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SRE

SRE Special Religious Education (SRE), also known as ‘Scripture,’ is BJE’s largest educational program across NSW Government Schools. BJE teachers travel to nearly 60 schools

Stories & Songs for Pesach

STORIES Simcha’s Torah Stories The Other Side of the Story SONGS Aish haTorah: Haggadah Songs (provides the words in transliteration) Judaism 101: Pesach Songs hebrewsongs.com

Streams of Judaism

There is an old saying that for every two Jews, there are at least three opinions. No wonder, then, that there have almost always been

Structure of the Siddur

The location of each prayer in the liturgy is not accidental. The structure of the service as a whole is a set pattern common to

Studies of Religion (SOR)

Studies of Religion is an elective NSW Higher School Certificate subject offered in many schools. Within that subject, Judaism is one of the religions which

Studies of Religion and Faith Studies

Studies of Religion and Faith Studies We offer programs related to Judaism for students attending non-Jewish schools who are learning about Judaism as part of

Sukkot

What is Sukkot and when do we celebrate it? ‘Sukkah’ is the Hebrew word for ‘booth’ or ‘tabernacle’. ‘Sukkot’, the plural, is the name of

Sukkot Explained for Kids

WHAT IS SUKKOT? ‘Sukkah’ is the Hebrew word for ‘booth’ or ‘tabernacle’. ‘Sukkot’, the plural, is the name of the festival of booths. Sukkot were the

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

Symbols in the Home

A Jewish home has many religious objects in it. These objects are very important in a Jew’s life and they all have a meaning. Here

Symbols of Israel

Israel’s Flag The flag of the new State of Israel was first flown at the United Nations in 1949. The sight of the Israeli flag,

Synagogue Interiors

Synagogue interiors, just like synagogue exteriors, vary widely in appearance and style. However, there are certain features which all synagogues share: Seating. Synagogue services are

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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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