Family Community Concert

Celebrate the end-of-the-year and BJEP's 50th Anniversary on May 6, 10am-12pm

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Join us at BJEP’s Open Houses

Join us on Sundays, March 25th or Sunday, April 22nd
10:00am-12:00pm
Mandel Quad, Brandeis University, Waltham

BJEP, an independent and vibrant Jewish learning community, serving students from pre-K to Grade 7 and their families, invites you to join us this Spring at our Open Houses.  Through an interactive curriculum, BJEP instills in our students a sense of joy and belonging within the Jewish community, and knowledge of Jewish traditions and the Hebrew language.  BJEP is celebrating its 50th anniversary during 2017-2018, and we look forward to meeting new families at our upcoming Open Houses in March and April.

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Once you sign up we will provide details about parking and where to check in!

Questions? Please contact:  info@bjep.com or 781-386-7278

BJEP Turns 50! / Anniversary and Community Concert with ASL Interpreter

Join us for a joyful children’s concert on May 6, 2018 at 10am

Bring yourself, bring your family and friends — all ages and backgrounds welcome!

Guest Performers: Sue Horowitz, a singer-songwriter from the rocky coast of Maine, believes in the power of community singing and knows that music can be healing, uplifting, and can help us connect to each other. Sue’s warm, engaging presence and spiritual music captivate worshippers and audiences of all ages.   In partnership with EJ Cohen, considered the premier ASL interpreter of Jewish music, she creates worship, concert and educational experiences that beautifully merge sight and sound.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Waltham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.  We thank the Waltham Cultural Council for their support and  for the opportunity to serve the Waltham community and BJEP families and friends.

Registration Opens in April.

BJEP is celebrating its 50th anniversary during 2017-2018, and we will end our anniversary year in song and celebration.

 

Welcome Letter to New Families from the Education Director

Cantor Robins shares her thoughts (pdf) with BJEP families on What makes learning possible and How do we build Jewish identity?

Talking to Our Children About Anti-Semitism

One of our responsibilities as parents and educators is to find ways to respond to our children’s questions.  Cantor Robins shares some thoughts on speaking with our children (pdf) and resources available.

BJEP Alum? Keep in touch!

Seeking former BJEP students, Brandeis students/alumni who were BJEP student teachers, BJEP parents and other Brandeis alum affiliated with BJEP.
Join the ‘BJEP Alumni Association’ on Facebook to hear about 50th anniversary events and re-connect with your BJEP community.

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Upcoming Events

April 22, 2018
  • BJEP Open House
    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Location: Mandel Quad, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA map

    Interested in cultivating your child’s authentic connection to Jewish tradition, culture, and values? Looking for an independent Hebrew School with passionate teachers and a fun curriculum? Seeking to become a part of a Jewish community? 

    BJEP, a vibrant and innovative educational program serving students from pre-K to Grade 7 and their families invites you to join us at one of our Open Houses this Spring. Through an interactive curriculum, BJEP instills in our students a sense of joy and belonging within the Jewish community and knowledge of Jewish traditions and the Hebrew language.
     
    BJEP is celebrating its 50th anniversary during 2017-2018, and we look forward to meeting new families at our upcoming Open Houses in March and April. BJEP's 2018-2019 term begins in September 2018

    RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/AhKv6sSW8aphKoMe2 
    (Once you RSVP we will send you parking info)

    More details...
  • BJEP Classes K-7
    Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
April 29, 2018
May 6, 2018
  • Last Day of BJEP & End of the Year Celebration
    Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • 50th Anniversary and Community Concert with ASL interpreter
    Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location: Brandeis University, 415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA map

    Join us for a joyful, children's concert! Bring yourself, bring your family and friends -- all ages and backgrounds welcome.  

    Guest Performers:

    Sue Horowitz, a singer-songwriter from the rocky coast of Maine, believes in the power of community singing and knows that music can be healing and uplifting, helping us connect to each other. Sue's warm, engaging presence and spiritual music captivate worshippers and audiences of all ages.  http://www.suehorowitz.com/  In partnership with EJ Cohen, considered the premier ASL interpreter of Jewish music, she creates worship, concert and educational experiences that beautifully merge sight and sound.

    More details...
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