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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

Chassidic Tales

Chassidic Judaism has produced much weighty commentary and scholarship, yet simple folk tales have always been intrinsic to the movement. The Chassidic masters used stories

Klezmer Music

Once denigrated as fit only for Jewish celebrations, klezmer has undergone a remarkable revival. It has metamorphosed beyond its East European roots, and now encompasses

Challah

Challah is the traditional plaited bread especially baked for Friday night and Saturday daytime (Shabbat) and other holidays. Although it is customary to home bake

Jewish Items and Objects

This sub-section of our website contains pages about a number of ‘Jewish’ items or experiences. Challah Bagels Klezmer Music Chassidic Tales Chassidic Song

Mitzvot

The English translation of the word mitzvot (the plural of the word mitzvah) is ‘commandments’. Judaism teaches that God revealed His will in the Torah

Judaism and Israel

INTRODUCTION Jews have lived in the land of Israel for nearly 4000 years, going back to the period of the Biblical patriarchs (c.1900 BCE). The

Basic Judaism

This section of our website has pages providing broad and basic information about Judaism. To view a page, please click on one of the links

YeladimLomdim1

Images for the following Yeladim Lomdim characters are available for download (click on the name of the character, then when the image opens, do a

OtiyotKorot

The additional teaching resources listed below are available for download. Note that all resources are for use in BJE classrooms only and permission to download

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