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History of Modern Israel

This section of our website contains pages, or links to pages, of relevance to students of NSW Modern History syllabus which is studied in Years

History of the Hebrew Language

Hebrew is a very ancient language. Its evolution can be divided up into six distinctive periods. The Hebrew language underwent some changes during each of

History of the Siddur

In ancient times, customary daily prayers were recited by heart, or a reader prayed aloud and the congregation responded to the blessings with “Amen”. There

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

Holydays & Fasts

In this section or our website you will find information about all manner of Jewish holydays, whether they be High Holydays such as Rosh haShanah

Home Old

The Journey Primary School High School Learn. Connect. Belong BJE’s educational and social programs offer an engaging and inspiring Jewish Journey into Jewish life, language,

Hoshana Rabbah

What is Hoshana Rabbah and When Do We Celebrate It? Hoshana Rabbah falls on the 21st of Tishrei, the 7th day of Sukkot and the

How Great Was Your Bar Mitzvah?

“When was your barmitzvah?” “What was your barmitzvah sidra?” These are questions which occasionally Jewish men ask one another. In some coded way, we compare

How to Buy a Shofar

How to Buy A Shofar The shofar is perhaps one of the strangest among the items used for Jewish ritual. It is basically the horn

How to Crochet a Kippah

Crocheting kippot (the plural of ‘kippah’) is a creative and enjoyable art. With relatively little practice, you can create beautiful and original kippot. There are infinite possibilities

How to Host a Passover Seder

The Pesach Seder is one of the most ritualised times of the Jewish calendar. ‘Seder’ means ‘order’, pertaining to the particular order of this night

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Learning through meaningful experiences is what BJE is all about. This allows our children to experience the joy of lighting candles, saying Brochas and eating delicious Challah.
Wishing everyone Shabbat Shalom 🕯🕯
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Getting ready for Rosh Hashanah🍎 through fun activities in the classroom - sudoku puzzles, drawings🖍, and lots of great reflective discussions bring this special Jewish holiday to life! ...

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We are beyond excited!🥳 In just 13 weeks’ time, 🗓 our biggest group EVER will go to Israel 🇮🇱on the Nesiah Israel Program! 🛫

Our Nesiah group consists of:

🔵 168 Jewish Year 10 students,
who attend non-Jewish schools from all around Australia.

🔵 There are 5 senior staff

🔵 10 Madrichim travelling with them.

We can’t wait to share this adventure with you! 🤩
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How would you make the world a better place? Our year 1 and 2 students had a great brainstorming session about how they could change the world through the kindness of words - an important Jewish value. ...

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Aptly timed for the day after Yom Kippur - Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to volunteer with you child (school Yr 5-12) and give back 🤗
Numbers limited to 20-25 families (1 parent/1 child) per session so please
Book ASAP: tinyurl.com/jwave4threadtogether
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