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Eliezer Ben Yehuda

Hebrew is the national language of the Jewish people. However, in the first century C.E, it largely fell out of everyday use. Eliezer Ben-Yehuda revived

David Ben Gurion

David Ben-Gurion was the first Prime Minister of Israel. He came to epitomise the Labour Zionist movement, and steered its ideological development. He set the

Batsheva

The story of Batsheva appears in the second Book of Samuel in the Hebrew Bible. Her name is translated as meaning ‘Daughter of The Oath’.

The Baal Shem Tov

The Baal Shem Tov is a towering figure in the history of Jewish spirituality. In founding and nurturing the Chassidic movement, he radically transformed Jewish

Jews & the Atom Bomb

An extraordinary number of 20th century Jewish scientists were drawn into the field of nuclear research. As the Nazi dragnet tightened, dozens of them fled

Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag

Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag systematically reinterpreted the Kabbalah, completing the work begun by Rabbi Isaac Luria and his disciple, Rabbi Chaim Vital. Today, Ashlag’s various followers

Rabbi Akiva

Rabbi Akiva (properly, Rabbi Akiva ben Yosef, ‘Akiva son of Joseph’) is one of the best known of the early rabbis, and belongs to the

Abraham

  Abraham is the founder of the Jewish nation, the patriarch who settled in the land of Israel. Yet as the first ethical monotheist, he

Abigail

The name Abigail, means ‘cause of Joy’. The Biblical Abigail became the wife of David, the King of Israel. Her story is one of love

Famous Jews in History

This section of our website contains information about a large selection of famous Jews throughout history, ranging from Biblical to modern times. There are also

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Aish HaTorah: Crash Course in Jewish History Fordham University: Internet Jewish History Sourcebook Hebrew University of Jerusalem: The Jewish History Resource Center Jewish Agency: Israel

The Cairo Genizah

Judaism mandates great respect for God and His name. This respect is extended to written instances of God’s name and requires that they be disposed

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BJE is looking for a passionate person to join our Youth Engagement Department! If you are a bubbly, outgoing person who has great time-management skills and would like to work in a fun work environment, this is the job for you!

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BJE is seeking applications from Hebrew Teachers who are looking for part time teaching positions.

If you are keen to join our dynamic team of teachers, both PS and HS, please email us at info@bje.nsw.edu.au for more information.
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