Jewish Studies

Our Jewish Studies program embraces our Jewish heritage through formal teaching sessions and celebration of special days within the Jewish calendar.  The curriculum includes the teaching of the Torah, Chagim, Halacha and Ethics.  These subjects cover the history of the Jewish people, the Jewish way of life and the meaning behind the practices of Judaism and prayer. The richness and diversity of Judaism is celebrated with further studies of Israel and the contemporary role of the country, as well as its close links with Australia.

Throughout the year the school follows the Jewish calendar through special celebrations and events, bringing the whole school alive.  These events include Purim celebrations, Model Seder for Pesach (Passover), Holocaust Memorial Day, building a Succah for the festival of Succoth, Lag B’Omer and Chanukah.

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