The Joseph & Belle Braun Anshe Emet Religious School

We don’t just teach Hebrew, we nurture a growing Jewish soul.

While we practice social distancing to help ensure the health and safety of our friends and families, the Anshe Emet Religious School is happy to provide online classes for our students, to help them continue their learning, while at home. 

The Joseph & Belle Braun Anshe Emet Religious School Introduces Our Virtual Summer Camps:

Camp Omanut (Art Camp) & Camp HaAretz (Israel Camp) 

When: 5 Sundays • May 17-June 14 • Via ZOOM!

Cabin 1 • JK /SK • 9am – 9:45 am
Cabin 2 • Grades 1 and 2 • 10am – 11am
Cabin 3 • Grades 3, 4 and 5 • 11am – 12am
Cabin 4 • Grades 6, 7 and 8 • 3pm – 4pm

What: Choose one Zoom camp to attend:

  • Camp Omanut (Arts Camp) – Spend time with your favorite teachers creating, learning and performing art through a Jewish lens.
  • Camp HaAretz (Israel Camp) – Explore the sights, sounds, and foods of our homeland, Israel, in our exciting online environment!

Download our Camp Flyer

View Full Camp Descriptions by grade groups   

Cost: Free for AES members / $100 for non-members

Register Here

Once you have registered, you will be sent all necessary Zoom information to join camp. Questions? Please contact Emily Schoerning at

Our children learn Hebrew, Bible, holidays, and Jewish values, but included in our curriculum are sessions in art, music, dance, drama, and more. Our students experience their Jewishness through all their senses. We invite you to come and see for yourself.

The Joseph & Belle Braun Anshe Emet Religious School offers…

    • The chance to be part of a thriving, progressive–and inclusive–Conservative congregation on Chicago’s bustling north side
    • A welcoming, professional, and experienced faculty
    • A special-needs expert on staff, available to work with students with a range of gifts and challenges
    • The expertise of our esteemed clergy

For more information, contact Principal Laurie Orenstein or Religious School assistant, Hannah Schreiber.
Do you have questions about what or how your child is learning?  Do you want to learn more about how our programs connect, or how our programs will be changing?  Please contact Emily Schoerning, Phd. Information listed below.

Click here to register for our 2019/2020 Religious School year.

Click here for adjusted dues Religious School registration.

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Laurie Orenstein

Laurie Orenstein

Religious School Principal

Emily Schoerning, PhD

The Grodzin Director
of Educational Innovation


Hannah Schreiber

Hannah Schreiber

Administrative Assistant
& Youth Advisor