Sholem Community

Sholem has been a dynamic presence in Los Angeles for more than 60 years—fostering a humanistic approach to Jewish learning and culture, embracing diversity, and promoting social justice.

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Our toddler program, dynamic Sunday school, and adult education activities, provide enrichment for all ages.


Our life cycle events include weddings, bar/basmitsve programs, baby-namings, and funerals.


Our observances of Jewish holidays draw from traditions, contemporary readings, and social justice themes.

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The Sholem Sunday School

A welcoming home for non-religious Jews and intercultural families seeking a vibrant community for themselves and their children. The Sholem Sunday School engages children in an exploration of Jewish identity rooted in Jewish culture and traditions of social justice.

Meeting at the:
Westside Neighborhood School
5401 Beethoven Street
Los Angeles, CA 90066

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Jewish books for non-religious families

Selecting children’s books can often be challenging, regardless of the subject matter. Finding books with Jewish themes that are consistent with the values of non-religious, progressive, and multi-cultural families might … Continued

Remembering David Finkel

David Finkel, a longtime member of the Sholem Community, died July 4, 2015. He will be remembered for his compassion and as a “warrior for justice.” Family members are planning … Continued

Mazltov to Sholem’s 2015 bar/basmitsve class!

From the left: Milo Marks-Froot. Topic: “Powering Up in the Real World: The Social and Educational Benefits of Video Games.” Mavi Kolesnikow. Topic: “Jews and Other Discriminated Groups” Hannah Pezeshki: … Continued