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Pesach (Passover)

  Passover or Pesach, as the festival is called in Hebrew, historically commemorates the deliverance of the children of Israel from Egyptian bondage, and recalls

Shabbat Symbols & Foods

Shabbat is the period from twilight on Friday to nightfall on Saturday evening. It is the most precious time of the whole week in the

Shabbat

  A Gift from God What would you do if you were given the gift of being able to do nothing? Where would you be

The Jewish Year explained for Kids

The Jewish calendar is different to the one we use in Australia (called the ‘secular calendar’ or ‘common calendar’). The secular calendar is based on

Mitzvot Explained for Kids

What are Mitzvot? The word ‘mitzvah’ means ‘commandment’ or ‘rule’. Rules are like traffic lights – they make life easier for people to live. Mitzvot

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

Judaism & Israel

Eretz Yisrael (The Land of Israel) has always been a very special place for the Jewish people. When the Jews were told to leave Israel

What is Judaism?

Judaism is the religion of the Jewish people. Judaism tells us what we should and should not do as it is written in the Torah.

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

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

Chassidic Song

“Serve the Lord with joy, and come before Him with singing,” wrote the psalmist. Music played a pivotal role in ancient Jewish observance. The advent

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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

#connectwithjwave #jwave #jewishcommunity #holocaustdenial
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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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