The Academy of the Arts

Avodat Hashem.
We are the Premier Jewish Day School for grades TK-6th in the South Bay LA. We create and support an environment where children and their unwavering curiosity are the protagonists and adults, parents and community members act as guides and developers of collaborative and integrated co-constructive learning engagements.

The David School: Ner Tamid Preschool

Congregation Ner Tamid Preschool was established to meet the needs of families of all denominations desiring a warm and nurturing preschool experience for their children. For children 2-5, our Preschool program promotes cognitive, social, emotional, physical and creative development. Our children are also given the opportunity to observe and experience Jewish rituals, celebrations, and customs so that they can develop their own Jewish identities. We have Friday Shabbat parties, hands-on activities and projects, family programs and more.

Tuvia Preschool of Temple Menorah

Tuvia Preschool strives to enhance the learning and development of young children in a secure and caring Jewish environment. The curriculum offers a variety of experiences involving space, indoor-outdoor play, language expression, and flexibly scheduled quiet and active times suitable to the various stages of growth. Self-paced experiential learning and discovery are used to develop the social, emotional and creative skills of each child. Jewish experiences and traditions are presented in a wholesome environment.

CLAL Religious School of Congregation Ner Tamid of South Bay

CLAL stands for Children Learning and Living in Jewish Community. In our religious school, we strive to create an embracing and stimulating Jewish community for our children in Kindergarten - 7th Grade. Our program is designed to enable students to take root in their Jewish past and commit themselves to a Jewish future by living and learning their Jewish present. Our philosophy is that students learn by doing, and our curriculum is shared through project-based learning and experiences.

The Growing Garden Preschool and Kindergarten

The Growing Garden Preschool & Kindergarten is a place where
young children discover creative and nurturing experiences.
Our Preschool fosters a life-long quest and love for learning,
building a strong foundation for social, emotional, academic,
physical and spiritual growth. We are the only Jewish Preschool
in the South Bay that is Reggio Emilia inspired.
Contact Person: Sara Mintz;
Email:[email protected];
Phone: (310) 214-4999;

The Beach Cities Chabad Growing Garden Summer Camp

Each summer our preschool is open for our Camp Growing Garden. The camp is for children from 3 months through 4 years of age. For children 5 years and older we have a separate Camp Gan Israel at the same campus.

Each week of camp we have a unique theme where all the activities and learning follow the weekly theme. Here are some of the activities your child will enjoy at Camp Growing Garden

Water Days

LA Jewish Teen Initiative LAJTI

With countless opportunities to choose from, like social events, internships, unforgettable summer teen programs, and more, the LAJTI website is where it all comes together. You can search for the type of program you're interested in. And you're sure to discover new ones you never knew existed. Created for teens and parents alike, if it's for Jewish teens in LA, you'll find it on the LAJTI website.
Check it out at, or contact [email protected] for more information.