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Jewish Journey

Jewish Journey Through the Jewish Journey the ideal BJE graduate will have: An intellectual, emotional, spiritual connection to their Jewish identity, culture, and history. A proficiency

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

Jewish Lifecycle

Welcome to the Jewish Life Cycle section of our website which contains the pages listed below in the table of contents. To view a page,

Jewish Marriage

In traditional Jewish literature marriage is actually called ‘kiddushin’, which translates as ‘sanctification’ or ‘dedication’. The word ‘sanctification’ indicates that what is happening is not

Jewish People

This section of our website deals with Jewish people. The first part describes selected Jewish communities around the world; please note that there are many

Jewish Prayer

This section of our website contains a number of pages about Jewish prayer, including an overview of Jewish prayer and pages specifically about some Jewish

Jewish Prayer Explained for Kids

What is Jewish Prayer? Jewish people call prayer ‘the service of the heart’. The Hebrew word for prayer is ‘tefillah’ (prayers = ‘tefillot’). In Yiddish

Jewish Self

This section deals with issues revolving around Jewish identity and Jewish communities, and how we perceive ourselves and others within those communities. Jewish Identity Jewish

Jewish Symbols

Welcome to the Jewish Symbols section of our website. To learn about a Jewish symbol, please click on a link in the Table of Contents

Jewish Symbols Explained for Kids

CANDLESTICKS The candle is a very important symbol for Jews. Fire is warm and inviting. The Kabbalah (Jewish Mysticism) says that the flame is a

Jewish Symbols in the Home

A number of Jewish symbols are commonly found in a Jewish home. MEZUZAH ‘Mezuzah’ is the name given to the parchment scroll that is attached

Jewish Texts

In this section of our website you will find information about a range of Jewish texts, ranging from the Torah and Tanach (Bible), to rabbinic

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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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