Indianapolis Bureau of Jewish Education

at 6711 Hoover Rd, Indianapolis, 46260 United States

The mission of the Bureau of Jewish education is to inspire and promote life-long Jewish education. The BJE is committed to providing services and fostering cooperation throughout the community.


Indianapolis Bureau of Jewish Education
6711 Hoover Rd
Indianapolis , IN 46260
United States
Contact Phone
P: (317) 255-3124
Website
www.bjeindy.org

Opening time

  • Mondays: 08:00- 20:30
  • Tuesdays: 08:00- 20:30
  • Wednesdays: 08:00- 20:30
  • Thursdays: 08:00- 20:30
  • Fridays: 08:00- 16:00
  • Sundays: 08:00- 13:30

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Tomorrow for opening day of Hebrew School it looks like it is my turn for the ALS challenge. Thank you Josh Kirsh and Rabbi Brett Krichiver.

Published on 2014-08-18 16:10:18 GMT

First day of Hebrew School is Tomorrow! Tuesday, August 19. Bus information and anything else you haven't yet received will be available later today. Watch your email!

Published on 2014-08-18 14:16:18 GMT

Aleph Orientation Reminder!! Tonight, 6:30 PM here at the BJE 6711 Hoover Road Delicious Desserts will be served! Children should come with their parents.

Published on 2014-08-12 13:50:06 GMT

ITS ALMOST TIME!!!! Hebrew school starts Tuesday, August 19!!!!

Published on 2014-08-11 18:46:09 GMT

The Bureau of Jewish Education in Indianapolis, Indiana is currently seeking Hebrew teachers for the 2014-2015 School Year. Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: * Teaching Hebrew to classes of 8-20 students each * Working with other faculty members on holiday and other special programs. * Supervising students before and after school * Creating a positive learning environment for students A qualified candidate should have all or most of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: * Understanding and ability to use models of differentiated instruction * Knowledge and ability to implement multiple approaches to language acquisition * Strong background in the customs and history of the Jewish holidays * Love for Israel and ability to foster this appreciation in others * Strong communication skills * Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers and administrators in a pluralistic environment * Commitment to helping with special programs and assignments to benefit the school's culture * Value a communal, pluralistic Jewish setting * Comfortable using computer technology and internet All candidates must be able to legally work in the United States, be over 18 years of age, hold a Bachelor's degree or being working towards receiving one, preferably in Education or Jewish Studies, and have previous teaching experience, preferably in a Jewish setting. Students actively pursuing college degrees are welcome to apply. Candidates should be available beginning Aug 10 for training. Classes start August 19. Candidates must work on Sundays, 10:30-1:30 and Wednesday from 2-6. The Bureau of Jewish Education is the central educational agency for the Greater Indianapolis Jewish community. Our supplemental Hebrew School has continually operated since 1911. The Hebrew School currently serves all Jewish students in grades 3 -- 6 in our community, as well as providing B'nai Mitzvah tutoring in conjunction with all local synagogues. Classes are held at the Smulyan-Stolkin Education Center, located on the Simon Jewish Community Campus, Sunday through Thursday. The Bureau is committed to achieving the highest standards of academic excellence and creating a strong base of Jewish values and Hebrew language skills while building a diverse and caring community, one child at a time. Competitive Salary. Please send resumes to hr@bjeindy.org

Published on 2014-08-04 17:12:28 GMT

We are looking to fill two teaching positions. Please help us find someone good to come teach our children!

Published on 2014-07-31 13:14:12 GMT

Have you submitted your registration yet? School starts soon!!!

Published on 2014-07-30 17:45:13 GMT

The Bureau of Jewish Education in Indianapolis, Indiana is currently seeking Hebrew teachers for the 2014-2015 School Year. Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: * Teaching Hebrew to classes of 8-20 students each * Working with other faculty members on holiday and other special programs. * Supervising students before and after school * Creating a positive learning environment for students A qualified candidate should have all or most of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: * Understanding and ability to use models of differentiated instruction * Knowledge and ability to implement multiple approaches to language acquisition * Strong background in the customs and history of the Jewish holidays * Love for Israel and ability to foster this appreciation in others * Strong communication skills * Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers and administrators in a pluralistic environment * Commitment to helping with special programs and assignments to benefit the school's culture * Value a communal, pluralistic Jewish setting * Comfortable using computer technology and internet All candidates must be able to legally work in the United States, be over 18 years of age, hold a Bachelor's degree or being working towards receiving one, preferably in Education or Jewish Studies, and have previous teaching experience, preferably in a Jewish setting. Students actively pursuing college degrees are welcome to apply. Candidates should be available beginning Aug 10 for training. Classes start August 19. Candidates must work on Sundays and one other weekday either Tuesday or Wednesday from 2-6 The Bureau of Jewish Education is the central educational agency for the Greater Indianapolis Jewish community. Our supplemental Hebrew School has continually operated since 1911. The Hebrew School currently serves all Jewish students in grades 3 -- 6 in our community, as well as providing B'nai Mitzvah tutoring in conjunction with all local synagogues. Classes are held at the Smulyan-Stolkin Education Center, located on the Simon Jewish Community Campus, Sunday through Thursday. The Bureau is committed to achieving the highest standards of academic excellence and creating a strong base of Jewish values and Hebrew language skills while building a diverse and caring community, one child at a time. Competitive Salary. Send resume to: hr@bjeindy.org

Published on 2014-07-18 17:57:53 GMT

A community Memorial Service for Eyal, Gilad and Naftali will begin at 6:00 PM today in the JCC Laikin Auditorium.

Published on 2014-07-01 21:30:32 GMT

There are no words that can convey the horror, shock and pain at the news that these three young men were found dead. My heart aches for their families.

Published on 2014-06-30 18:53:31 GMT

2014-15 B'nai Mitzvah tutoring calendar has been emailed out. If you did not receive it, please check your spam box or please email me at pwinnig@bjeindy.org so I can get it to you.

Published on 2014-06-18 19:50:48 GMT

FYI: We are cancelling the after-Hebrew school 5:30 PM bus option as of today

Published on 2014-08-26 14:59:56 GMT

Can't wait to see you all at our back to school barbecue starting at 12:30. Come get started and your children will join you!

Published on 2014-08-24 13:21:19 GMT

Back to school barbecue and making of flags for our peace garden this Sunday!! 1230. Please join us. Volunteers needed!!

Published on 2014-08-20 11:07:23 GMT

We had a great first day of Hebrew School! Can't wait to see our Wednesday students tomorrow!

Published on 2014-08-19 22:31:56 GMT

It's here!!!!!! The first day of Hebrew school. All bussing from schools starts today. We can't wait to welcome your children back.

Published on 2014-08-19 00:40:02 GMT

If you are trying to reach us today..our voicemail system is down. Please email us if you cannot reach us by phone. The system is being repaired and should be back up and running soon!

Published on 2015-01-14 17:30:05 GMT

YES THERE IS HEBREW SCHOOL TODAY! Our building is nice and warm and toasty and our buses will be warmed up when the children get on them! We will keep the children indoors until we see your car pull up in the circle for car pool.

Published on 2015-01-07 15:17:29 GMT

Looking forward to welcoming parents to class this week! Come learn with your children!

Published on 2014-11-09 15:32:26 GMT

BUS DRIVERS NEEDED Dear All: We are on the lookout for a new bus driver for the BJE. If you know anyone who has a CDL with Yellow Bus Driver certification who wants to work 6-10 hours per week, have them get in touch with me as soon as possible. Please share this with your friends in Indianapolis!! Contact us at 317-255-3124

Published on 2014-10-01 19:43:03 GMT

Thank you to our amazing sukkah building crew. The sukkah is now up and will be decorated and ready to welcome Sukkot on October 8th. All are welcome to bring their meals to our sukkah

Published on 2014-09-29 00:34:46 GMT

IMPORTANT HOLIDAY CLOSING INFORMATION (please read all the way to the bottom to find a special surprise from your children) Please note the following IMPORTANT Schedule Changes. Please make certain on the days your children would normally ride the BJE bus that you remember to let the schools know that there will be no BJE pickup and that children will need to have alternate arrangements. Rosh Hashanah Schedule Rosh Hashanah: Wednesday, Sept 24, No Hebrew School Building closes at 3:00 PM NO BJE BUS Thursday, Sept 25, No Hebrew School, Building closed, NO BJE BUS Friday, September 26, Building Closed SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 BUILDING RE-OPENS, HEBREW SCHOOL IN SESSION. Yom Kippur Friday October 3, Building Closes at 3:00 PM Sunday, October 5, 2014 NO HEBREW SCHOOL SUKKOT Wednesday, October 8, Building closes at 3:00 PM, No Hebrew School, NO BJE BUS Thursday, October 9, BUILDING CLOSED, no Hebrew School, No ECE, NO BJE BUS Friday, October 10, ECE is open, BJE offices closed Sunday, October 12, Hebrew School Reopens: Sunday, October 12, 4:00 PM Taste of Kehillah College Pizza & S'mores in the Sukkah Please let all 11th & 12th graders know to come learn about the exciting programs of Kehillah College Monday, October 13, JFGI Newcomers program in Sukkah--A special program for those new to Indianapolis Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah Wednesday, October 15, 2014, No Hebrew School Building Closes at 3:00 PM, NO BJE BUS Thursday, October 16, 2014, No Hebrew School Building Closed, NO BJE BUS Friday, October 17, 2014, No Hebrew School, Building Closed Sunday, October 19, 2014, No Hebrew School Building Closed Fall Break Sunday, October 26, ECE Open House at 2:00 PM Kehillah College (11th & 12th grade program) opens at 12:30 November 9 Hebrew School Open House week begins parents may come to their child's Hebrew School class any day they want during this week. Details to follow. Kitah Aleph Names Project November 16, 11:30-1:00 & November 18, 4:00-5:30 PM (for Tuesday/Thursday classes) Parents are invited to join their children in learning about their names in English and Hebrew. Details to follow. Kitah Aleph Siddur Celebrations: IHC Siddur Celebration Friday, February 27, 2015, 6:15 PM BEZ Siddur Celebration, Friday, March 13, 2015, 6:00 PM Save the date for the FOUNTAINHEADS!! December 13, 2014 One of our children's favorite music groups will be here from Israel!! You can listen to them here: Fountainheads Dip Your Apple in the Honey Fountainheads Rosh Hashanah 2014 Calling all adults with Power Tools Please help us build our Sukkah on Sunday, September 28, 9:30-11:00 Coffee & Donuts will be available to help give you energy! Wishing all of you a Shanah Tova U'metukah! A sweet and happy new year! Click here to see your children wishing you the same! Shanah Tova from the BJE Best Wishes, Rabbi Paula Winnig and the entire BJE Board of Trustees and Teaching and Administrative staffs

Published on 2014-09-23 23:59:49 GMT

Please remember that there is no Hebrew school on Wednesday, September 24 and Thursday, September 25 in observance of Rosh Hashanah. The BJE will also be closed on Friday September 26 for Rosh Hashanah. There IS school on Sunday, September 28. Shanah Tovah to all! (Watch this page for special Rosh Hashanah greetings from our students)!!!

Published on 2014-09-19 21:57:15 GMT

Due to upgrades in our WEBEX classrooms we are unable to offer our distance learning program until next week. I am sorry for the inconvenience. We will offer additional tutoring to any student who needs it to make up for missing out on distance learning today.

Published on 2014-08-27 18:21:48 GMT

PLEASE NOTE THIS INFORMATION REGARDING HEBREW SCHOOL IN MAY: Our last SUNDAY will be Sunday, May 3. HOWEVER, MIDWEEK HEBREW SCHOOL CONTINUES UNTIL MAY 14, 2015. We continue midweek even when we do not have Sunday school!!!! Please remember....HEBREW SCHOOL WILL BE OPEN ON ALL THESE DATES IN MAY MAY, 3,4,5,6,7,11,12,13,14 Buses and tutoring will continue as scheduled!!!!!!!

Published on 2015-04-27 14:41:49 GMT

Looking forward to seeing all of you on Sunday at 1 for our back to school ice cream social!!! Come meet our founder Rabbi Isaac Neustadt's family members.

Published on 2015-08-23 02:07:44 GMT

OPENING DAY!! OPENING DAY!! TUESDAY IS OUR FIRST DAY BACK AT SCHOOL!

Published on 2015-08-17 22:04:37 GMT

School opens on Tuesday, tutoring begins on Monday. We are so excited to have all the children back at the BJE!

Published on 2015-08-14 16:15:03 GMT

Still no internet at the BJE. Trying to move ahead with registration when we can be near Internet access. Please be patient with us!

Published on 2015-07-15 19:37:04 GMT

If you called the BJE today between 12noon and 6pm, please be aware there was s power outage and all our systems were down. Please call us tomorrow

Published on 2015-07-13 22:34:08 GMT

HEBREW SCHOOL REGISTRATION OPENS AT 9:00 PM tonight, May 6, 2015. Go to apply.bjeindy.org for all the forms needed!

Published on 2015-05-07 00:32:34 GMT

If you need help finding good music to help enhance your seder, you can find many good things to download to have with you at the seder table. Check out "Seder Songs" and Hebrewsongs.com. We also have "condensed" Haggadot that we use with Pre-school and Hebrew school students if you would like to have them.