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How to Buy a Shofar

How to Buy A Shofar The shofar is perhaps one of the strangest among the items used for Jewish ritual. It is basically the horn

The 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

Symbols & Customs

Apples and honey On Rosh HaShanah it is customary to eat apples dipped in honey. The apples remind us of the roundness of the year

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

Tisha b'Av (9th of Av)

‘Tisha b’Av’ means ‘the 9th of Av’ (a month in the Jewish calendar). It is a major fast day and marks the end of the

17th of Tammuz

The 17th of Tammuz marks the beginning of the ‘Three Weeks’, a period of semi-mourning lasting until Tisha b’Av (the 9th of Av). It falls

Shavuot

The second of the three Pilgrim Festivals, Shavuot, is celebrated for 2 days outside Israel (and in Israel for 1 day). The name ‘Shavuot’ means ‘weeks’

Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)

WHAT IS YOM YERUSHALAYIM AND WHEN DO WE CELEBRATE IT? Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, falls on 28 Iyar. It commemorates what is, in our era,

Poems for Yom HaZikaron

Below is a selection of poems by Israelis written in commemoration of particular battles or wars. These poems are often read on Yom HaZikaron.  POEMS

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Due to the success of last year’s event, @jwave_community is inviting Year 10 & 11 students + a parent to learn more about an increasingly important and relevant subject matter facing us today, Holocaust denial and distortion.

Presented by William Scott, Australian PhD student studying the history of the Holocaust. This will be a powerful and informative family experience you won’t want to miss!

To register head to the link in our bio

Numbers are limited due to covid restrictions

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Haircuts 💇‍♀️
Shopping 🛍️
Shabbat dinners 🥘
Together again 💙

#connectyourway #bje #shabbatshalom
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This Shabbat we’re celebrating schools being back early! 🎉 Take a little extra time to relax this weekend - we know you deserve it! 😎☀️

#connectyourway #bje #shabbatshalom
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Meet Matan. Matan is in Year 1 at Bellevue Hill. Through our BJE programs Matan connected to the special feeling of Shabbat with Challah 🍞 on Fridays.

In lockdown Matan wanted to recreate this special feeling so he turned to his passion for baking and created ‘Neumann Chefs’ - his own delicious challah business! 👨‍🍳

DM @kazneu to order challah or other delicious baked goods from Matan

#connectyourway #bje
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Calling all high school students to join us for a virtual escape room on the 10th of October. 🏃🏻‍♀️💻

Register via link in bio ⬆️
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