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Synagogue Services on Shavuot

SHLOSHET YAMEI HAGBALAH Three days before the festival of Shavuot, in preparation for the chag, the strict rules of the Omer period are relaxed.  People

Synagogues

The Hebrew word for synagogue is not beit ha-tefilah, ‘house of prayer’, as might be expected. Rather, it is beit ha-knesset, ‘house of assembly’, proof

Tallit (Jewish Prayer Shawl)

“G-d spoke to Moses, telling him to speak to the Israelites and have them make tzitzit on the corners of their garments for all generations.

Talmud

Until the 2nd century C.E., the Oral Torah was passed down in verbal form alone. In the years following the destruction of the Second Temple

Tamar

Tamar means ‘date palm’ in Hebrew: the unique, sweet flower of the desert. Tamar was the woman who disguised herself as a prostitute in order

Tanach (Jewish Bible)

  The Tanach תנ”ך is the Hebrew Bible. We are told that the Tanach contains all the variety of life itself. Its books touch on

Tav (Hebrew Letter)

As the final letter of the Hebrew alphabet, TAV is equal to the number four hundred and is symbolic of perfection. The word TAV means

Teaching Positions Available

BJE is currently looking to employ teachers. The positions available are part time and may involve teaching at a number of different schools. Formal teaching

Tefillin

“Bind [these words] as a sign on your hand, and let them be an emblem in the centre of your head.” Devarim (Deuteronomy) 6:8 “You

Tel Aviv

‘Jerusalem prays while Tel Aviv plays’ is a familiar Israeli adage. Yet Tel Aviv is not just a playground for Bohemian aesthetes. Today, the descendants

Tet (Hebrew Letter)

The letter TET, as the number nine numerically, represents general goodness. The Hebrew word ‘tov’ (good) begins with the letter TET. The first time TET

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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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