Founded in 1946, Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School is an independent Jewish day school for the 21st century. From Early Childhood through Middle School, we inspire our 540 students to love learning through innovative teaching, hands-on exploration and discovery. Our individualized attention is unrivaled; we offer a 6:1 student-teacher ratio—the very lowest in the city. Rigorous general studies and comprehensive Jewish learning are always wrapped in the warmth and values of our unique Jewish community.
Corporate Partners Program
Bernard Zell has been the beneficiary of generous corporate support for many years. These companies have helped Bernard Zell nurture the next generation of Jewish leaders and ensure the unique Bernard Zell experience is accessible to all families regardless of economic background. The Corporate Partners Program offers an array of sponsorship benefits, including significant visibility at events, in publications, on our website and social media channels. Click here
to sign-up for our corporate partners program.
The Bernard Zell Community
More than 300 families send their children to Bernard Zell. Our community is invested in the success of the school. Our Parent-Teacher Council boasts hundreds of volunteers, and more than 90% of our families participate in the Annual Campaign. Our families represent a broad cross-section of the Chicago Jewish community. Our current parents, parents of alumni and 1,750 alumni help lead businesses, law firms, medical offices, financial institutions, government, universities and non-profits.
How You Can Help
If your company is ready to support the school, please sign up for the the Bernard Zell Corporate Partners Program. If you or your company representative would like to learn more, please contact Rachel Charlip
, Assistant Director of Development.