Learning about Shavuot

May 20, 2015 by  

BJE’s Emet (SRE) students have  learnt about Shavuot, the Hebrew word for ‘weeks’ commemorating the anniversary of the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai.  Read more

BJE in 2015

February 4, 2015 by  

In 2014 the Board of Jewish Education achieved several milestones in different areas of its programmes.  Read more

BJE Boys lay tefillin at the Kotel

December 12, 2014 by  

NSW Board of Jewish Education boys on a visit to Israel at the Kotel. Read more

Gifted teacher

November 27, 2014 by  

Rachelle Lever recently attended a Special Religious Education Celebration event held at Parliament House in Sydney, where she was one of 12 recipients of an award recognising their outstanding contribution for excellence, innovation and creativity in the way they deliver SRE to their students.  Read more

BJE entertains students from Israel

August 16, 2014 by  

BJE students who participated in the Emet Israel program in 2013 recently hosted a dinner for the students from the Arava region.  Read more

BJE trains leaders…and heads to Melbourne

May 22, 2014 by  

The New South Wales Board of Jewish Education has held is annual Leadership Seminar for Year 11 students who participated in last year’s Emet Israel Program.  Read more

BJE Leadership seminar

May 8, 2014 by  

Sydney’s Board of Jewish Education has held is annual Leadership Seminar Year 11 students who participated in last year’s Emet Israel Program.  Read more

Learning Hebrew

April 4, 2014 by  

BJE’s popular adult Hebrew classes, taught by Sarah Friend, emphasise the development of modern Hebrew speaking skills to help those wishing to communicate with family in Israel, help their children with Hebrew, appreciate Jewish culture, provide easier access to Israeli media information and literature or, simply, improve their knowledge of the language. Read more

Holocaust studies for Years 5 and 6

March 12, 2014 by  

Guest presenters are talking to children about their personal experiences in the Holocaust to give the children a better understanding of this period in Jewish history.  Read more

BJE students to participate in communal activities

January 26, 2014 by  

Sydney BJE students have returned from their trip to Israel…ready to participate in community projects. Read more

Bellevue Hill students complete program

December 22, 2013 by  

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

Jassy made Honorary Life President of BJE

December 2, 2013 by  

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

BJE students leave for Israel

December 2, 2013 by  

Twenty-nine Year 10  BJE students have left Sydney on a six week Emet Israel Program.  Read more

BJE Hebrew Students Win Linguafest Short Film Award

November 23, 2013 by  

BJE Years 5 and 6 Hebrew students from Rose Bay Pubic School have won the Linguafest 2013 Short Film Competition. Read more

BJE Project Heritage Program

November 12, 2013 by  

In term 3, The Board of Jewish Education Yrs 5 and 6 students from selected Sydney schools participated in the Project Heritage program. Read more

BJE’s Rosh Hashanah Cookie Baking at OBK

August 28, 2013 by  

Over 170 BJE children and their families have spent a morning baking honey cookies for Rosh Hashanah at Our Big Kitchen. Read more

BJE students trainedvby CSG instructors

August 10, 2013 by  

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 Rosh Hashanah Cookie Bake Off at OBK

August 6, 2013 by  

BJE is very excited to announce a Rosh Hashanah Cookie Bake Off at Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen. Read more

Learning About Israel

June 23, 2013 by  

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

BJE Emet Guide

June 2, 2013 by  

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

Ordering in Ivrit

December 21, 2012 by  

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

BJE Bat Mitzvah Shabbat Dinner

December 13, 2012 by  

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

BJE BBQ for North Shore Families

December 6, 2012 by  

Sydney’s BJE recently held a BBQ in the beautiful grounds of St Ives North Public School. Read more

BJE’s Project Heritage Program

November 2, 2012 by  

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.

BJE Students Celebrate Succot

November 2, 2012 by  

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.

BJE’s Annual Weekend Escape Camp

September 21, 2012 by  

A record 57 high school students have attended the annual BJE Weekend Escape Camp at Wisemans Ferry near Sydney. Read more

BJE Emet-SOR Outreach Program

September 5, 2012 by  

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 Graduate Reunion at Boon Chocolates

August 8, 2012 by  

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

BJE Invites you to the Weekend Escape Camp

July 29, 2012 by  

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

What’s all the Fuss About?

July 27, 2012 by  

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

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