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The Laws of Family Purity

Leviticus 18:19 contains the laws referred to as taharat hamishpachah (literally, ‘family purity’). According to these and other Jewish laws relating to ritual impurity, a

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 Texts About Parenting

This is just a tiny sample of Jewish texts on the topic of parenting. It is important to note that while most of these texts

Naming a Jewish Child

Naming a child is a chance to bestow an identity upon him or her since every name has a meaning. There are two different customs

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 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 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 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

Animal Rights and Welfare

According to Jewish ethical tradition, prohibition against cruelty to animals is one of the basic laws of humankind. Indeed, animals are understood to not only

Environmental Ethics

From Bereshit (Genesis 1:28), the first chapter in the Torah, we see that God wants human beings to both use the natural world for their

Personal Relationships

The great Jewish philosopher Maimonides stated that “all moral principles concern the relationship of man to his neighbour”, being “given to man for the benefit

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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!

Please send your resume to tali@bje.nsw.edu.au
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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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BJE is proud to introduce “Nesiah”, our reimaged, unique bespoke Year 10 Israel Experience.
This is a 5 week Israel program that takes place during the December/January holidays.

BJE is seeking applications from Senior Jewish Educators, who are interested in joining our incredible team of staff for the duration of the program. If you are passionate, have lots of energy, a good sense of humour and demonstrated skills in looking after eager year 10 students, please email us at jo@bje.nsw.edu.au for more details.
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