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Judaism and Music

Music plays an important, if often unacknowledged, role in Judaism. Prayers are often sung, making participation in prayer services more enjoyable and adding an emotional

Ethics

Judaism is much more than just a religion: it is a way of life. There is a correct Jewish way of doing everything, and Judaism

Shmittah (the Sabbatical Year)

The Torah commands that every seventh year the land must rest and all debts be forgiven. This sabbatical (from the word ‘seven’) year connects ecological

Animal Rights & Welfare

According to Jewish ethical tradition, prohibition against cruelty to animals is one of the basic laws of humankind. Indeed, animals are understood to not only

Environmental Aspects

From Bereshit (Genesis 1:28), the first chapter in the Torah, we see that God wants human beings to both use the natural world for their

Jewish Life in Australia

Compared with other Diaspora Jewish communities, Australian Jewry is a very young community. Within two centuries, however, it has emerged as one of the most

What is Judaism?

Judaism is the mother-faith from which Christianity and Islam developed. All three date back to Abraham, who discovered the one, true, invisible God. At Mount

Studies of Religion (SOR)

Studies of Religion is an elective NSW Higher School Certificate subject offered in many schools. Within that subject, Judaism is one of the religions which

Germany 1918-1945

The following external pages and sites are recommended: Germany in the 20th Century at Spartacus Educational (a UK site). BBC Bitesize Weimar Germany 1919-1929 Nazi

Wars & Disputes 1948-2001

A Chronological Outline 1948 Israel’s Independence On 14 May 1948 the British Mandate ended and Israel proclaimed its independence as a sovereign state within the

Israel and the Arabs

The story of the creation of the modern State of Israel is unique. The Jewish people, dispersed in exile for almost 2000 years – and

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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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