Jewish Community Links

Beth Israel Center

Beth Israel CenterBeth Israel Center is a welcoming, traditional, egalitarian congregation with deep roots in Madison. The nearly 300 families of Beth Israel Center represent widely diverse backgrounds yet share a belief in the importance of preserving traditional Jewish practice in a modern context.



Chabad - University of Wisconsin

UW ChabadChabad of Madison is dedicated to serving the Jewish community throughout Madison, Dane County, and all of South-Central Wisconsin, with Ahavat Yisrael – an unconditional love and concern for every Jew.



Goodman Aquatic Center

Goodman Aquatic CenterLocated in Verona, The Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Aquatic Center is a favorite swim spot for both the general and Jewish communities.  The pool’s six 25-meter lanes make it great for competition and lap swimming. And the zero-depth entry makes it easy for small children and those with wheelchairs or special needs to enter.



Hillel at the University of Wisconsin

Hillel at the University of WisconsinHillel at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is home to over 5,000 Jewish students on campus and provides programs and activities for the campus community at large.



Jewish Federation of Madison

Jewish Federation of MadisonJewish Federation of Madison is part of the Jewish Federations of North America, a worldwide humanitarian network that serves millions of Jews and non-Jews everyday around the world. As part of the Federation community, Jewish Federation of Madison has been helping enrich Jewish life and assisting those facing hardship here at home and around the world since 1940.



Jewish Social Services of Madison

Jewish Social Services of MadisonCaring. Connections. Solutions:  While JSS remains rooted in Jewish traditions, our services are non-sectarian, reaching people of all ages, backgrounds and lifestyles. You can come to JSS regardless of your financial means, because most of its services are delivered without charge.



Shaarei Shamayim

Shaarei ShamayimCongregation Shaarei Shamayim is a growing community of over 100 households dedicated to the thoughtful, joyful celebration of Judaism. Affiliated with both the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation and Aleph: Alliance for Jewish Renewal.



Temple Beth El

Temple Beth ElWith nearly 700 family members, Temple Beth El has a vibrant program of religious, spiritual, educational, social, social action and support activities. Temple Beth El’s two main auxiliaries, the Sisterhood and the Men’s Club, each have an active agenda of programs, services and activities. Temple Beth El is affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism and its Great Lakes Region, which represents the liberal tradition of Judaism. As a house of worship, a center of teaching and leaning and a place of communal fellowship, the Temple’s progressive voice is heard and respected not only in Madison, but also throughout Wisconsin. Led by Rabbi Jonathan Biatch, the congregation plays a dynamic part in the religious and civic life of the community—a role encouraged by the Temple’s founding Rabbi, of blessed memory, Dr. Manfred Swarsensky



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MJCDS is a pluralistic, Jewish elementary school in Madison, Wisconsin.

Our outstanding curriculum of both general and Jewish studies is taught by experienced, highly-qualified educators in a caring Jewish environment.  

MJCDS educators challenge and nurture each student, fostering curiosity, independent thinking, leadership skills and a lifelong love of learning.​


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1406 Mound Street, Madison, WI 53711


Head of School:
Marla Becker

Hebrew and Judaic Studies
Clara Lazimy 

General Studies/Theater Director
Jacob Hellman

Language Arts
Beau Johnson

Online Judaics Learning Specialist
Stephanie Kirklin