A Victorian teenager has donated all the money he received on his 18th birthday to NSW’s Board of Jewish Education. Read more
BJE students who participated in the Emet Israel program in 2013 recently hosted a dinner for the students from the Arava region. Read more
The Bellevue Hill Public School students who completed the Year 6 Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program held their Shabbat graduation dinner at Our Big Kitchen. Read more
Former President of BJE, Michael Jassy, has been named an Honorary Life President for his contribution to the establishment and development of the Board of Jewish Education. Read more
Twenty-nine Year 10 BJE students have left Sydney on a six week Emet Israel Program. Read more
BJE Yr 11 and 12 students who participated in the Emet Israel program have attended a martial arts session with CSG instructors specially trained in Krav Maga martial arts. Read more
BJE is very excited to announce a Rosh Hashanah Cookie Bake Off at Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen. Read more
This term NSW BJE students have been learning about Israel by ‘virtual’ touring through Tel Aviv right up to Haifa using flash cards depicting different scenes. Read more
In response to those seeking information on various aspects of all things Jewish, BJE is proud to announce its new initiative, ‘Emet’ – Parents’ Guide’. Read more
Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier who spent five years as a prisoner of Hamas, has addressed over 1800 senior school students in Sydney. Read more
Sydney’s Board of Jewish Education took a group of Hebrew high school students from Rose Bay Secondary College and Killara High School to the Pita Mix restaurant in Rose Bay. Read more
The Board of Jewish Education held a graduation Shabbat dinner at Sydney’s Jewish House for Year 6 students who completed their Bar and Bat Mitzvah studies this year. Read more
Sydney’s BJE recently held a BBQ in the beautiful grounds of St Ives North Public School. Read more
In Term 3 Year 6 students at selected schools participated in BJE’s Project Heritage Program sponsored by the Jewish Communal Appeal LotBen Fund in loving memory of Lotka and Bernard Ferster.
Each school was assigned a living historian who visited the school twice and talked to the children about their experiences during the Holocaust. For the rest of the term the students worked on projects such as drama, art, written work, etc. depicting the historian’s story. They then presented the historian with their finished project. The program concluded with a visit to the Sydney Jewish Museum. It was an extremely moving experience.
Sydney BJE students were asked to make an edible succah at home, take a photo of it then bring to school. During class the children decorated photo frames to put the photos in. This was a very popular activity with the children.
A record 57 high school students have attended the annual BJE Weekend Escape Camp at Wisemans Ferry near Sydney. Read more
The NSW Board of Jewish Education (BJE) Emet-SOR Outreach (Studies of Religion) Program organises speakers and lecturers to teach Judaism to non-Jewish students and teachers. Read more
BJE recently held a ‘graduate’ function for students who have left school held at the fabulous, new Boon Chocolates in Darlinghurst, and was an opportunity for graduates to meet again, catch up with old friends, and learn about the art of chocolate-making. Read more
The annual BJE Weekend Escape Camp is happening again this year, and is open to all NSW high school students from years 7 – 12. Read more
The NSW Board of Jewish Education (BJE) has spent considerable time and energy rebranding and creating an awareness campaign. Why? Whats all the fuss about? Read more
Years 11 and 12 BJE students recently visited the Sydney Jewish Museum where they were privileged to be taken on a tour by Holocaust survivor Lottie Weiss. Read more
Academy BJE students from Randwick Public School visited the local Montefiore Home in Randwick and participated in a matzah making with the residents. Read more
Sydney’s Academy BJE’s annual Weekend Escape Camp is happening from Thursday, September 1 – to Sunday, September 4. Read more