Sunday School; Community Kibbitz @ 10:30am (PT)

Jan & Jerry's house

Sholem’s secular Jewish Sunday school meets for online classes: ALEF/BEYS (preK-2nd) & GIML (3rd/4th) begin at 10am. DALED (5th/6th) at 11am. HEY (7th/8th) begin at 11:15am. VOV (9th-12th) begins at 12:30pm. Enrollment is open! Questions about Sholem’s school? Email Enroll Now It’s been a while since we’ve kibbitzed together. Here’s another opportunity for the community […]

1st Day (9/12) of Sunday School Classes

Join us on the first day of Sholem's 2021-2022 school year for an in person meet up outdoors at Stoneview Nature Center in Culver City. Come meet Sholem's principal, teachers and Sunday school families, both continuing and prospective. (Remember to bring your own water, snack, sunhat/block, face mask.) FREE - All are welcome! If you […]


Kol Nidre (9/15) Virtual Observance

Jan & Jerry's house

Kol Nidre is the highlight of the Sholem calendar. Informed by Jewish traditions in music and spoken word, we reflect on our lives and the state of the world through a humanistic and progressive prism. This is a moving opportunity to renew ourselves for the upcoming year; to grieve our losses and reinforce our hopes. Tickets start at $50 for members. […]


Yom Kippur (9/16) in the Park

Rancho Park-Cheviot Hills. Picnic Area #1 (behind the swimming pool) 2551 Motor Ave. (One block south of Pico), Los Angeles, CA, United States

Join us at the Cheviot Hills park for a family-friendly discussion of ethics in our daily lives. For more information, write to



In honor of National Poetry Day, we are delighted to host Jack Rothman, UCLA Professor Emeritus and author, for a poetry reading and discussion. Jack Rothman has combined his academic fields of social work and sociology with his passion for social justice to develop practical ways for communities to organize. He has been active in issues from opposing blockbusting by real […]

“ORCHESTRATING CHANGE” Screening & Discussion (World Mental Health Day) Oct.10, 2pm – 4pm

ORCHESTRATING CHANGE is the documentary film that tells the inspiring story of Me2/Orchestra, the only orchestra in the world created by and for people living with mental illness and those who support them. Co-founded by Ronald Braunstein, once a world-renowned conductor whose career was shattered when his own diagnosis of bipolar disorder was made public, […]

Dialogue about the book “RECLAIMING JUDAISM FROM ZIONISM” (Part 1) Oct. 17, 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 […]

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 to receive the Zoom link About Sholem's secular observance... The bar/bas mitsve candidate chooses a topic for in-depth […]



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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Draya Ramer’s Bas Mitsve Ceremony (6/5)

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'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

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Sholem School Orientation Online on Zoom

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

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 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, United States

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 - […]