Jewish Education Center of Cleveland - B'Tzelem

Mission Statement

The mission of the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland is to ensure Jewish continuity in Cleveland by fostering and strengthening lifelong Jewish learning and education across diverse settings.

Vision Statement

The vision of the JEC is to inspire more people to find meaning and value in their lives through Jewish lifelong learning.


Core Values

Values that guide our approach

  • Jewish traditions and values
  • Pursuit of excellence
  • Lifelong learning
  • Educating children and families in any and all settings
  • Innovation and inspiration
  • Capacity building
  • Research and evaluation
  • Centrality of Hebrew in Jewish life
  • Commitment to Israel


Values that guide our relationships

  • Inclusive and accessible
  • Caring and nurturing
  • Learning organization
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership development
  • Risk-taking and forward thinking
  • National partnerships
Provider Information

(216) 371-0446
2030 South Taylor Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118