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The central prayer of traditional Jewish liturgy, the amidah, includes a blessing recognizing the great gift of human capacity for knowledge and, beyond that, for understanding. 


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Registration is open for BJE Impact: Teen Service Corps, a two session, week-long summer day camp engaging rising 7-10th graders in direct service and Jewish service learning.

Schools Access No Child Left Behind Funds

BJE, with generous support from the Jewish Federation, secured over $1.8 million in federal funding (No Child Left Behind) earmarked for professional development and to assist students falling behind academically. Educators from BJE LAUSD Consortium day schools access hundreds of thousands of dollars of funds every year for high quality professional development ranging from Hebrew Language Proficiency, to Reader and Writers Workshops to Classroom Management.


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Join Us to Congratulate a BJE Builder and March of the Living Trailblazer 

Congratulations to our very own Maya Aharon for being highlighted in The Jewish Journal's 30 Under 30 list of remarkable young people changing the Los Angeles Jewish Community.  Maya is being recognized for her work as a Holocaust educator as director of the BJE March of the Living, which annually brings over 200 Los Angeles teens to Poland and Israel alongside a group of Holocaust survivors. Please take a moment to share and like on our Facebook page.

For the full Jewish Journal article, click here.

BJE Adult March of the Living


Join us in Poland and Israel this coming April as we remember the past to ensure the future.  We are delighted that noted historian Michael Berenbaum will guide the group in Poland. For more information, click here.



BJE has opportunities for people of all ages.  If you are a young adult looking to connect with others who share a passion for Jewish education, let us know – we would love to get to know you!

PARENT AND ME Voucher Program

Parent and child at beachThe Parent and Me Voucher Program is for first time participants in a Jewish Parent and Me Program. Click here to see if you qualify and get up to 70% off your first class at participating synagogues.

Support BJE through Amazon Smile

Shopping on Amazon?  Shop through Amazon Smile and a portion of your purchase will be donated to BJE at no cost to you! Click here to shop!

Support BJE through iGive

iGive (a site with over 1500 stores) donates a percentage of your purchase to BJE 365 days a year.  Please click here and register!

BJE Religious School Directors Network

The Religious School Directors Network, an established and treasured collaborative group, meets eight times per year drawing religious school directors and administrators from Thousand Oaks, to Pasadena, to San Pedro.  The Network focuses on religious school innovation, best practices implementation, and works collaboratively on the common components that we share including recruitment and retention, and improving the quality of education in our institutions.  more


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