Holocaust Survivor Story: Dr Marianne Richter (4/11)

Sunday, April 11 @ 11:30 a.m. (PST) Dr. Marianne Richter, who was 13 when the Nazis came to her hometown of Budapest, will share her story of survival. Followed by a moderated Q&A.

Arlo Silverman's Bar Mitsve Ceremony (4/17)

Saturday, April 17 @ 10 a.m. (PST) All are welcome for Sholem’s third virtual Bar Mitsve ceremony! Presentation: "What is Jewish Food? Arlo’s Culinary Bar Mitsve"

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.