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.

Learn More

Stay up to date with Sholem:


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.

Register for Sholem Sunday School, 2015-2016 Learn More

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

Next event:

Upcoming Events

    View full calendar

    Sholem Blog

    Sunday School Teacher Needed

    Sholem is hiring a part-time teacher for our secular, progressive Jewish Sunday School for the 2015-16 school year. Employment will begin with a staff training retreat in late August, followed by our first day of classes September 13. The position is for our Giml class (3rd & 4th grade, ages 8-10). Duties include: Preparing weekly … 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: Topic: “Unconventionally Jewish.” Mayán Alvarado-Goldberg: Topic: “Thinking Outside the Box: Evolving Perspectives on Multiculturalism.” Sholem bar/bas mitsve candidates are encouraged to examine their ideas and … Continued

    Minimum Wage? How About a Maximum Wage? By Jack Rothman

    I see that unions, led by the Service Employees International Union, are out in full force championing the $15 an hour minimum wage. Business leaders scoff at this. But about nine million workers carry full-time jobs, working 40 hours a week, and still live below the poverty line. Now, that’s something to really scoff at! … Continued

    Blog Archives