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L'Shanah Tovah - A sweet New Year!

Best wishes for a healthy and happy New Year!

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March of the Living Registration Open!

Sign up for this experience of a life time! Deadline: Sept. 27th

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Day of Service Learning - October 6

Join BJE's JKidLA & PJ Library October 6, 2019 - Japanese Garden

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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

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

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...

Support BJE

Support BJE

For 82 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. BJE's Annual Campaign runs from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. We’re grateful for your support and can’t do it without you.

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What's Happening

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Education Trends, and Event Updates.

BJE Builders
August 1, 2019

I’ve had a lifelong relationship with BJE. 

I remember well, Havurat Noar and Dor Hadash, BJE programs that brought youth together from all over the city. I went through BJE-affiliated religious schools. And when I was a student at...

Rachel Dubowe
BJE Builders
November 17, 2018

I’m a product of the Reform Movement and have been blessed to have a variety of meaningful moments and experiences that have led me to where I am today. My mom is a Reform rabbi, which naturally meant that we were very engaged in the Jewish...

BJE Builder and Board Past President Dr. Alan M. Spiwak (right) with BJE Executive Director Dr. Gil Graff
BJE Builders
March 16, 2017

Dr. Alan M. Spiwak
BJE Past President

I think what is most important to me is making sure that Jewish education is available to any family who wants it. Whether it’s religious school, day school, summer camp, or something else...

Rebecca Spain, Director of Advancement, Brawerman East
BJE Builders
December 27, 2016

To me, education is the foundation of Judaism; the religion, our people, the community, the culture, and without it, I don’t think we’d know who we are as a people and as a religion.

My family prioritizes Jewish education. Our...

Noam Weissman - Former Principal, Shalhevet High School
BJE Builders
December 13, 2016

It's hard to say why I became an educator. It's actually a field I was not planning on going into at all, but I did a one-year fellowship through YU that Joey Small ran and I fell in love with Shalhevet. I think I chose Shalhevet specifically...

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

152

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

Engaged Students

Engaged Students

26423

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.

Find a School

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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