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    • Sinai Temple Chai School For Los Angeles 8th - 12th Graders

    • Address: 10400 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90024
    • Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 481-3232
    • Description: Sunday dates: 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 3/6 Chai School is a post-Bnai Mitzvah immers ...read moreSunday dates: 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 3/6 Chai School is a post-Bnai Mitzvah immersive Jewish experience. Sign up for Physicality and Spirituality to learn basketball skills and Jewish meditation from professional Israeli basketball player Daniel Tamir. This course is open to members and non-members. Learn valuable leadership skills and their Jewish roots by taking the David and Angella Nazarian Leadership course. This course is only open to members. Experience Jewish values through cooking with professional chef Danny Corsun. Open to members and non-members. Learn all about Israel’s history and the interpersonal skills to advocate for Israel by signing up for Fuel for Truth. Open to members and non-members. Register for these specialty courses to see how you can balance Judaism with your modern lifestyle. For more information, please contact Rabbinic Intern Kevin Lefkowitz, [email protected] Early bird registration has been extended through Friday, September 24. read less
    • Comic Book Superheroes and…Judaism?

    • Date: Monday, October 25, 2021
    • Description: October 18 - November 15, weekly on Mondays 3:30 PM PDT - 4:15 PM PST Bam! Crash! Pow! Dive into the world of supe ...read moreOctober 18 - November 15, weekly on Mondays 3:30 PM PDT - 4:15 PM PST Bam! Crash! Pow! Dive into the world of superheroes and supervillains... with a Jewish twist! read less
    • LA Jewish Home Volunteer Opportunities for School Age Kids and Teens

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 7150 Tampa Ave. Reseda, , 91335
    • Date: Monday, October 25, 2021
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 774-3116
    • Description: The Los Angeles Jewish Home offers a variety volunteer opportunities on both campuses located in Reseda (the San Fer ...read moreThe 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. We welcome families, school-age children and middle/high school students to volunteer their time, love, compassion and acts of loving kindness with the residents of the Jewish Home. We do offer and will verify community service hours for students. Please contact Stacy at [email protected] or by calling (818) 774-3116. read less
    • Moving Mindfulness: Discover How Much YOU Matter

    • Date: Monday, October 25, 2021
    • Description: Mondays at 1:45 - 2:30 pm Starting October 18th - November 1st. Students will experience the power of Qigong (Culti ...read moreMondays at 1:45 - 2:30 pm Starting October 18th - November 1st. Students will experience the power of Qigong (Cultivating Life Force) as they recognize how important each of them uniquely are to our world. Each person is B’tselem Elohim (created in a holy image) and a critical part of the work of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) in their families, communities and country. read less
    • Teen Talk App

    • Date: Monday, October 25, 2021
    • Description: Teens can often feel overwhelmed by the complexities of their lives. They want support, but they don’t want it fro ...read moreTeens can often feel overwhelmed by the complexities of their lives. They want support, but they don’t want it from adults. They crave it from other teens. Teen Talk is a free mobile app that helps teens take control of their social and emotional health by providing an easy way for them to get help from the group of people they trust most: their peers. Teens can use the app to safely and anonymously discuss their lives and concerns with teen advisors who have been professionally trained to help them with a variety of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, relationships, family issues, school, and more. read less
    • Choose Your Own Adventure: Playing Our Way Through History (D&D Style!)

    • Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021
    • Description: October 31 - November 28, weekly on Sundays 10:00 AM PDT - 11:15 AM PST The only limit is your imagination in this ...read moreOctober 31 - November 28, weekly on Sundays 10:00 AM PDT - 11:15 AM PST The only limit is your imagination in this D&D-style game that will take players through Jewish history, encountering Jewish magic, monsters, and more! Come make a character, meet heroes and villains of Jewish history, and defeat the bad guys in this fun and educational dive into the Jewish past. read less
    • LAJTI: Morning Guided Meditation & Reflections

    • Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021
    • Description: November 4, 2021, December 9, 2021, • January 13, 2021, February 3, 2021, March 10, 2021, April 7, 2021, May 12, 2 ...read moreNovember 4, 2021, December 9, 2021, • January 13, 2021, February 3, 2021, March 10, 2021, April 7, 2021, May 12, 2021, at 8:00 AM, join other parents of teens with the Los Angeles Jewish Teen Initiative as we welcome the Jewish New Year through guided meditation with Robin Wald. During this month’s session, we will reflect on teshuva, a return to self, and how to see your teen with fresh eyes and open hearts with renewed patience and understanding. What are your deepest hopes and intentions for your relationship with yourself and your teen this year? read less
    • AJC (American Jewish Committee) Los Angeles Leaders for Tomorrow for High School Students

    • Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: Applications for the 2021-2022 year are now open! LFT enables young Jewish leaders to develop skills to advocate on ...read moreApplications for the 2021-2022 year are now open! LFT enables young Jewish leaders to develop skills to advocate on behalf of the Jewish people, Israel, and human rights around the world, and to serve as positive change agents for their peers and community. Graduates of LFT enter college with the knowledge and confidence to engage in dialogue regarding antisemitism and Israel. LFT participants will learn about past and current Israeli affairs, challenges and opportunities facing global Jewry, and how to utilize strategic networks in advocacy. Students who will be sophomores, juniors, or seniors in high school during the 2021-2022 school year are eligible to apply. There is no cost to participate. LFT will consist of high-level, engaging, and participatory training sessions once a month on Sundays. The safety of our participants is our highest priority. Due to the uncertainty of the pandemic, our fall 2021 sessions may take place virtually. If and when it is safe to meet in person, we will aspire to do so. For virtual meetings, we will meet from 10:00-11:30 am.* If we are able to meet in person, we will meet from 10:00 am-1:00 pm* at AJC's office in Brentwood. Kosher dinner will be served during in-person sessions. Dates* for 2021-2022 LFT Year November 7 December 5 January 9, 2022 February 13 March 20 April 17 *These dates and times are subject to change, but we will keep you informed with as much notice as possible. **Our LFT students are also invited to take part in supplementary AJC opportunities. Questions? Contact Brian Hertz at [email protected]. read less
    • Talking Torah with our Ancestors: Story Sharing with Rebecca and Isaac

    • Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
    • Description: November 30 - December 14, weekly on Tuesdays 2:00 PM PST - 2:45 PM PST What were our ancestors Isaac and Rebecca ...read moreNovember 30 - December 14, weekly on Tuesdays 2:00 PM PST - 2:45 PM PST What were our ancestors Isaac and Rebecca thinking? What was life like for our Jewish family members back in Torah times? In our “Story Sharing” classes, we learn a bit about what the Torah says, a bit about what the rabbis say, and a lot about what WE think about our ancestors who are featured in the Book of Beresheet (Genesis). In every class, we will learn about our ancestors, imagine their experiences, and share their stories through our creative voices. By the last class in each three-week “Sharing Stories” session, those who wish to do so will perform our stories for the whole group! Participate in one three-week session, or the whole series of three three-week sessions (a total of nine sessions over four months). Requirements read less
    • AMERICAN ISRAEL GAP-YEAR

    • Address: 1619 S. Robertson Blvd Los Angeles,
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 702-0644
    • Description: American Israel Gap-Year Association (AIGYA) advocates for increased participation in the Israel Gap Year for the p ...read moreAmerican Israel Gap-Year Association (AIGYA) advocates for increased participation in the Israel Gap Year for the purpose of establishing a deep relationship with Israel and the Jewish people. We provide workshops, Israel gap-year counseling, events and resources for program exploration into this life-changing year in Israel. read less
    • Ardvark Israel Gap Year Program

    • Description: Aardvark Israel offers long-term gap year programs located in the two most exciting cities in Israel: Tel Aviv and J ...read moreAardvark Israel offers long-term gap year programs located in the two most exciting cities in Israel: Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Everyone on Aardvark will…Do all this together while making lifelong friendships with other young Jewish students from all over the world! read less
    • Club Z Teens

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 481-8479
    • Description: The Club Z Institute offers a comprehensive and nuanced education on Israel, provides historical context to modern-d ...read moreThe Club Z Institute offers a comprehensive and nuanced education on Israel, provides historical context to modern-day headlines, and serves as a welcoming place for Jewish teens to connect to their Jewish identity. As a member, you will be a part of a growing network of proud and articulate Jewish youths who are prepared to face challenging atmosphere of high school and college campus when it comes to being a Zionist. You will have opportunities to grow as an effective leader, to enjoy social activities and national gatherings with other teens and students. read less
    • CTeen Heritage Quest - A Journey Through Poland and Israel

    • Age Group: 9th - 12th grades
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (718) 467-4400 x 4339
    • Description: For current 9th through 12 grades. SAMPLE CITIES AND SITES WE WILL VISIT In Poland - Warsaw, Lublin, Krakow, Treb ...read moreFor current 9th through 12 grades. SAMPLE CITIES AND SITES WE WILL VISIT In Poland - Warsaw, Lublin, Krakow, Treblinka, Majdanek, Auschwitz-Birkenau In Israel - Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Tiberias, Tzfat, Be’er Sheva, Kotel (Western Wall), Machane Yehudah, Masada, Ein Gedi Oasis, Dead Sea, Army Base, Kibbutzim, Boat cruise on the Kineret, Camel riding, Packing and delivering care packages to IDF soldiers, Hiking, Jeeping, Rafting. This trip includes 8 hours of community service. 718-467-4400 x 4339 [email protected] read less
    • Discover Moving Traditions’ Groups For Teens!

    • Location: City;South Bay;Valleys
    • Age Group: 8th-12th grades
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: Looking for your teen to connect with other Jewish teens in a safe space, experience Judaism as relevant to their li ...read moreLooking for your teen to connect with other Jewish teens in a safe space, experience Judaism as relevant to their life, and move through adolescence feeling emboldened, healthy, and whole? Moving Traditions’ teen programs, Rosh Hodesh for girls and Shevet Achim for guys, offers intimate single gender and grade gatherings for teens in 8th grade and above. Groups meet for two hours each month during the academic year to escape the stress of being a teen in the 21st century. Under the leadership of a trained adult mentor, participants use this supportive and fun space to engage in meaningful conversations as they explore the issues they care about most, including relationships, social pressures and expectations, identity, and self-discovery, all while considering Jewish values and wisdom. To find a Rosh Hodesh or Shevet Achim group near you, please visit https://www.movingtraditions.org/aboutus/program-partners/ read less
    • Fellowship for Emerging Jewish Thought Leaders: [email protected] For Teens

    • Description: Tuesday, July 7 – Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Applications accepted until Friday, June 12, 2020. Preference will be ...read moreTuesday, July 7 – Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Applications accepted until Friday, June 12, 2020. Preference will be given to applications received by Tuesday, June 2. A four-week exploration of Jewish peoplehood, at-homeness, and contemporary challenges facing North American Jewish identity for high school students. Applications are now open! Hartman Fellowship for Emerging Jewish Thought Leaders: [email protected] The Jewish people are facing important questions about citizenship, nationalism, democracy, and the societies in which we live. COVID-19 has already reshaped our attitudes about the collective community and what it means to be ‘at-home,’ and is raising issues of theology, spirituality, and social responsibility. Join this national cohort of exceptional high school students and meet virtually with top Hartman scholars like Tal Becker, Elana Stein Hain, Yehuda Kurtzer, and Mijal Bitton to grapple with these issues through interactive webinars, study groups, and intimate discussions for a month-long exploration of Jewish peoplehood, at-homeness, and the contemporary challenges facing North American Jewish identity in this moment. read less
    • Inform, Elevate, Inspire, Engage - A New Online Series from Tzedek America

    • Age Group: 7-12 grades
    • Description: Jewish educator Avram Mandell (he/him) and teen sidekick DJ Wildstyle (she/her) will be the face of the brand new 10 ...read moreJewish educator Avram Mandell (he/him) and teen sidekick DJ Wildstyle (she/her) will be the face of the brand new 10-part live virtual series from Tzedek America, Inform Elevate Inspire Engage. Students grades 7 through 12 will join teens from across North America to hear from and engage with activists, nonprofit organizations, and other teens who are experiencing and combating social injustice in their communities and worldwide. Using Jewish values and texts as the base, we will dive into injustices plaguing North America and provide the students with tools to make lasting change. Space is limited and pricing is flexible, sign up your students today! 1/24/2021, 4 PM PT Understanding Homelessness 2/28/2021, 4 PM PT Honoring Older Adults 3/14/2021, 4 PM PT Supporting People with Diverse Abilities 4/18/2021, 4 PM PT Immigration Justice 5/2/2021, 4 PM PT Social Justice in Israel 6/6/2021, 4 PM PT Environmental Justice read less
    • Jewish Student Union HS Clubs on Campus

    • Location: City
    • Address: 9831 West Pico Blvd, #101 Los Angeles, CA, 90035
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 229-9006
    • Description: Jewish Student Union aims to get more Jewish teens in public high schools to do something Jewish by hosting club mee ...read moreJewish Student Union aims to get more Jewish teens in public high schools to do something Jewish by hosting club meetings during lunch, before, or after school. Programs include speakers, discussions, and interactive activities. Snacks are always served. In addition, JSU sponsors activities outside of school. Each club is governed by elected officers who meet regularly to discuss program topics, outside activities and calendars. JSU is funded by a generous grant from the Gindi Family Fund, The Jewish Federations of many cities and numerous private foundations and donors across North America. read less
    • jQSA Meeting at Kol Tikvah for Teens 8th -12th

    • Address: 20400 Ventura Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: JQSA is gearing up for its second year of new and exciting programs to bring to all of you! Meet other teens through ...read moreJQSA is gearing up for its second year of new and exciting programs to bring to all of you! Meet other teens throughout the Valley for LGBTQ themed content, while learning leadership skills that will enable you to fight intolerance, and become a supportive ally. JQSA is a safe trans-denominational space for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and straight ally Jewish teens ages 14 - 18. Monthly meeting includes free dinner and discussion, games, guest speakers, and more! For information, please contact Anna Goodman, Director of the JQSA at 440.225.0497, [email protected] or Rabbi Jon Hanish at [email protected]. Visit jQSA on Facebook: Valley JQSA Facebook Page and on Instagram: @ValleyJQSA read less
    • Kehillat Israel Jewish Experience Center

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: City;West LA
    • Address: 16019 Sunset Blvd. Pacific Palisades, CA, 90272
    • Age Group: K-10th gbraders
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 459-1569
    • Description: For Reconstructionists, Judaism is more than a religion; it is a civilization encompassing history and literature, a ...read moreFor Reconstructionists, Judaism is more than a religion; it is a civilization encompassing history and literature, art and music, land and language, as well as spirituality and ritual. We seek a Judaism that promotes innovation that is deeply rooted in Jewish tradition, while reflecting the understandings and spiritual yearnings of contemporary Jews. In the Jewish Experience center, we work to create a child-centered, experiential approach to education which inspires children with the joy of all things Jewish: Torah, prayer, Jewish living skills, celebrations, the arts, history, culture, ethics, values and Hebrew . We have a variety of programs, including a monthly family Shabbat dinner and service, the Outdoor Jewish Experience and Kehillat Israel Tzedakah Teens, a teen philanthropy group which gives approximately $20,000 in grants each year. Contact Person: Rabbi Carrie Vogel Email: [email protected] Phone: (310) 459-1569 Address: 16019 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 Website: http://www.ourki.org/jec read less
    • Kehillat Ma'arav - Rabbi Jacob Barkan Education Center

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: City;Santa Monica
    • Address: 1715 21st Street Santa Monica, CA, 90404
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 829-0566
    • Description: The KM Religious School vision is to expand the mind and open the soul, endowing each child with a passion for lifel ...read moreThe KM Religious School vision is to expand the mind and open the soul, endowing each child with a passion for lifelong learning, and a fundamental appreciation of what it means to be Jewish in today’s world, affording students the opportunity to study God, Torah, Israel, Mitzvot, Jewish holidays, culture and history. The process of being a lifelong learner is essential for the survival of the Jewish people. Our KM Religious School is committed to its students and families to develop the love of Jewish learning not only as a student but also as a Jewish adult. It will address the ideas of family education and bridging the gap between school, home, and society by providing an immeasurable commitment to family education and lifelong learning. Our school is fully accredited by BJE. Contact Person: Sharone Weizman; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 829-0566; Address: 1715 21st Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404; Website: https://www.km-synagogue.org/learning/religious-school/ read less
    • Keshet

    • Address: 290 Dolores Street San Francisco, California
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: Keshet is a national, grassroots organization that works for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexu ...read moreKeshet is a national, grassroots organization that works for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Jews in Jewish life. Led and supported by LGBTQ Jews and straight allies, Keshet strives to cultivate the spirit and practice of inclusion in all parts of the Jewish community. read less
    • L.A. Hebrew High School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 12020 Burbank Blvd Valley Village, CA, 91607
    • Grades: 7th -12th grades
    • Days School meets: Sun (online component 1 hour/o
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 901-8893
    • Description: Since 1949, LAHHS has served the greater Los Angeles community through the development of a stimulating program of J ...read moreSince 1949, LAHHS has served the greater Los Angeles community through the development of a stimulating program of Judaic and Hebrew education for seventh to twelfth grade students. LAHHS has grown to be one of the largest supplemental Jewish High Schools in the United States offering High School foreign language credit. The L.A. Hebrew High School program is WASC approved, students are eligible to earn high school foreign language credit through their studies in this program. Classes are held on Sunday's at Emek Hebrew Academy and there is a one hour on-line Hebrew component on a weekday. In addition, students attend a Shabbaton Retreat and participate in a wide array of electives designed to provide meaningful experiential learning. LAHHS is partnered with the LA Jewish Federation's Global Teen Twinning program, in 9th grade teens host an Israeli teen for ten days and in 10th grade they travel to Israel for ten days. Email: [email protected]; Phone: (818) 901-8893; Website: http://www.lahhs.org/ read less
    • LA Jewish Teen Initiative LAJTI

    • Location: City;South Bay;Valleys
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 761-8155
    • Description: With countless opportunities to choose from, like social events, internships, unforgettable summer teen programs and ...read moreWith 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 JTeensLA.org, or contact [email protected] for more information. https://www.jteensla.org/ read less
    • Learn Jewish Values Through Cooking!

    • Description: October 19 - November 2, weekly on Tuesdays 1:00 PM PDT - 2:00 PM PDT This mini-class series will explore three im ...read moreOctober 19 - November 2, weekly on Tuesdays 1:00 PM PDT - 2:00 PM PDT This mini-class series will explore three important Jewish values that anyone at any age can use to bring more meaning into every day and to help themselves and those around them. Completion of an additional waiver is required to participate in this class. Visit here to complete this waiver. read less
    • MAZON This Hunger: Los Angeles

    • Address: 10850 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 400 Los Angeles, , 90024
    • Age Group: 6th grades and up
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (800) 813-0557
    • Description: MAZON’s “This is Hunger” is a powerful, immersive, museum-quality experience that explores who struggles with ...read moreMAZON’s “This is Hunger” is a powerful, immersive, museum-quality experience that explores who struggles with hunger in America and what we can do to take action – all through a Jewish lens. “This Is Hunger” is available by appointment for student and group tours in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley. Please email [email protected] or visit thisishunger.org to learn more. Please note: The experience is open to all ages. Young children must be accompanied by family groups; student programs are available for 6th grade and up read less
    • MUSYCA Children's Choir

    • Address: 7353 Valley Circle West Hills, , 91304
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 554-9933
    • Description: MUSYCA Children's Choir, Under The Direction Of Dr. Mikhail Shtangrud, Now Auditions Singers For Its Several Vo ...read moreMUSYCA Children's Choir, Under The Direction Of Dr. Mikhail Shtangrud, Now Auditions Singers For Its Several Vocal Ensembles Young people, ages 5-18 who love music and singing are encouraged to audition. No previous choir experience is necessary. MUSYCA singers rehearse after school and sing a wide variety of classical and contemporary music, study musicianship, and get valuable performance experience through concerts, outreach, sound recording, film and TV engagements and touring. The Choir recently returned from the concert tour of Australia and New Zealand. To find out more about the Choir and how to schedule an audition, visit www.musyca.org. Email [email protected] or call 818-554-9933 for more info. Two Locations: Shomrei Torah Synagogue 7353 Valley Circle Blvd. West Hills, CA 91304 Granada Hills Baptist Church 10949 Zelzah Avenue Granada Hills, CA 91344 read less
    • Nessah Hebrew Academy Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: City;Beverly Hills
    • Address: 142 S. Rexford Drive Beverly Hills, CA, 90212
    • Grades: 4th-8th grades
    • Days School meets: Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • Contact Phone: (310) 273-2400
    • Description: Children entering 4th-8th grade have the opportunity to learn Hebrew as well as Jewish life/holidays. Families that ...read moreChildren entering 4th-8th grade have the opportunity to learn Hebrew as well as Jewish life/holidays. Families that wish to have their children's Bar/Bat Mitzvah here at Nessah, need to enroll their children for 2 years, including the year of Bar/Bat Mitzvah (children attending Jewish day school are exempt). Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday, 4:20 P.M.-6:20 P.M., throughout the school year. Phone: (310) 273-2400; Address: 142 S. Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Website: http://nessah.org/nessah-hebrew-school.pdf read less
    • Ofek Learning Hub: Learn Hebrew, Israeli Spirit, Israeli Innovation, Enrichment, and more - Ofek Learning Hub: Learn Hebrew, Israeli Spirit, Israeli Innovation, Enrichment, and more

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: We offer over 50 classes, and they are all subdivided into age groups (1st-2nd grade, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th, middle schoo ...read moreWe offer over 50 classes, and they are all subdivided into age groups (1st-2nd grade, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th, middle school, high school, adult, young professionals, etc.) The sorts of classes we offer vary, as we are open to creating new types of classes if there is a demand for it. Generally speaking, however, we offer the following: Various levels of Hebrew language, Israeli spirit and B'nai/B'not Mitzvah classes, Israeli innovation, Enrichment courses (TLV Graffiti arts & culture, Israeli history through song, animation, book club for adults, Israeli women & song, smartphone photography, cooking & baking, creative thinking, Israeli pop culture, personal development, real-life problem-solving for children, and more), and Jewish heroism. You may contact Shlomit Ovadia with any questions you may have at [email protected]. The fall semester begins the second week of September, and the dates vary for each class. We have classes whose times are more friendly to those living on Eastern time vs Pacific time, and alternating schedules of the same classes to accommodate everyone. Classes run for different lengths of time. Some courses are 5 classes whereas others are 25; this gives people the opportunity to register themselves or their children without having to commit to a large volume of classes and/or if they cannot afford it. Website: https://ofekhub.org/ read less
    • S.T.A.R. Groups and Tribes

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 6634 VALJEAN AVENUE, Van Nuys, CA
    • Age Group: 7 to 18 years old
    • Description: S.T.A.R. Provides monthly events for 4 age groups, Tikvah (7-9 Years old), Aviv (10-12 Years old), Mitzvah (13-15 Ye ...read moreS.T.A.R. Provides monthly events for 4 age groups, Tikvah (7-9 Years old), Aviv (10-12 Years old), Mitzvah (13-15 Years old), Haverim (16-18 Years old). All events are age appropriate with a high Participant to Supervisor ratio to assure the safety of all of our members. TOP 10 REASONS TO JOIN STAR: You will have a great time. You will meet fun loving people like yourself. It will help develop your leadership skills. You will eat great Sephardic food. You will see places and do things that will blow your mind. The Madrichim (Advisors) will inspire you to learn & grow. You will learn about your rich Sephardic heritage. Rabbi Sakhai will be your best friend You are helping to secure the future of the Jewish People Because you deserve it! read less
    • Sharsheret's B'nai Mitzvah Program

    • Description: Sharsheret provides meaningful ways for b’nai mitzvah to include a chessed component in their celebrations. As the ...read moreSharsheret provides meaningful ways for b’nai mitzvah to include a chessed component in their celebrations. As they reach this important milestone in their lives, Sharsheret works with b’nai mitzvah individually to develop a project that meets their specific interest and needs. read less
    • SHERUT L'OLAM JUNIOR FELLOWSHIP

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 34342 Mulholland Hwy. Malibu, CA
    • Age Group: 7th and 8th grades
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 889-5500
    • Description: The Junior Fellowship offers pre-post Bar/Bat Mitzvah age teens the opportunity to fulfill community service project ...read moreThe Junior Fellowship offers pre-post Bar/Bat Mitzvah age teens the opportunity to fulfill community service projects and hours in a fun and meaningful way. Junior fellows will develop their public speaking/advocacy and communication skills with teens from all over the Greater Los Angeles area. Sherut L'Olam provides a space for teens to explore social and environmental issues, give value to their voice and empower them to engage with the world. Informed and inspired by Jewish tradition and ethics, Sherut L’Olam draws on environmental and social justice activists as well as experts in public speaking, team building, and communication. The program includes: Two-weekend retreats at Shalom Institute Advocacy skills development and issue-oriented Sunday sessions 25+ hours of community service read less
    • SHERUT L'OLAM SENIOR FELLOWSHIP 2019-20

    • Age Group: 9th - 11th grades
    • Grades: 9th - 11th grades
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 889-5500 xt 111
    • Description: Sherut L'Olam provides a space for teens to explore social and environmental issues, give value to their voice ...read moreSherut L'Olam provides a space for teens to explore social and environmental issues, give value to their voice and empower them to engage with the world. Informed and inspired by Jewish tradition and ethics, Sherut L’Olam draws on environmental and social justice activists as well as experts in public speaking, team building and communication. In addition to gaining a greater understanding of important issues of the day, Sheruters will develop the skills to teach and model what they have learned in a more confident and effective manner. Sherut L’Olam brings together teens from across Southern California: the South Bay, Westside, and the Conejo, San Fernando, and Santa Clarita Valleys. Three-weekend retreats Advocacy skills development and issue-oriented Sunday sessions 35+ hours community service read less
    • Sinai Temple Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Address: 10400 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90024
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 481-3230
    • Description: We are committed to instilling a strong connection to the Jewish tradition, Israel and the community at large. Our a ...read moreWe are committed to instilling a strong connection to the Jewish tradition, Israel and the community at large. Our accredited, nurturing, and enthusiastic staff are passionate about teaching children the joy of Judaism. Starting in our elementary grades, we ‘do’ hands-on Judaism, through art, movement in music/tefillah (prayer) and cooking. On Sunday mornings we ‘dance’ Judaism. In our upper grades, we continue to study Torah stories, Hebrew, Tefillah (prayer), and Israel. We have a unique Na’aseh program (5th-7th grades) that offers flexibility to our families, elective choices for our students and experiential education. We offer synagogue sleepovers and weekend camp retreats in order to build our community and celebrate the beautiful Shabbat and Havdallah ceremonies together. We believe in the value of nurturing and developing the Jewish Identity of our students. WHAT MAKES SINAI TEMPLE RELIGIOUS SCHOOL SPECIAL? *Passionate, Enthusiastic and Accredited Faculty *Na’aseh Experiential Education *Exciting Electives *Nationally recognized Senior Rabbi David Wolpe and Clergy *Student Leadership Initiatives *Witness to Witness Holocaust Survivor Program, *A Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program for Children with Special Needs *Derech HaLimud Hebrew Program *Professional Choir *Tech Curriculum created with Judaic content for each grade read less
    • Stephen Wise Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr. Los Angeles, CA, 90077
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 889-2211
    • Description: The Religious School is a link in the long chain of excellence in Stephen S. Wise Temple Schools. Graduates of the ...read moreThe Religious School is a link in the long chain of excellence in Stephen S. Wise Temple Schools. Graduates of the Religious School are knowledgeable Jews who are comfortable with their Jewish identity. The School helps them to develop an inner spiritual life that is connected to the Temple community and the global Jewish community. Students explore Jewish practice, history, belief, love for Israel and the Jewish people, and an understanding of their obligation to make the world a better place, through fun and innovative teaching techniques. The program is further enriched by involvement in Hebrew study, music, Krav Maga, Jewish Art, Israeli Dance, T'fillah (prayer services), and family participatory programs. NEW PROGRAM FOR 2010/2011!!! Stephen S. Wise Temple Religious School is proud to introduce iLearn, a flexible and innovative new pilot program for Grade 4 students! We know students live in an ever-evolving world - with technology, the Internet, digital games, and mobile technology. While adults may have a hard time staying current with so much change, our children - are what some call, "digital natives." Our new program will integrate technology into every area of the learning community, including teaching instruction, student collaboration, student work, and evaluation. In addition we are proud to collaborate with the Union of Reform Judaism to present the Chai Curriculum in its first ever digital format! iLearn requires a two-day commitment: Sundays from 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at Stephen S. Wise Temple Religious School Wednesdays from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. at home, school, or anywhere your child can log on to a computer for our “Virtual Classroom”. Contact Person: Andrea Gardenhour; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 889-2211; Address: 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90077; Website: http://www.wisela.org/rs/home.aspx read less
    • Teh Tivnu Building Justice Gap Year

    • Address: 7971 SE 11th Ave. Portland,
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (503) 232-1864
    • Description: The Tivnu Gap Year program is nine months of hands-on Jewish social justice engagement in Portland, Oregon for 17- t ...read moreThe Tivnu Gap Year program is nine months of hands-on Jewish social justice engagement in Portland, Oregon for 17- to 20-year-olds. Participants live together, create community, discover the Pacific Northwest, and explore connections between Jewish life and social justice with their heads, hands, and hearts. Among their other activities, Tivnu participants intern with local grass-roots organizations. They plant sustainable gardens and learn about nutrition with elementary school children, prepare and serve meals at a café for people experiencing homelessness, tutor at-risk youth in an alternative high school, build homes with Habitat for Humanity, and more. 2019-2020 Important Dates: Arrive in Portland: Aug 26, 2019 Thanksgiving Break: Nov 24 – Dec 2, 2019 Winter Break: Dec 23, 2019 – Jan 14, 2020 Passover Break: Apr 7 – 19, 2020 Depart for Home: May 20, 2020 read less
    • Temple Ahavat Shalom Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: Valleys;North Valley
    • Address: 18200 Rinaldi Pl. Northridge, CA, 91326
    • Age Group: Kindergarten - 7th grades
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 360-2258
    • Description: Temple Ahavat Shalom provides a place for our students to explore and learn about their Judaism. Whether in person ...read moreTemple 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. For more information contact Rabbi Dalia Samansky at [email protected] or call 818.360.2258. Website: https://www.tasnorthridge.org/religious-school/ read less
    • Temple Akiba Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: City;Culver City
    • Address: 5249 Sepulveda Blvd. Culver City, CA, 90230
    • Age Group: K-10th graders
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 398-5783
    • Description: Temple Akiba strives to provide our students with a Reform Jewish Education. The goal of Jewish Education within the ...read moreTemple Akiba strives to provide our students with a Reform Jewish Education. The goal of Jewish Education within the Reform Movement is the deepening of Jewish experience and knowledge for all liberal Jews, in order to strengthen faith in God, love of Torah and identification with the Jewish people through involvement in the synagogue and participation in Jewish life. We believe that Judaism contains answers to the challenges and questions confronting the human spirit, and that only a knowledgeable Jew can successfully discover these answers. Such Jews will strengthen the fabric of Jewish life and ensure the future of Judaism and the Jewish people. Students in K through 3rd are expected to attend on Sundays; 4th-7th graders attend on Sundays and Tuesdays; 8th-10th graders attend on Mondays. Contact Person: Randee Bishoff; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 398-5783; Address: 5249 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230; Website: http://www.templeakiba.net/learning.asp?pid=25 read less
    • Temple B'nai Hayim Grau Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: Valleys
    • Address: 4302 Van Nuys Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA, 91403
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 788-4664
    • Description: At the Religious School, our focus is a student-centered, experiential approach, where children learn Hebrew languag ...read moreAt the Religious School, our focus is a student-centered, experiential approach, where children learn Hebrew language and literacy, Torah and Tanach stories, Jewish values, prayers, holidays and life cycle events through the creative methodology of drama, art, music, dance, yoga, games, and sensory-based activities. Students learn to read and write Hebrew and understand basic Hebrew vocabulary with the intention to participate confidentially in any synagogue service. B'nai Mitzvah training is a priority and we have a staff of credentialed, experienced teachers. Our goal is to produce students who have a strong sense of Jewish identity, understand their role in the world and value community participation. read less
    • Temple Beth Israel Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: SGP Valleys
    • Address: 3033 N. Towne Ave. Pomona, CA, 91767
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (909) 626-1277
    • Description: The Temple Beth Israel Religious School is dedicated to the education and enculturation of our children. Our program ...read moreThe Temple Beth Israel Religious School is dedicated to the education and enculturation of our children. Our program is designed to present a broad base of Jewish knowledge in order to foster faith in God, a love of Torah, and a strong identification with K'lal Yisrael (the Jewish people.) The curriculum begins with Pre-Kindergarten and continues through Confirmation, with B'nai Mitzvah as a significant landmark along the way. It includes: Hebrew/T'fillah (prayer), Tanach (Jewish Bible), social justice, Shabbat, holiday observance, Jewish history, Jewish arts & culture, Jewish life cycle, values & ethics, Israel. read less
    • Temple Etz Chaim CONFIRMATION AND POST CONFIRMATION (8-12)

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: Conejo Valley
    • Address: 1080 Janss Rd. Thousand Oaks, CA
    • Grades: 8th-10th grades
    • Contact Phone: [email protected]
    • Description: The Confirmation Program (8-10) provides a diverse curriculum. Students attend a core class that covers a specific t ...read moreThe Confirmation Program (8-10) provides a diverse curriculum. Students attend a core class that covers a specific topic for each grade. Students discuss anti-Semitism, Bioethics, cults, the Holocaust, modern Jewish heroes and other relevant issues in terms of the Jewish ethical, moral and legal response according to Jewish law. Through discussions about current events in Israel, they gain a better understanding of Israeli government and politics. They also have a choice of electives, including self-defense, ceramics, scrapbooking, Jewish videos and Judaism through science fiction and fantasy, Bible studies, Israeli dancing, Jewish cooking, drama and more. Dinner seminars are a highlight of the Confirmation Program. Parents are invited to join students to hear various speakers provide valuable information about current topics. The 10th grade students lead Shavuot Services at which time they are confirmed. Temple Etz Chaim Religious School was selected to be one of five religious schools for the southern California region to pilot the curriculum called “Facing History and Ourselves.” The subject matter is an in depth exploration into the Holocaust and human behavior. The Post Confirmation Program (11-12) provides students with an opportunity to continue their Jewish education while remaining involved in synagogue life. Students study Torah, discuss current events and explore ethical issues with Rabbi Spiegel. The format of the class allows students to express themselves candidly in a non-judgmental environment. The program was originally conceived after students leaving the Confirmation Program asked how they could continue their studies at Temple Etz Chaim. read less
    • Temple Etz Chaim Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: Conejo Valley
    • Address: 1080 Janss Rd. Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360
    • Age Group: 5-18 years old
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (805) 494-8174
    • Description: At Temple Etz Chaim, we feel the important responsibility of providing our students with an excellent Jewish educati ...read moreAt Temple Etz Chaim, we feel the important responsibility of providing our students with an excellent Jewish education. Our school's critical role is to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for our students to function responsibly in the Jewish Community. Religious education will help to enable future generations to live productive and meaningful lives as Americans and Jews. The overarching goals of the Temple Etz Chaim Religious School are to: 1) Develop children who want to live as Jews, 2) Provide the skills and knowledge to live a Jewish life, 3) Provide moral and character development , 4) Provide family education. read less
    • Temple Isaiah Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: City;West LA
    • Address: 10345 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90064
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 277-2661
    • Description: In our Torah it is written and in our prayers we recite "and you will teach them diligently to your children.&q ...read moreIn our Torah it is written and in our prayers we recite "and you will teach them diligently to your children." It is this scriptural basis that provides the inspiration for our school. Learning is not the mere acquisition of subject matter. Real learning is a process of growth and transformation of personality and values. Temple Isaiah Religious School is a caring community where everyone learns and participates in a wide variety of age-appropriate programs and activities. Our program emphasizes small classes and warm relationships, where our students will develop a positive Jewish identity through a comprehensive exploration of Judaism. Our program is enriched with music, dance, art, library visits, and youth group activities. Contact Person: Carla Kopf; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 277-2661; Address: 10345 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064; Website: https://www.templeisaiah.com/religiousschool read less
    • Temple Kol Tikvah Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: Valleys;West Valley
    • Address: 20400 Ventura Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA, 91364
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 348-0670
    • Description: PreK Program - Monthly program For students entering Kindergarten in the following school year. Students will learn ...read morePreK Program - Monthly program For students entering Kindergarten in the following school year. Students will learn about Shabbat and Jewish holidays through art, stories, music, and dance. Make new friends and create a love of Judaism. Traditional Sunday (K-3rd Grade) Tuesday (K-6th Grade) The Temple Kol Tikvah Religious School supports students in forming their Jewish identity through the teaching of Jewish heritage, culture and values, along with Hebrew, prayer and the cycles of Jewish life. The Religious School provides an opportunity for fellowship and friendship in an environment that welcomes and nurtures students and families and encourages active participation. The Religious School at Kol Tikvah is a place where the students discover the joy of learning and appreciation for the Jewish tradition. Our objective is to create as many positive Jewish learning experiences for our students as possible. Monthly Camp Option Do you love camp and want to learn in a fun and engaging environment? Come to Chodesh, a monthly camp program on Sundays. Students will learn about Judaism at Camp Alonim they will not only engage in educational programming, but will make use of the facility with the climbing wall, hiking, art, and sports. The program is also complimented by a flexible Hebrew program so students can prepare for their Bnai Mitzvah. For information call, Rabbi Becky Hoffman, Temple Kol Tikvah 818-348-0670, ext 209 *Individualized Bnai Mitzvah Program* Don’t worry, we have the solution, Temple Kol Tikvah’s Yad B’Yad is an Individualized Bnai Mitzvah Program. Each Bnai Mitzvah is crafted by the child, the clergy and the family. The goal is to create an experience that is meaningful for the entire family. Geared toward day school students, children with learning challenges, long distance learners and time limited learners. It can be started up to two months prior to your child’s Bnai Mitzvah date. Call 818-348-0670, ext 212 for details! read less
    • Temple Menorah Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: South Bay
    • Address: 1101 Camino Real Redondo Beach, CA, 90277
    • Age Group: K-12th graders
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 316-8444 X108
    • Description: Temple Menorah strives to provide each of its students, in partnership with the home, with a quality Reform Jewish e ...read moreTemple Menorah strives to provide each of its students, in partnership with the home, with a quality Reform Jewish education. This includes but is not limited to developing a strong appreciation for and understanding of: Hebrew language and prayer, Jewish values and tradition, social responsibility and community. We want each of our students to establish a positive attitude and relationship with Judaism and the synagogue. This connection becomes the catalyst for building a strong Jewish identity and cultivating a lifetime commitment to the Jewish people. read less
    • Temple Ramat Zion Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: Valleys;North Valley
    • Address: 17655 Devonshire St. Northridge, CA, 91325
    • Age Group: kindergarten - 10th grades
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 360-1881 x118
    • Description: The Religious School strives to create a rich, vibrant learning environment in which we can nourish our children ...read moreThe 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. A place where our children can learn new skills and ideas, struggle with questions of theology, meaning, and connection at an age-appropriate level, and test what they have learned through prayer, discussion, and interaction with Temple Ramat Zion clergy. Family synagogue participation in services, Hebrew School events, and social action projects will further enrich children's Jewish education. read less
    • Temple Sinai of Glendale Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: Valleys;Glendale
    • Address: 1212 N. Pacific Avenue Glendale, CA, 91202
    • Age Group: Kinderegarten - 10th grades
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 246-8101
    • Description: Sunday religious school classes are available for students in K-7th grade. Curricula are designed around specific Ju ...read moreSunday religious school classes are available for students in K-7th grade. Curricula are designed around specific Judaic topics that vary for different grades. Hebrew education typically begins in fourth grade. Our Hebrew curriculum comes from Behrman House, the world's largest publisher of Jewish educational materials. Its focus is fluent reading and comprehension of the basic prayer service. Students prepare for Bar or Bat Mitzvah over several years through the regular Hebrew and Religious School curricula, and during the Bar or Bat Mitzvah year they attend an additional special class. Each Bar or Bat Mitzvah student also receives several hours of private tutoring. Students in 8-10 grades attend Metivta, our high school program leading to Confirmation. Students select four quarter-long courses each year. Tenth graders prepare their own service of Confirmation. read less
    • The Bar & Bat Mitzvah EXPERIENCE! The Community Shul

    • Location: City
    • Address: 9100 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 429-7010
    • Description: Our new Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program is an innovative, affordable and accessible program designed for unaffiliated Je ...read moreOur new Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program is an innovative, affordable and accessible program designed for unaffiliated Jews to have a meaningful and moving Bar or Bat Mitzvah experience. 6 Sundays, 11-noon. Wonderful classes for boys & girls and their parents on key Jewish concepts with inspiring & dynamic speakers! Free; starts May 5. Synagogue use available for ceremony, no membership required! Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 310 429-7010 Website: www.thecommunityshul.com/birthrite/ read less
    • The Jewish Outreach and Education project

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 610-4254
    • Description: The Jewish Federation of Los Angeles is supporting a pilot project that brings our films and customized study guide ...read moreThe Jewish Federation of Los Angeles is supporting a pilot project that brings our films and customized study guide into Jewish day schools, religious schools, summer camps and other organizations that provide programming for Jewish youth. We orient teachers, administrators and other educators on the latest issues facing transgender and gender expansive youth, and train them on how to use our resources in the classroom to create inclusive communities, all seen through the lens of Jewish values and teachings. read less
    • The Kadima Fellowship

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 880-4880
    • Description: For College and High School Students (in separate cohorts) Orientation on July 1, 2021 The Kadima Fellowship dates ...read moreFor College and High School Students (in separate cohorts) Orientation on July 1, 2021 The Kadima Fellowship dates are July 5th to August 13th Weekly Leadership Development Seminars Are Held On Thursdays As a Kadima Fellow, You Will: Pursue your intended career by learning skills in leadership, project management, professionalism, storytelling, etc. Gain a professional mentor in the field of law, medicine, TV and film, education, social work, social media/web design, accounting, politics, community organizing, youth engagement, non-profit, synagogue, and Jewish organizational leadership, or others. Build a professional network of mentors, colleagues, and friends who can advocate for you in future professional pursuits. Sharpen your proficiency in project management and work on a career-path-inspired project that will highlight your unique skill set to future employers. Repair the world by collaborating on a group social justice initiative and simultaneously strengthening your resume. Kadima Fellows will participate in 2 Programs per week: Leadership Development Seminar (weekly): Kadima Fellows will explore best practices in leadership, core management principles, entrepreneurship, change management, group formation, creative problem solving and innovation, and applied Jewish wisdom through interactive virtual seminars. Presenters include successful business and organizational leaders from a diverse set of professions. Kadima Fellows will receive guidance on organization, goal setting, public speaking, professional branding, and workplace environment. Leadership Development Seminars will combine college and high school cohorts. Mentorship Meeting (weeks 1, 3, and 5): Kadima Fellows will engage one-on-one with their assigned professional mentors. Mentors will share information about their own career path, as well as provide guidance, motivation, emotional support, and role modeling. Mentors will help with exploring careers, setting goals, developing contacts, and identifying resources. Social Justice Project Group (weeks 2, 4, and 6): Kadima fellows will participate in interactive social justice workshops and collaborate on a social justice initiative of the cohort’s choice. With new Leadership Development Seminars and guest speakers, those who participated in the Kadima Fellowship in 2020 are encouraged to participate again in 2021. Second-year participants will be placed with new mentors unless they and their previous mentors are interested, able, and willing to continue working together. This fellowship is open to all North American Jewish college students and recent college graduates, as well as high school juniors, seniors, and recent high school graduates. People of color, those in the LGBTQIA+ community, and those from interfaith upbringing are encouraged to apply. The application process is rolling; applications are being considered as they come in. To apply, complete the form in the link below! We will then arrange for a brief online interview. Spaces are limited; apply now! Questions about the Fellowship? Contact Max Antman, Rabbinic Intern and Director of The Kadima Fellowship, at [email protected] read less
    • The Marilyn and Kenneth Friedman Family Jewish Learning Community of Adat Ari El

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: Valleys;East Valley
    • Address: 12020 Burbank Blvd. Valley Village, CA, 91607
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 755-3480 Ext. 240
    • Description: The Adat Ari El Jewish Learning Community offers a place for students grades Kindergarten through 6 grades to embrac ...read moreThe Adat Ari El Jewish Learning Community offers a place for students grades Kindergarten through 6 grades to embrace their Judaism through active learning, social action, and community. Our students acquire more than knowledge of customs and tradition. They are also imbued with a sense of belonging and a pride in their Judaism. The Adat Ari El Jewish Learning Community is affiliated with BJE: Builders of Jewish Education of Greater Los Angeles. read less
    • Tzedek America

    • Description: Tzedek America is an organization that has been learning with students just like you about social justice for over h ...read moreTzedek America is an organization that has been learning with students just like you about social justice for over half a decade. They are partnering with twenty-eight Hebrew iHgh programs and hundreds of students all across the United States to bring a brand new online series, Inform Elevate Inspire Engage, to you. They will be covering ten different social justice issues and can not wait to introduce you to some of their friends who are out there on the front lines fighting for justice read less
    • Tzelem for LGBTQ+ Jewish Teens in Los Angeles

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: Tzelem for LGBTQ+ Teens offers a safe space for students grades 7 – 12 to explore topics relevant to their lives ...read moreTzelem for LGBTQ+ Teens offers a safe space for students grades 7 – 12 to explore topics relevant to their lives — courage, friendship, stress, body image, spirituality and more – all while having fun and drawing wisdom and strength from Jewish values. Teens will leave each session empowered, inspired by Judaism, and connected to a special group of teens just like them. Moving Traditions is a national organization that emboldens teens to flourish by fostering self discovery, challenging sexism, and inspiring a commitment to Jewish life and learning. Tzelem for LGBTQ+ Jewish teens will bring together the same group of teens each month to learn, grow, and bond together throughout the school year. read less
    • University Synagogue Religious School

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: City;West LA
    • Address: 11960 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90049
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 472-1255
    • Description: We at University Synagogue believe that the purpose of Religious School is: To instill a sense of pride in a chil ...read moreWe at University Synagogue believe that the purpose of Religious School is: To instill a sense of pride in a child’s Jewish heritage and an appreciation of the beauty of Jewish tradition as guided by the principles of Reform Judaism. To teach Judaism and Jewish living for the next generation and develop an understanding of where each individual fits into the community. To teach the how and why of Judaism in order to create a positive Jewish identity that makes for a long-lasting and meaningful connection to Judaism. To acquire Hebrew skills in order to understand and make personal meaning from prayers, to participate in prayer services around the world, and to connect with others in Jewish settings across the globe. To foster a love of the land and dream of Israel as a Jewish country with democratic ideals. To promote a sense of commonality and connection with Jews around the world. To help students develop their own relationship to Judaism through inquiry, problem solving and discovery. Marianne Crawford, Religious School Administrator [email protected]. Phone: (310) 472-1255; Address: 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049; Website: http://unisyn.org read less
    • USY Far West Region

    • Location: City;Conejo Valley;South Bay;Valleys;SGP Valleys
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 986-0907
    • Description: We are the Far West region of USY, spanning Southern California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Hawaii. USY ...read moreWe are the Far West region of USY, spanning Southern California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Hawaii. USY is USCJ’s youth movement for Conservative Jewish teens across North America. For more than 60 years, USY has taught young Jews the values and skills they need to become exceptional leaders in their religious and secular communities. read less
    • Valley Beth Shalom Etz Chaim Learning Center

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: Valleys;Encino
    • Address: 15739 Ventura Blvd. Encino, CA, 91436
    • Age Group: 5-12 years old
    • Days School meets: Tuesdays and Sundays
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 530-4046
    • Description: The Etz Chaim Learning Center seeks to guide each child's development in acquiring his or her own positive sens ...read moreThe Etz Chaim Learning Center seeks to guide each child's development in acquiring his or her own positive sense of Jewish identity. Positive Jewish identity is developed and acquired through 1) gaining reverence for and actively participating in Jewish practices and traditions; 2) gaining both a broad perspective and certain depth of Jewish knowledge through study of Hebrew Bible, rabbinic literature, and Jewish history; 3) appreciation and active study of the Hebrew language; 4) appreciation, celebration, and study of the State of Israel; and 5) the practice and habit of tzedakah and gemilut chasadim (acts of loving-kindness) Classes meet Tuesdays 4:00 PM-6:15 PM and Sundays from 9:30 AM-11:45 AM * Website: https://www.vbs.org/eclc Contact Email:[email protected] Contact Phone:(818) 530-4046 read less
    • Viirtual College Tour

    • Description: Explore Colleges & Attend Info Sessions Explore colleges that might be a great fit for you at each stop on the ...read moreExplore Colleges & Attend Info Sessions Explore colleges that might be a great fit for you at each stop on the road trip! Join us for these formal information sessions led by college admissions staff, Hillel professionals, and student leaders. Register for sessions ahead of time; registration links are posted on the corresponding college's page. read less
    • WTY (Wise Temple Youth) of Stephen Wise Temple: Ensuring Teens a Vibrant Jewish Life

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr. Los Angeles, CA, 90077
    • Age Group: 7th-12th grades
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 889-2263
    • Description: Wise Temple Youth (WTY) is about bringing teens together and helping them find where they fit socially and spiritual ...read moreWise Temple Youth (WTY) is about bringing teens together and helping them find where they fit socially and spiritually, while creating experiences that are relevant and meaningful to them now when they need it. We are proud that over one hundred WTY teens are finding their place in Temple life here at Wise through our many WTY opportunities including: Madrichim program (grade 9-12 teacher’s assistants in the Religious School) Leaders-in-Training and Co-Counselors (grade 10-12) at Camp Wise NFTY retreat participants (grade 9-12 national Jewish youth group) Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girls Thing (grade 7-11 at WTY on Sundays) Hot Topics for High School (grade 9-12 at WTY on Sundays) Shevet Achim: The Brotherhood (grade 7 at WTY on Sundays) WTY Student Board (grade 9-12) Freedom School servant leader interns B'nai Mitzvah Project Planning and Training If you are interested in getting involved, contact us at [email protected] or 310.889.2263. Address: 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90077; Website: http://www.wisela.org/WTY/ read less