Builders of Jewish Education

Amount: 
$101,500
Year: 
2020
Field of Interest: 
Youth
Grant Type: 
COVID-19 Response
Organization Description: 

BJE is Los Angeles’ central coordinating resource for Jewish education, connecting thousands of families and children to a broad range of Jewish educational opportunities. During the pandemic, it is working to help support remote learning curriculum and infrastructure across over 140 Jewish schools.

Grant Purpose: 

To mitigate the economic hardship resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and to help them achieve long-term organizational sustainability.

With the generous support of The Foundation, BJE will be able to improve its website presence, making educational resources available to educators and families; extend the reach of its Holocaust education programs, and creatively engage teens in experiential Jewish education opportunities, during this challenging period. The impact of this support is far-reaching; The Foundation plays a vital role in strengthening Jewish education in the Los Angeles Jewish community.

Dr. Gil Graff
Executive Director