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Jewish Prayer Explained for Kids

What is Jewish Prayer? Jewish people call prayer ‘the service of the heart’. The Hebrew word for prayer is ‘tefillah’ (prayers = ‘tefillot’). In Yiddish

Shavuot Explained for Kids

WHAT IS SHAVUOT AND WHEN DO WE CELEBRATE IT? Shavuot is the second of the three Pilgrim Festivals. It is celebrated for 2 days outside Israel

Lag Ba'Omer Explained for Kids

WHAT IS LAG B’OMER AND WHEN DO WE CELEBRATE IT? Every Jewish letter has a number value depending on its position in the Hebrew alphabet.

Pesach Explained for Kids

  WHAT IS PESACH AND WHEN DO WE CELEBRATE IT? Passover or Pesach פסח, as it is called in Hebrew, is the festival that reminds us

Sukkot Explained for Kids

WHAT IS SUKKOT? ‘Sukkah’ is the Hebrew word for ‘booth’ or ‘tabernacle’. ‘Sukkot’, the plural, is the name of the festival of booths. Sukkot were the

Yom Kippur Explained for Kids

WHAT IS YOM KIPPUR? ‘Yom Kippur’ means the ‘Day of Atonement’. That is, the day when we try to make up for any wrong things

Rosh HaShanah Explained for Kids

 Rosh haShanah means ‘Head of the Year’ in Hebrew. It is the beginning of ten days when Jewish people think very carefully about their behaviour during

Jewish Symbols Explained for Kids

CANDLESTICKS The candle is a very important symbol for Jews. Fire is warm and inviting. The Kabbalah (Jewish Mysticism) says that the flame is a

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BJE is looking for a passionate person to join our Youth Engagement Department! If you are a bubbly, outgoing person who has great time-management skills and would like to work in a fun work environment, this is the job for you!

Please send your resume to tali@bje.nsw.edu.au
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BJE is seeking applications from Hebrew Teachers who are looking for part time teaching positions.

If you are keen to join our dynamic team of teachers, both PS and HS, please email us at info@bje.nsw.edu.au for more information.
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BJE is proud to introduce “Nesiah”, our reimaged, unique bespoke Year 10 Israel Experience.
This is a 5 week Israel program that takes place during the December/January holidays.

BJE is seeking applications from Senior Jewish Educators, who are interested in joining our incredible team of staff for the duration of the program. If you are passionate, have lots of energy, a good sense of humour and demonstrated skills in looking after eager year 10 students, please email us at jo@bje.nsw.edu.au for more details.
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