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Board of Jewish Education of Metropolitan Chicago (BJE) *

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Board of Jewish Education of Metropolitan Chicago *

3320 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 291-7788
Fax: (847) 291-7792
Email: info@bjechicago.org
Web: http://www.bjechicago.org
Contact: Bonnie Neubauer, Business Manager

BJE Early Childhood Center at B’nai Tikvah *

1558 Wilmot Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: (847) 945-8577
Email: info@bjechicago.org
Web: http://www.bjeecc.org
Contact: Janet Sear

BJE Early Childhood Center at Beth Judea *

5304 RFD (Route 83 and Hilltop Road)
Long Grove, IL 60047
Phone: (847) 634-0363
Email: info@bjechicago.org
Web: http://www.bjeecc.org
Contact: Judy Jacobson

BJE Early Childhood Center at Congregation Bnai Emunah Beth Hillel *

3220 Big Tree Lane
Wilmette, IL 60091
Phone: (847) 256-4507
Email: info@bjechicago.org
Web: http://www.bjeecc.org
Contact: Nancy Goldstein

BJE Early Childhood Center at Temple Beth-El *

3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 272-4455
Email: info@bjechicago.org
Web: http://www.bjeecc.org
Contact: Joanne Barston

BJE Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning/Center for Jewish Teacher Education *

3320 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 291-7788 x1304, (847) 291-7788 x1321
Fax: (847) 291-7792
Email: rolly@bjechicago.org
Web: http://www.bjechicago.org
Contact: Rolly S. Cohen, Melton Director; Paula Spitz, Assistant Melton Director

Come experience a Melton class and see for yourself what high-quality, meaningful adult Jewish learning is all about. Discover a world class curriculum created by scholars at Hebrew University that gives you a chance to explore Jewish thought and text with an outstanding faculty and a wonderful community of learners.

Board of Jewish Education Early Childhood Centers *

Administrative Office
5304 RFD (Route 83 and Hilltop Road)
Long Grove, IL 60047
Phone: (847) 634-0363
Fax: (847) 634-0365
Email: bjeecc@aol.com
Web: http://www.bjechicago.org
Contact: Nancy Manewith, Director

Frank G. Marshall Jewish Learning Center and JTeach.org *

3320 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 291-7788 x1305, (847) 291-7788 x2
Fax: (847) 291-7792
Email: marshallcenter@bjechicago.org
Web: http://www.jteach.org
Contact: Linda Sonin, Director

Community-based resource center, serving rabbis, educators, and families. The MJLC's goal is to educate and inspire the next generation by providing expert services and support to those involved in the transmission of Jewish education. Hundreds of educators from a variety of religious schools, day schools, youth groups and camps come into the MJLC each year. JTeach.org, BJE Chicago's NEW Online Jewish Teacher Resource Center provides web access to our extensive collection of supplemental teaching activities, art projects and innovative games.

What's New in the Guide

Introduction to Judaism

An 18-week program designed for individuals and couples from Jewish and various other faith backgrounds who want to explore Jewish holidays and life cycle ceremonies, Jewish values, symbols and traditions, and Jewish liturgy and texts. Introduction to Judaism is ideal for those who are part of a Jewish family, are considering conversion, or simply want to gain a deeper understanding of Jewish life. Co-sponsored by the Union for Reform Judaism and the Chicago Association of Reform Rabbis. Classes are offered at several locations around Chicago and the suburbs in the fall, winter and spring.

A Taste of Judaism

Curious about Judaism? A Taste of Judaism is designed for those who are curious about Judaism. These free three weekly sessions focus on the modern Jewish take on spirituality, values, and community. Sessions are dynamic and interactive; the teachers are engaging and accessible and are open to all of your questions and concerns. Whether you are simply curious about Judaism or are looking to take your next steps on your Jewish journey you have come to the right place! All are welcome. Program offered at several locations across Chicago and suburbs in the fall, winter and spring. 

Haym Salomon Center

A news and public policy group that produces content often ignored by traditional media outlets. Works to change the media's cultural narrative on Israel and Islamic extremism, combat anti-Semitism and defend Western civilization.

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