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Welcome to the BJE Jewish Journey BJE empowers every Jewish child who attends a non-Jewish Day School with the opportunity to learn, connect & engage.

Rites of Passage

Judaism provides for several rites of passage in the life of an average Jew. Several rites are associated with the birth of a child, ranging

Romanian Jews

Romanian-speaking Jews are a comparatively recent phenomenon. A few Jews lived in ancient Dacia before the Romans invaded. However, the heyday of Romanian Jewry came

Rosh Chodesh

The term ‘Rosh Chodesh’ literally means ‘head of the month’, but translates to ‘New Month’ in English. It is the day(s) on which a new

Rosh HaShanah (Jewish New Year)

What is Rosh HaShanah and when do we celebrate it? Looking for a page written for children? Please see our page Rosh HaShanah Explained for

Rosh HaShanah Explained for Kids

 Rosh haShanah means ‘Head of the Year’ in Hebrew. It is the beginning of ten days when Jewish people think very carefully about their behaviour during

Ruth

Ruth was not of the tribe of Israel, but from the neighbouring Moabite nation. The Moabites were enemies of the Israelites; nonetheless, this did not

Sacred Texts and Writings

There are many sacred writings in Judaism, all of which teach Judaism’s adherents how to live ethical and moral lives. The writings are a major

Samech (Hebrew Letter)

The letter SAMECH equals the number sixty in Hebrew numerology. Its circular form is symbolic of the endless cycle of life. The letter SAMECH is

Sarah

Sarah is the name that was given to the wife of Abraham, after he chose her as the mother of all the Jewish people. She

School Term Dates

School Term Dates As BJE teaches in NSW government schools, the term dates given below are for government schools. If you are looking for 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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