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Shmittah (the Sabbatical Year)

The Torah commands that every seventh year the land must rest and all debts be forgiven. This sabbatical (from the word ‘seven’) year connects ecological

Shofar

The shofar is a polished ram’s horn used in Jewish services at certain times of the year; in ancient times, it was used to summon

Simchat Torah

What is Simchat Torah and When Do We Celebrate It? Simchat Torah is the holyday where we finish reading the Torah and start again from

Social Ethics

Judaism has an all-enveloping and passionate dedication to the ideal of justice. The moral imperative of justice was taught by the Jewish prophets. Moses taught

Social Ethics and the Torah

Rabbi Simeon Ben Gamaliel stated that, “the world rests on three things, justice, truth, and peace”. This statement underpins Jewish social ethics.   Jews believe

Social Journey

Social Journey BJE’s Social Journey is designed for all primary school students to build strong friendship networks, connect to their Jewish identities and establish a

Social Journey

Social Journey BJE’s Social Journey is designed for all high schools students to build strong friendship networks, connect to their Jewish identities and establish belonging

South African Jews

South Africa’s Jews are amongst the wealthiest and most successful in the Jewish world. Theirs is a small and ethnically homogeneous community (mainly Litvaks, numbering

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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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