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Ethics

Judaism is much more than just a religion: it is a way of life. There is a correct Jewish way of doing everything, and Judaism

Ethiopian Jews

Ethiopian Jews emerged into the full glare of the modern world in 1984, after centuries of isolation. They arrived in Israel in droves under Operation

Eve

According to the Hebrew Bible and the story of the Divine Creation, Eve was the first human female. The Genesis account allows us to form

Explained for Kids

This section of our website has pages written for primary school age children, as opposed to adults or high school students. Please choose from the

Extension

Please contact Paula (paula@bje.nsw.edu.au) if you are missing materials or resources for your Extension classes. Please note that Paula works part-time (Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Extension

Extension offers a deeper understanding of Jewish ethics, values and wisdom, and further connects students to Jewish learning in a way that is meaningful to

False Messiahs

The notion of a Messiah began with King David, and was developed in the books of Isaiah and Daniel. Very briefly, the Jewish concept of the

Famous Jews in History

This section of our website contains information about a large selection of famous Jews throughout history, ranging from Biblical to modern times. There are also

FAQs and Ask Us

FAQs and Ask Us What is SRE? In New South Wales, legislation requires that all government primary schools provide one lesson of Special Religious Education

Fast of the First Born

The Fast of the Firstborn (Ta’anit B’chorot) commemorates the horrific tenth plague that God inflicted on Pharaoh and the Egyptian people.  After Pharaoh had again

Fasts

Pages About Individual Fasts There are a number of fast days spread throughout the Jewish calendar. The best known is Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day

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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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