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Sarah

Sarah is the name that was given to the wife of Abraham, after he chose her as the mother of all the Jewish people. She

Ruth

Ruth was not of the tribe of Israel, but from the neighbouring Moabite nation. The Moabites were enemies of the Israelites; nonetheless, this did not

Rebecca

Rebecca means ‘tether’ in Hebrew. Rebecca was the wife of Isaac, who was the son of Abraham and Sarah. In this way she became one

Rabbi Shlomo ben Itzhak (Rashi)

‘Rashi’ is an acronym for Rabbi Shlomo ben Itzhak, also known as Rabbi Shlomo Itzhaki [Rabbi Solomon, son of Isaac] in English. He is the

Rachel

Rachel and Leah were two sisters in the Hebrew Bible. Their relationship deteriorated into rivalry and jealousy over the love of Jacob, son of Isaac.

Nobel Prize Winners

The global Jewish population is aproximately 14,000,000 or about 0.02% of the world population. Proportionally, then, Jews have received an amazing number of Nobel Prizes

Naomi

Naomi’s story is told in the Book of Ruth. She was the wife of Elimelech of Judah and together the couple escaped the devastation of

Rabbi Nachman of Breslov

Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav’s appeal crosses boundaries. Many of his newest disciples are of Sephardi descent, and secular artists as well as Orthodox seekers find

Women

WOMEN’S & MEN’S APPROACHES TO THE TORAH Historical  There has been a tradition of Torah teaching and learning by and for men. They have come

Jewish Women Mystics

What has been the role of women in the history of Jewish mysticism? Are there examples of women kabbalists (Jewish mystics) who were in any

Moses

Moses was the greatest leader of the Jewish people. His actions dominate three of the five books of the Chumash (Five Books of Moses, the

Miriam

Miriam appears in the Book of Exodus, which chronicles the time of Jewish slavery in Egypt. Her name means ‘bitter sea’. Miriam was the sister

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Due to the success of last year’s event, @jwave_community is inviting Year 10 & 11 students + a parent to learn more about an increasingly important and relevant subject matter facing us today, Holocaust denial and distortion.

Presented by William Scott, Australian PhD student studying the history of the Holocaust. This will be a powerful and informative family experience you won’t want to miss!

To register head to the link in our bio

Numbers are limited due to covid restrictions

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Haircuts 💇‍♀️
Shopping 🛍️
Shabbat dinners 🥘
Together again 💙

#connectyourway #bje #shabbatshalom
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This Shabbat we’re celebrating schools being back early! 🎉 Take a little extra time to relax this weekend - we know you deserve it! 😎☀️

#connectyourway #bje #shabbatshalom
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Meet Matan. Matan is in Year 1 at Bellevue Hill. Through our BJE programs Matan connected to the special feeling of Shabbat with Challah 🍞 on Fridays.

In lockdown Matan wanted to recreate this special feeling so he turned to his passion for baking and created ‘Neumann Chefs’ - his own delicious challah business! 👨‍🍳

DM @kazneu to order challah or other delicious baked goods from Matan

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Calling all high school students to join us for a virtual escape room on the 10th of October. 🏃🏻‍♀️💻

Register via link in bio ⬆️
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