Grandparents and special friends play a vital role in our community, as loving supporters of our students and their education. We are honored to have the privilege of growing your most precious assets—your grandchildren. Click the button below to learn ways to give and support Bernard Zell. If you have any questions, or would like to know more about opportunities to get involved, contact
Support Bernard Zell


Special Friends’ Week will begin on Monday, May 3 with a variety of virtual experiences throughout the week including opportunities to engage with students, teachers and Bernard Zell leadership, concluding on Friday, May 7. 

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Donate to the Annual Campaign

Bernard Zell plays an important role in developing Jewish leaders and ensuring the future of the Jewish community. Your support helps us meet the educational needs of the entire school community and award close to $1 million in tuition assistance. Please consider joining our grandparents and special friends leadership giving levels:

Make Grandparents & Special Friends' Week even more exciting by showing you are a Special Friend at Bernard Zell with one of our a limited edition t-shirts or mugs. Click below to make your purchase from our BZ Spirit Store.
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Be Curious: The Latest Student News at Bernard Zell

Take a look back at how we celebrated our first ever virtual Grandparents & Special Friends' Week in 2020!

    Schedule a Tour

    To schedule a tour, volunteer or join the Grandparents and Special Friends Committee, please contact Rebecca Bloom. 
    Admissions & Marketing Associate