Sholem’s secular Jewish Sunday school is meeting again in person! We offer rolling admission – prospective members are invited to have their child(ren) try out a class on any weekend we are in session.

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Hershl Hartman Celebration of Life

This Saturday, the Sholem Community, together with his family, invite you to join us for a Celebration of the Life of Hershl Hartman (1929-2023), our esteemed Mentor, Principal, Education Director, and Vegvayzer. Saturday, May 4, 2024 Hershl…

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.