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London's Jewish East End

A street called Old Jewry in London’s famous Square Mile is all that remains of the Jews who lived there from 1066 until their expulsion

Ethiopian Jews

Ethiopian Jews emerged into the full glare of the modern world in 1984, after centuries of isolation. They arrived in Israel in droves under Operation

Hitboded – a Chassidic Concept

Hitbodedut (self-seclusion) is considered by many Chassidim as an essential component of prayer. In being alone with God, and giving voice to their desire for

Yizkor

The word Yizkor means ‘may He remember’ and is the name of a short prayer service held on Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) and the

Kaddish

Kaddish is often described as the Jewish prayer for the dead because it is recited by mourners on behalf of their deceased relatives, but this

Names for God

DIFFERENT NAMES FOR GOD IN THE BIBLE ‘Hear Oh Israel – the Lord our God, the Lord is One’. The Shema prayer is the basic

Overview of Jewish Prayer

The Hebrew term for prayer is ‘tefillah’. The word ‘pray’ in Hebrew is ‘pallel’, from the root, pe, lamed lamed, meaning ‘to judge oneself’. Thus

Pesach Prayers Explained for Kids

HALLEL On the first 2 days of Pesach we say the full Hallel during morning services at the synagogue. ‘Hallel’ means ‘praise’ and is the

Shabbat Explained for Kids

Shabbat is the most important day of the week for Jews, because it is a day on which we remember that God created the world

Sacred Texts and Writings

There are many sacred writings in Judaism, all of which teach Judaism’s adherents how to live ethical and moral lives. The writings are a major

Kabbalah (mystical traditions)

The history of Kabbalah stretches back to Biblical times, and it is still very much a living, developing tradition today. What originated as an esoteric

Yom HaSho'ah (Holocaust Memorial Day)

The term Yom HaSho’ah translates as ‘Holocaust Day’. The exact translation of the Hebrew word shoah is actually ‘whirlwind’ and this is the Hebrew name

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It’s time for Milkshake Madness! 🥤Calling all Year 7-12’s to join us for a delicious after school treat on us! 🍨

Register with the link in our bio ✅

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BJE is looking for a passionate person to join our Youth Engagement Department! If you are a bubbly, outgoing person who has great time-management skills and would like to work in a fun work environment, this is the job for you!

Please send your resume to tali@bje.nsw.edu.au
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BJE is seeking applications from Hebrew Teachers who are looking for part time teaching positions.

If you are keen to join our dynamic team of teachers, both PS and HS, please email us at info@bje.nsw.edu.au for more information.
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BJE is proud to introduce “Nesiah”, our reimaged, unique bespoke Year 10 Israel Experience.
This is a 5 week Israel program that takes place during the December/January holidays.

BJE is seeking applications from Senior Jewish Educators, who are interested in joining our incredible team of staff for the duration of the program. If you are passionate, have lots of energy, a good sense of humour and demonstrated skills in looking after eager year 10 students, please email us at jo@bje.nsw.edu.au for more details.
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