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Tu b'Av – the 15th of Av

Tu B’Av means the 15th day of the month of Av in the Hebrew lunar calendar. The tet and vav (which make up the word

The Month of Tammuz

The month of Tammuz is the fourth month of the Jewish calendar. In its earliest occurrence, Tammuz begins on June 10th and ends on July

The Month of Sivan

Sivan is the third month of the Jewish calendar, corresponding approximately to the Gregorian month of June. The name itself is of Babylonian origin. In

The Month of Iyar

Every month of the Jewish calendar highlights unique events in the unfolding story of the Jewish people. The month of Iyar, the second month, is

Women and Rosh Chodesh

Rosh Chodesh was considered to be a women’s holiday for a very long time. Recently, women have begun to reclaim this holiday and have formed

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

Chet (Hebrew Letter)

The letter CHET is equal to the number eight and is referred to as the letter of Life. The number eight signifies the eight days

Rosh Chodesh

The term ‘Rosh Chodesh’ literally means ‘head of the month’, but translates to ‘New Month’ in English. It is the day(s) on which a new

Turkish Jews

Small pockets of Jews have lived in Asia Minor since the 4th century BCE; yet the heyday of Turkish Jewry began when Ottomans offered refuge

South African Jews

South Africa’s Jews are amongst the wealthiest and most successful in the Jewish world. Theirs is a small and ethnically homogeneous community (mainly Litvaks, numbering

Romanian Jews

Romanian-speaking Jews are a comparatively recent phenomenon. A few Jews lived in ancient Dacia before the Romans invaded. However, the heyday of Romanian Jewry came

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It’s time for Milkshake Madness! 🥤Calling all Year 7-12’s to join us for a delicious after school treat on us! 🍨

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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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