Dialogue about the book “RECLAIMING JUDAISM FROM ZIONISM” (Part 2), Oct. 24, 2pm

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 diverse backgrounds tell a wide range of stories about the roads they have traveled from a Zionist world view […]

Isaiah Edward Griffin Bar Mitsve Ceremony, Dec.4, 4pm

All are invited for our community's next Bar Mitsve ceremony, which will take place via Zoom.    Isaiah Edward Griffin's Bar Mitsvepresents "The Virtual Reality of Jewish Community" Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 4:00 p.m. (PDT) RSVP to sabrinajoanna@yahoo.com to receive the Zoom link About Sholem's secular observance... The bar/bas mitsve candidate chooses a topic for in-depth […]

Free

 

Purim Carnival

Sholemites and guests are invited to our Purim carnival! We'll be doing our usual pantomime reading of Sholem's Super-Colossal Purim Mishmash shpil, adapted from megiles ester by Hershl Hartman, our Education Director. As is our tradition, our Sunday school classes will each be hosting a carnival booth. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS:  Megile (megillah) readers! Hamantashen bringers!Cleaner-uppers! If you can pitch in, please let us know. RSVP regan@sholem.org […]

SHOLEM RETURNS TO SHORT AVENUE ELEMENTARY SUNDAY

After two years of hybrid Sunday school, Sholem is at last returning to Short Avenue Elementary School! Please note revised class schedule: Sunday, March 27  10:00-10:20am Bagels, shmooze, assembly 10:20am-12:15pm Alef, Beys, Giml, Daled, Hey classes 11:30am-1:30pm Vov class If you have any questions about our secular Sunday school or are interested in having your child/ren try a class, please email […]

IMPORTANT IN-PERSON MEETING FOR SCHOOL PARENTS

SUNDAY, APRIL 3 @ 10:30AM A message for our Sunday School parents... Following a long and challenging absence, we are pleased to be returning to meeting in person and look forward to reconnecting. During the pandemic, Sholem was able to make accommodations for the Sunday School, adult activities, and holiday celebrations to continue. These changes caused a reevaluation […]

LAST DAY OF 2021-22 CLASSES PRESENTATION & BYO PICNIC SUNDAY

Join us on this final day of our 2021-2022 school year! Enjoy presentations & performances. BYO lunch for community picnic & socializing. We will begin at 11:30am in the auditorium. All classes will do a short performance or presentation. Graduation certificates will be presented to both our Sholem Sunday school graduates as well as our […]

SUMMER MEETING ONLINE SUNDAY, JULY 24 @ 10AM (PDT)

Sholem's annual summer meeting has been rescheduled! A number of folks who want to participate are unable to make the in person gathering originally scheduled for this Sunday, so we'll be meeting via Zoom a week later. Please plan to log in to join the discussion. Learn what’s planned for Sholem's 2022-2023 year. Share your […]

Laurie Braude 80th Birthday

Click here for location and ticketing/donation information https://www.sholem.org/lb80/

Sholem School Orientation Online on Zoom

Sholem School Orientation Sunday, Sep 11, 2022 10:00 AM Pacific Time Please email ross@sholem.org for Zoom login. School enrollment & community membership registration is up and running! Renew or join at: https://www.sholem.org/school-tuition-community-membership Hope to see many of Sholem parents & guardians virtually this Sunday, and in person next Sunday, either at Short or Stoneview!

Kol Nidre 2022 Tickets

Event Date: October 4, 2022 7:00PM Tickets available online through October 3. In Memoriam program tributes close September 28. Yizker available through October 3. Tickets will be available at the door.   School families' membership is included with school tuition. Click below to join or renew your 2022-2023 Sholem membership Join or renew your Sholem […]

Sholem Sunday School – 1st Day of 2022-2023 (at Stoneview Nature Center)

Stoneview Nature Center 5950 Stoneview Drive, Culver City, CA

The Sholem Sunday school is back to meeting weekly and in person!
Our 2022-23 first day of school is September 18th.

We gather at 10 a.m. for bagels, coffee, juice. Classes wrap up by 12:30 p.m.

Contact our principal Ross Helford ross@sholem.org for more information.

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Sholem Sunday School (2nd day)

Sholem Sunday School Meets on the campus of: Short Avenue Elementary School 12814 Maxella Ave Los Angeles, CA 90066 ALEF/BEYS (preK-2nd), GIML (3rd/4th), DALED (5th/6th), and HEY (7th/8th) classes meet 10am - 12:30pm VOV (9th-12th) class meets 11:15am - 1:30pm All prospective families are welcome to come check out a class. We offer rolling admissions. […]

Rosh Hashanah / Rosheshone in the Park

Clover Park 2600 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA

Welcome the Jewish New Year with stirring readings, literature, and poetry based in our Jewish heritage and our secular, progressive values. Bring a picnic for your family and, if you like, a dessert to share for lunch following the program. We will provide challah, apples and honey (or B.Y.O.) FREE and family-friendly! Donations welcome - […]

Sholem Sunday School

Sholem Sunday School Meets on the campus of: Short Avenue Elementary School 12814 Maxella Ave Los Angeles, CA 90066 ALEF/BEYS (preK-2nd), GIML (3rd/4th), DALED (5th/6th), and HEY (7th/8th) classes meet 10am - 12:30pm VOV (9th-12th) class meets 11:15am - 1:30pm All prospective families are welcome to come check out a class. We offer rolling admissions. […]

Kol Nidre / Erev Yom Kippur

Morgan-Wixson Theater 2627 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA

Kol Nidre, the evening that initiates Yom Kippur, is a highlight of the Sholem calendar. Informed by Jewish traditions in music and in spoken word, we reflect on our lives and the state of the world through a humanistic and progressive prism. A moving opportunity to renew ourselves for the upcoming year; to grieve our […]

Yom Kippur / Yonkiper in the Park

Clover Park 2600 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA

Join us at the park for a discussion of ethics in our daily lives. FREE and family-friendly! Donations welcome - suggested contribution $5-10 per adult. Clover Park, BBQ Group Area 1 -  location to be confirmed. 2600 Ocean Park Blvd. Santa Monica, 90405 (Shaded picnic area just west of the parking lot) Feel free to bring […]

Sukkot (at Sunday school)

Sholem Sunday School Meets on the campus of: Short Avenue Elementary School 12814 Maxella Ave Los Angeles, CA 9006 ALEF/BEYS (preK-2nd), GIML (3rd/4th), DALED (5th/6th), and HEY (7th/8th) classes meet 10am - 12:30pm VOV (9th-12th) class meets 11:15am - 1:30pm All prospective families are welcome to come check out a class. We offer rolling admissions. […]

Sholem Sunday School

Sholem Sunday School Meets on the campus of: Short Avenue Elementary School 12814 Maxella Ave Los Angeles, CA 9006 ALEF/BEYS (preK-2nd), GIML (3rd/4th), DALED (5th/6th), and HEY (7th/8th) classes meet 10am - 12:30pm VOV (9th-12th) class meets 11:15am - 1:30pm All prospective families are welcome to come check out a class. We offer rolling admissions. […]

CA Ballot Measures Forum w/ Mona Field, LWV

Short Avenue Elementary School 12814 Maxella Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Join us as Mona Field, Co-President of the Los Angeles League of Women Voters, helps us understand all 12 statewide measures (and some local propositions) on the November 3, 2020 ballot.

Mona will discuss the pros and cons of a diverse set of issues: property taxes, rent control, parolee voting, sentence changes for some crimes, approving or rejecting cash bail, funding for stem cell research, reinstituting affirmative action, allowing some 17-year-olds to vote, governing kidney dialysis clinics, special workplace rules for app-based companies like Uber and Lyft, and new consumer privacy rules.

Be sure to have handy your sample ballot, mail ballot, and other materials for reference.

Mona Field is a notable expert in the area of state and local politics. In addition to her role with the League, she is professor emeritus, political science at Glendale Community College and author of "California Government and Politics Today (15th Edition)."

Sholem Sunday School

Sholem Sunday School Meets on the campus of: Short Avenue Elementary School 12814 Maxella Ave Los Angeles, CA 9006 ALEF/BEYS (preK-2nd), GIML (3rd/4th), DALED (5th/6th), and HEY (7th/8th) classes meet 10am - 12:30pm VOV (9th-12th) class meets 11:15am - 1:30pm All prospective families are welcome to come check out a class. We offer rolling admissions. […]

Sholem Sunday School

Sholem Sunday School Meets on the campus of: Short Avenue Elementary School 12814 Maxella Ave Los Angeles, CA 9006 ALEF/BEYS (preK-2nd), GIML (3rd/4th), DALED (5th/6th), and HEY (7th/8th) classes meet 10am - 12:30pm VOV (9th-12th) class meets 11:15am - 1:30pm All prospective families are welcome to come check out a class. We offer rolling admissions. […]

Mindful Awareness: Practices for Daily Living (10:30am)

Marilyn McLaughlin, parent of two Sholem school graduates, returns to share a unique approach to mindfulness that is both quiet and interactive, in stillness and in motion. Learn a few simple techniques that will nurture connection within and all around. We will calm the mind and inspire the heart. Bringing your own lawn chair is highly recommended for maximum comfort. […]

Sholem Sunday School

Sholem Sunday School Meets on the campus of: Short Avenue Elementary School 12814 Maxella Ave Los Angeles, CA 9006 ALEF/BEYS (preK-2nd), GIML (3rd/4th), DALED (5th/6th), and HEY (7th/8th) classes meet 10am - 12:30pm VOV (9th-12th) class meets 11:15am - 1:30pm All prospective families are welcome to come check out a class. We offer rolling admissions. […]

OPEN HOUSE (10am Bagels & Coffee, 10:30 Program)

Our School Principal, Ross Helford, will lead a discussion with current and prospective families about the importance, urgency, and value of a secular Jewish education – including its history and what it is today. We will also have an overview of our school, curriculum, didactic approach, bmitsve program*, teen/belfer program, and our multigenerational community offerings. Sholem Open House Sunday, […]

Sholem Sunday School

Sholem Sunday School Meets on the campus of: Short Avenue Elementary School 12814 Maxella Ave Los Angeles, CA 9006 ALEF/BEYS (preK-2nd), GIML (3rd/4th), DALED (5th/6th), and HEY (7th/8th) classes meet 10am - 12:30pm VOV (9th-12th) class meets 11:15am - 1:30pm All prospective families are welcome to come check out a class. We offer rolling admissions. […]

Sholem Sunday School

Sholem Sunday School Meets on the campus of: Short Avenue Elementary School 12814 Maxella Ave Los Angeles, CA 9006 ALEF/BEYS (preK-2nd), GIML (3rd/4th), DALED (5th/6th), and HEY (7th/8th) classes meet 10am - 12:30pm VOV (9th-12th) class meets 11:15am - 1:30pm All prospective families are welcome to come check out a class. We offer rolling admissions. […]