Jewish education has sustained the Jewish people even before we became a people. According to tradition, Jacob had his son Judah found an academy of Torah learning even before he and his descendants moved to Egypt. “And you shall teach them to your children,” Moses exhorted the people in Deuteronomy, and so it continued throughout the centuries. Parents and teachers taught their children, who taught the next generation.

In our times, hundreds of thousands of Jewish children receive a Jewish education that prepares them to be learned, compassionate and inspired bearers of the Jewish tradition. Read more about Jewish education