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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

Thank You for contacting BJE

Thank you for reaching out and making contact with BJE. In addition to this message, you should also receive an email with details of the enquiry

The 10 Lost Tribes

The Nazi Holocaust of 1939-45 wiped out a third of world Jewry; yet in many respects, the Assyrian conquest of the kingdom of northern Israel

The 3 Pilgrim Festivals

There are three Jewish festivals referred to as the ‘Pilgrim Festivals’. Each festival of these three reflects an agricultural theme connected to the produce of the land

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Our Youth Engagement Team is responsible for developing many of the exciting and inspiring experiential programs throughout our students’ Jewish Journey.

They bring the formal learning to life by running activities in Primary and High Schools, based on the Jewish calendar. They organise a variety of lunch-time and afterschool programs for High School students and coordinate all our holiday and leadership camps.

They accompany our Year 10 students to Israel on ‘Nesiah’ where they make sure that every student is well-cared for. Most importantly, they do all of this and more with energy, passion and a big smile on their faces.
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Try this easy and quick cheesecake recipe. Chag Sameach
(Recipe from https://www.everydayfamilycooking.com/)
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Come join us for a fun afternoon filled with fun, games 🎲 and free milkshakes! 🥤
13th of June 4-5:30pm in the East
14th of June 4:30-5:30pm in the North.
(Exact location will be given after registration)
REGISTER HERE:
www.bje.org.au/milkshakemadness
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Shavuot, meaning weeks, because it falls 7 weeks after Pesach, is a 2 day festival celebrating the giving of the Torah on Mt Sinai. On Shavuot, we read the 10 Commandments in the synagogue and enjoy dairy foods like ice-cream 🍦and cheesecake🍰. Many synagogues are decorated in greenery resembling the plants🪴 and flowers 💐that covered the mountain as the Torah was given, and some even stay up all night discussing Jewish themes and concepts in anticipation of the receiving of the Torah the next day. Chag Shavuot Sameach. ...

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Our hand balls and pop it keyrings have been a hit!
Have you registered yet?
If your child attends Jewish Scripture classes at a non-Jewish Primary School, please connect with us by filling in your details at: bje.org.au/connect
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