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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.

BJE Chicago JTeach.org *

3320 Dundee Road
Northbrook
IL
60062
Phone: 847-291-7788 , 1305
URL: http://www.jteach.org
Contact: Linda Sonin, Director

JTeach.org, BJE Chicago's online resource center, provides web access to our extensive collection of custom-crafted Jewish activities and lessons that promote collaboration, critical thinking, communication and creativity. Our powerful teaching materials help educators worldwide to bring the richness of Jewish thought and practice to their students.

BJE Chicago Marshall Center for Innovation in Jewish Education *

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

A community-based resource center for all involved in the transmission of Jewish education:  education directors, clergy, teachers, camp staff, youth directors, and parents. The Center's mission is to educate and inspire the next generation by providing expert services and support to teachers and educational leaders through individual coaching and consultation, conferences, and a variety of engaging, content-rich lessons and classroom materials. 

BJE Chicago Melton School *

Center for Adult Jewish Education
3320 Dundee Road
Northbrook
IL
60062
Phone: 847-291-7788
Fax: 847-291-7792
Email: rolly@bjechicago.org
URL: http://www.bjechicago.org
Contact: Rolly S. Cohen, Melton Director; Merle Tovian, Assistant Melton Director; Renee Kaplan, Administrator

It's All About Relevancy! Come experience a Melton class and see for yourself what high-quality, meaningful adult Jewish education 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 learning community.  

BJE Early Childhood Center at B’nai Tikvah *

1558 Wilmot Road
Deerfield
IL
60015
Phone: 847-945-8577
Fax: 847-945-7006
Email: bjepreschool@bjechicago.org
URL: www.bjeecc.info
Contact: Janet Sear

BJE Early Childhood Center at Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah *

3220 Big Tree Lane
Wilmette
IL
60091
Phone: 847-256-4507
Fax: 847-256-3225
Email: bjepreschool@bjechicago.org
URL: www.bjeecc.info
Contact: Susan Rosenberg

BJE Early Childhood Center at Beth Judea *

5304 RFD
Long Grove
IL
60047
Phone: 847-634-0363
Fax: 847-634-0365
Email: bjepreschool@bjechicago.org
URL: www.bjeecc.info
Contact: Judy Jacobson

BJE Early Childhood Center at Temple Beth-El *

3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook
IL
60062
Phone: 847-272-4455
Fax: 847-559-5808
Email: bjepreschool@bjechicago.org
URL: www.bjeecc.info
Contact: JoAnne Barston

Board of Jewish Education Early Childhood Centers *

Administrative Office
3320 Dundee Road
Northbrook
IL
60062
Phone: 847-634-0363
Fax: 847-634-0365
Email: bjepreschool@bjechicago.org
URL: www.bjeecc.info
Contact: Nancy Manewith, Director

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
URL: www.bjechicago.org
Contact: Bonnie Neubauer, Business Manager

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