Community Programs

Throughout the year, we have opportunities for our entire community to participate in BJEP programs and to experience the fun of learning together. We are especially excited about our many year partnership with Powisset Farm in Dover, Ma.

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 Community-Wide Programs 2019

(All families and students invited. We encourage you to bring your friends and neighbors too. All our welcome!)

March 10: Family Table Distribution Day at JF&CS (off-site) 

March 17: Bonaparté Magic Show, Aerialist & Purim Carnival

Where can you find a welcoming family atmosphere to enjoy magic, an acrobatic performer, carnival games and rich age-appropriate discussions about social justice issues that shape our world today? We are excited to open our doors and invite you to join BJEP for a family Purim Day. This event is geared for families with children ages 4 to 12. As with tradition on Purim, we encourage you to come in costumes.

Purim Party Schedule:
9:30am: Purim Spiel (Purim Play)
10:00 am: Age Appropriate Social Justice Discussions

10:30am: Bonaparté Magic Show & Purim Carnival
11:50am: Pizza Party (with pizza for sale), Aerialist & Raffle Winners Announced

March 24: Legacy and Learning Fair: Come to an open house on a special BJEP day. Join us as our 6th graders get creative and share their family legacies. Students will showcase family recipes, artifacts, and stories. All projects give a window into our unique cultural and Jewish educational program housed on the vibrant Brandeis Campus. Guests will be invited to participate in making a legacy collage art project that will highlight their own family history.        

April 7: Chocolate Seder: Blood, frogs, locusts, Hershey kisses, Tootsie Rolls, and chocolate-covered Matzo is all included in our unique BJEP Chocolate Seder. Please join us for a chocolaty twist to celebrate Passover.

April 28: Family Mitzvah Day  

May 5: End-of-Year Celebration / Moving-Up Ceremony

Of course, other community activities are unplanned. Such as when teachers, parents and students stop to build a massive snowman on the Brandeis campus or gather after class to chat with some new friends before heading home.

RSVP to any of our open houses including: Purim, Legacy & Learning Fair and the Chocolate Seder here

Upcoming Events

February 17, 2019
February 24, 2019
March 3, 2019
March 10, 2019
  • BJEP Family Table Distribution Day (off-site)
    Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    This special Family Day is designed to celebrate the BJEP community. Please plan to stay at Family Table with your children.

    Family Table is the largest kosher food pantry in New England. As volunteers we will be setting up the pantry, sorting food donations, packaging orders for recipient families, and delivering to recipients many of which are unable to drive or lack transportation.

    Please plan to attend Family Table with your children and keep in mind we will be using our own cars so you may want to coordinate carpools to make the delivering more fun! Read more about volunteer and recipient experiences at Family Table: https://www.jfcsboston.org/Our-Services/Community-Services/Center-for-Basic-Needs-Assistance/Family-Table

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March 17, 2019
  • BJEP Classes K-7 & Purim Carnival
    Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Purim Carnival - All Are Welcome!
    Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for a very fun morning filled with games, prizes and more!

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March 24, 2019
  • BJEP Classes
    Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • BJEP Open House
    Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    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.

    Contact info@bjep.com for more information on where to park.

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  • Legacy Fair - all welcome!
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Judaism teaches the importance of intergenerational learning, l’dor v’dor - from generation to generation. Join us as 6th graders honor an important family member by presenting their legacy.

    We invite all parents to visit the legacy fair!

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March 31, 2019
April 7, 2019
April 14, 2019