Author Archive: Jodi Ekelchik

  “BJEP is a good fit for our interfaith family. I did not want to commit to joining a Temple, but still wanted to give my daughter the opportunity to learn about Judaism. BJEP provides exactly what we need.”  “Fun and dedicated teachers that serve as role models.”  “BJEP at its best feels like the […]

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  “I love the family circle time in the morning. I also love that the program is active and that my son is really engaged with the learning.”  “Community spirit.”  “The growing pride my children feel in being Jewish and in recognizing Hebrew words.”  “The energy of the teachers is great!” Sample of parents’ favorite […]

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An Israeli Culinary Tour. No Passport Required.

Israeli restaurant week coming to a location near you January 25, 2022 – February 2, 2022 Chocolate in Needham? Morrocan in Framingham? Falafel in Newton? Our friends at JArts created this event back in 2019, which encourages both chefs and foodies to explore Israel’s diverse culinary landscape. Dine at a participating restaurant, learn the stories […]

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Our Approach with Brandeis during Covid-19

We are committed to and value the health of our families and staff, and share our plans to keep our community safe. BJEP follows Brandeis University guidelines in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for our COVID policies, and will use our Covid-safe policy and guidelines as we begin the new program year. […]

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Learn, Innovate, Move Forward/June 2020

Rabbi Myra Meskin shares some words with BJEP Families, BJEP Alum and the entire Jewish Community as she joins us as BJEP’s Community Director and Spiritual Leader in BJEP’s 54th year. I want to acknowledge that the events of the last few months have been a difficult time for all of us, and each of […]

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