Welcome to BJEP where our students look forward to coming to the Brandeis campus on Sunday mornings to learn in a way designed for kids.  Our educators in the classroom, who are Brandeis students, put a fun twist on learning while fostering critical thinking, communication and leadership skills.   BJEP is committed to diversity within our community regardless of Jewish identity and practice, interfaith family composition, life experiences, identity and race.  

Your Invitation to try out a class planned on Oct 1, 9:30-12.  Take 60 seconds, RSVP here

  1. Reference BJEP Enrollment Guide
  2. Enroll now.
  3. Interested in the Madrichim Teen Program this year (8-12th grade) or our B-Mitzvah cohort Program for the 2024-25 program year? Contact our Education Director to discuss availability.

Registration & Tuition 2023-2024*

BJEP Seedlings (monthly program only, ages from 4-5yo)
Once per month between September and April
$336 to cover art supplies

Grades 1, 2, K (K included here if weekly program)
$1,318 *

Grades 3 – 7,  includes additional programming within our electives block
$1,718 **

Suggested donation for High Holiday Services with Rabbi Berkman on Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur

$152 per BJEP family, $218 for those in our community who would like to join us

*Open Enrollment 2023-2024 school year opens March 2023.  Receive our Welcome to BJEP break on tuition if enrolled by May 1. 

Questions about Hebrew tutoring and BJEP’s B-Mitzvah program, both with separate program tuition, should be directed to our Board or Education Director.

**At BJEP, we are committed to providing a quality Jewish education for any child – if cost is prohibitive for your family, please reach out to Jodi and Evan, Co-Chairs on our Board or our Education Director for a confidential chat about financial assistance.

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Slide Background "Rabbi Berkman offers meaningful, inclusive services for my interfaith family. We feel welcome." Feedback from family attending BJEP High Holiday Services Oct 2022 - Slide Background   “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 BJEP moments, from Spring 2022 Survey, conducted (anonymously) by the Brandeis International Business School. - Andrew, Needham We are so grateful that we found BJEP! Our daughter truly enjoys going to BJEP each Sunday morning. She has learned prayers, Jewish history, traditions -- all while having fun with her new friends! -Andrew, Needham Eden, BJEP graduate & teen aide, Medfield The teachers always made the class so much fun, and now I have the opportunity to give the kids the same great experience that I had. -Eden, BJEP graduate & teen aide, Medfield Leah, BJEP Teacher/Brandeis Student BJEP is a great place to be, and I have learned just as much as the kids have! -Leah, BJEP Teacher/Brandeis Student Karen, Milford BJEP has a strong sense of community among the parents, teachers, and leaders...while our son is learning, we enjoy the breadth of adult education and activities. -Karen, Milford Hannah, Needham We chose BJEP because we wanted a fun and educational environment for our daughter to begin to explore being Jewish.  We have found just that! -Hannah, Needham