About Us

The Bronfman Jewish Education Centre (BJEC), an agency 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.

BJEC is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and managed by a dedicated staff. 

BJEC services include:

  • School Programming:
    • Zimria
    • Bible Contest
    • Yom Yerushalayim
    • Moot Court
    • Herzl’s Vision and Legacy
  • School Programming in French:
    • Concours de lecture
    • La journée de l’improvisation
    • Jeunes auteurs
    • Concours d’art oratoire
    • Journée des chansons québécoises
  • Adult Education: David Weissman Institute