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