During these first weeks of the 2021-2022 school year, prospective members are invited to have their child(ren) try out Sholem’s secular Jewish Sunday school.

Dialogue about the book "RECLAIMING JUDAISM FROM ZIONISM" (Part 1) Oct. 17, 2pm

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This will be a dialogue about the book “Reclaiming Judaism from Zionism,” an opportunity to explore this important, emotional and complex issue. In the book, Reclaiming Judaism from Zionism, edited by Carolyn L. Karcher, forty Jews of…

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.