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Beit Sefer Shalom

Beit Sefer Shalom offers high-quality Jewish education for Pre-Kindergarten (ages 2+) through 12th grade that meets the diverse academic, social and emotional needs of our students and community. It is a safe and nurturing environment where students develop a strong Jewish identity and families can engage in their own Jewish educational experience.

We have compiled a list of resources to facilitate learning that happens outside of Caspe Terrace, which can be found in Remote Learning Resources. This page is also the home for Zoom links for virtual classrooms.

About Us

Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, Lubavitch and Reconstructionist Jews, whether affiliated or unaffiliated, are welcome and find common ground in our religious programs. Learn more about our approach, leadership, and location.

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Wondering what your child will learn at Beit Sefer Shalom? Review our curriculum for Pre-K (ages 2+) through high school to see the core topics that are covered each year, from holidays and prayer to Hebrew and history.

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Teen Programs

To keep your child engaged in their Jewish faith as they grow older, we offer special programming for older students. The Madrichim program for student leadership is available starting in 7th grade, and teenagers can get involved with Student to Student once they enter high school.

Parent Tools

In addition to our school calendar, we have gathered a list of parent resources that can help keep you involved in and supportive of your child’s Jewish education.

Enroll Now

If you’re ready to enroll for the 2023-2024 school year, we welcome you to get started with online registration. For questions or additional information, please contact us at 515-987-0899 x 221 or by emailing beitsefershalom@jewishdesmoines.org.