Jewish educators are the key to quality Jewish education. Working within all school types, they shape and mold the skills, identity and knowledge that our children need to build vibrant Jewish lives.

BJE's work with educators is constantly evolving as new resources and opportunities arise. Services for Jewish educators in Los Angeles currently include:


Professional Learning Networks

BJE facilitates these networks to hel professional groups (e.g. principals, Hebrew language teachers, Judaic staff, and specialists) grow and learn together.  Networks include: Heads of Schools Council, Early Childhood Directors’ Network and more.

 Religious Educators Conference




Continuing Professional Education

Continuing Professional Education efforts take many forms: conferences, workshops, and seminars to expand the skill of Jewish educators.

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Job Opportunities

Post an educator job or look for one on the BJE Job Board.

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2013 Jewish Educator Awards Benny Ferdman Notification

Educator Awards

BJE recognizes excellence in Jewish education by honoring exemplary educators. Generous community philanthropists have funded The Milken Family Foundation Jewish Educator Awards, the Lainer Awards for Jewish educators in early childhood and complementary Jewish education, and the Smotrich Family Foundation Award of Merit for excellence in teaching in religious schools. Local award-winning early childhood educators are also nominated for the prestigious Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.