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Peku’ach Nefesh (saving a life)

The principle of pekuach nefesh (pronounced pe-koo-ach ne-fesh) is usually translated into English as ‘saving a life’ and is known to every observant Jew. It

People of Israel

Israel is home to a widely diverse population from many ethnic, religious, cultural and social backgrounds. Some 6.6 million people live there today, including approximately

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

Pesach (Passover)

  Passover or Pesach, as the festival is called in Hebrew, historically commemorates the deliverance of the children of Israel from Egyptian bondage, and recalls

Pesach Explained for Kids

  WHAT IS PESACH AND WHEN DO WE CELEBRATE IT? Passover or Pesach פסח, as it is called in Hebrew, is the festival that reminds us

Pesach Observances

How Pesach is Observed There are three central observances connected with Pesach. These are the eating of matzah, the prohibition against eating or even owning

Pesach Prayers Explained for Kids

HALLEL On the first 2 days of Pesach we say the full Hallel during morning services at the synagogue. ‘Hallel’ means ‘praise’ and is the

Philanthropic Organisations

Judasim has a strong tradition of charity and Jewish communities are well known for their philanthropic organisations. The biblical laws of leket, shikhchah and peah

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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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