Sholem’s secular Sunday school engages children in an exploration of Jewish identity, history, culture and traditions of social justice. Classes meet at Short Avenue Elementary School (12814 Maxella Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066) most Sunday mornings during the school year: ALEF/BEYS (preK-2nd) & GIML (3rd/4th) begin at 10am; DALED (5th/6th) & HEY (7th/8th) begin at 11am; VOV (9th-12th) begins at 12:15pm. Meeting dates are available on our calendar.
Sholem has been a dynamic presence in Los Angeles for more than 60 years
Sholem fosters a humanistic approach to Jewish learning and culture, embracing diversity, and promoting social justice.
The Sholem Community is a secular and progressive Jewish educational, cultural, and social institution. Our Sunday school teaches Jewish history, culture, and ethics. We offer a secular bar/bat mitzvah program and observances of Jewish holidays.
What is a Secular Jew?
The Sholem Community stresses the historic, cultural, and ethical aspects of our tradition. We view our Jewish identity as one that is relevant to contemporary life and committed to justice, peace, and community responsibility. Read about our philosophy here.