peers that is part of the larger community at Temple Ramat Zion and the global Jewish community, and build the skills that children will need to be participatory members of their community.

Heschel Day School

Heschel is a dynamic transitional kindergarten through eighth grade educational community grounded in Jewish values. Located on a three-acre campus in the North San Fernando Valley, the sense of inspiration and engagement that have been the hallmark of Heschel since its inception in 1972 are unmistakable. Our values of tradition, character, and community infuse students, faculty, staff, and parents with shared vision and meaningful purpose. Individually and collectively, we challenge ourselves to pursue excellence.

Temple Ramat Zion ELC

A warm community preschool for ages 2-5. We prepare your child for kindergarten in a fun-loving developmental atmosphere balanced with academics and filled with Judaica values. We believe the curriculum should have a balance between cognitive, academic and creative experiences. We also have a weekly music program with a specialist; bi- weekly Animaly program and monthly onsite field trips. Our program is extremely flexible with half-day, full day and extended day options. Open enrollment and tours are every days. For further information about the preschool, please contact:

Skirball Hanukkah Festival

Sunday, December 10, 12:00–5:30 pm

Doors open at 11:00 am.
Make Hanukkah memories at the Skirball! Join us for music, storytelling, food, art making, a photo booth, and a community candle lighting.
Gather with family and friends to make new memories at the Skirball!  Beloved klezmer rockers Mostly Kosher return to headline this year’s festival with support from dublab DJ Callie Ryan. Skirball Storytellers bring the Hanukkah story to life with a theatrical performance featuring music and puppetry.