About Us

The Bronfman Jewish Education Centre (BJEC), a department of the Jewish Identity and Engagement pillar of Federation CJA, supports the enhancement of learning and the academic success of students in our Jewish day school system. BJEC offers targeted, research-based curriculum, values-driven professional development to staff in both the Judaic Studies and General Studies domains as well as student programming with a view to enriching the students’ overall experience. BJEC works in partnership with outside organizations and experts to provide ongoing support to schools with a view to enhancing school sustainability and capacity-building.

Student-centred, system-wide programming offered by BJEC includes:

  • Zimria
  • Bible Contest
  • Yom Yerushalayim
  • Moot Court
  • Herzl’s Vision and Legacy
  • Concours de lecture
  • La journée de l’improvisation
  • Jeunes auteurs
  • Jeunes artistes
  • La journée du débat
  • Journée des chansons québécoises

Adult education through the David Weissman Institute is offered twice a year.