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Judaism & Israel

Eretz Yisrael (The Land of Israel) has always been a very special place for the Jewish people. When the Jews were told to leave Israel

Judaism and Israel

INTRODUCTION Jews have lived in the land of Israel for nearly 4000 years, going back to the period of the Biblical patriarchs (c.1900 BCE). The

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

Judaism and the Body

In the Jewish tradition there is no absolute division between material and spiritual, body and soul. According to the Hebrew Bible, the human body expresses

Kabbalah (mystical traditions)

The history of Kabbalah stretches back to Biblical times, and it is still very much a living, developing tradition today. What originated as an esoteric

Kaddish

Kaddish is often described as the Jewish prayer for the dead because it is recited by mourners on behalf of their deceased relatives, but this

Kaf (Hebrew Letter)

Having a numerical value of twenty, the letter KAF is the first of the double-figured letters in the Hebrew alphabet. The letter KAF symbolises the

Kashrut (Keeping Kosher)

All laws related to Kashrut belong to the ‘laws of obedience’ (which are laws that require us to do something). The Hebrew word ‘kasher’ means

Keeping Kosher Explained for Kids

Keeping the laws of kashrut is one of the most important things a Jewish person can do. The Hebrew word ‘kasher’ means ‘fit or proper’. It

Klezmer Music

Once denigrated as fit only for Jewish celebrations, klezmer has undergone a remarkable revival. It has metamorphosed beyond its East European roots, and now encompasses

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Kuf (Hebrew Letter)

The letter KOOF ק equals the number one hundred in the Hebrew alphabet, signifying the completion of living matter. It is said that at the

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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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