About Us

BJEP (pronounced Bee-jep) is an independent program that meets on Sundays mornings during the school year on the Brandeis college campus in Waltham.  Brandeis student teachers lead experiential learning and cultivate the experience of of joy and amazement for our kids in grades K-7th grade.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion:  We are first and foremost a community looking for a welcoming and inclusive program that builds a Jewish identity for our kids. Our families seek a positive experience with substantive content and culture that reflects our Jewish values, morals and social responsibility. Our families value a program where learning takes place in community, and one that provides the tools needed to help guide our kids and support each other when needed, while recognizing that we are part of a larger Jewish community in the Boston-area and around the globe.

Our commitment to your family:

  1. Cultivating each child’s and family’s authentic relationship with Judaism.
  2. The creation and embodiment of Torat Hayyim, a living tradition. This commitment requires not only that our lives are informed by ancient wisdom and practices, but also that Jewish tradition learns and grows from our own insights and lived experiences.
  3. Tikkun Olam, a concern for both our immediate world and the broader world in which we live.

Learn more in our BJEP Welcomes your family, with a message from Rabbi Myra, our parent-led Board, and our top 5 FAQs.

Get in touch with Community Director – Rabbi Myra Meskin with questions or to say hello:  director@bjep.com.