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Israeli Spies

Decision-makers in Jerusalem have always compensated for Israel’s numerical disadvantage vis a vis its enemies by creating an excellent intelligence service. Many individual spies have

Jacob

The third of the patriarchs, son of Isaac and father of the 12 tribes, Jacob was also the man who wrestled with God in a

Jewish Calendar

The Jewish calendar differs from the common one. It is based on the revolutions of the moon around the earth, whereas the common calendar is

Jewish Communities

Jews are not a homogeneous people – there are substantial differences between Jewish communities in different parts of the world, although there are of course

Jewish Divorce

According to the Torah every effort must be made to preserve the sacred relationship of marriage: making peace between a husband and wife is considered

Jewish Ethics

In this section of our website you will find information about Ethics in Judaism. For more information please click on one of the links below.

Jewish Family

The Jewish people are first and foremost a family. Daily life, ritual and the passing on of our tradition all have the family at their

Jewish Family Names

To the Anglo-Saxon ear, Schneider and Portnoy sound like typical Jewish names, while Taylor is the quintessence of Englishness. In fact, all three simply mean

Jewish Genetic Diseases

From the earliest times Jewish scholars have had a keen eye for diseases that were suspected to be hereditary in nature. The Talmud (Yevamot 64B)

Jewish History

Famous Jews in History (entries for over 50 Jews from bibical times to the 20th century) Australian Jewish History History of Modern Israel The Holocaust

Jewish Identity

‘Jewish Identity’ refers to the way Jews see themselves. For example, one person might consider themselves Jewish only or primarily because their parents are Jewish.

Jewish Items and Objects

This sub-section of our website contains pages about a number of ‘Jewish’ items or experiences. Challah Bagels Klezmer Music Chassidic Tales Chassidic Song

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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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