All posts tagged Bialik College

Melbourne Jewish students make world’s largest human menorah

MELBOURNE’S Bialik College celebrated Israel’s Independence Day by creating the world’s largest human menorah.

Scopus move ‘should be for everyone’

LEADERS of several Jewish schools have called for more scrutiny on the land-swap proposal, spearheaded by a federal Labor government if elected, to move Mount Scopus College to Caulfield.

Principals rally for worthy cause

IN a historic first, the 11 principals of Melbourne's Jewish schools joined together to support the launch of the Jewish Children's Aid Society (JCAS) fundraising drive for Jewish children with disabilities late last month. 

High achieving Jewish students

LAST year, almost 51,000 Victorian students completed their VCE – and on Tuesday morning, 13 Jewish students were among the 274 highest achievers presented with VCE Premiers Awards by Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, James Merlino.

Helping hand for veterans

AN organisation dedicated to looking after ex-service personnel in financial need has had strong Jewish involvement down the decades.

Billion dollar donation

BUSINESSMAN Anthony Pratt has pledged to give away an unprecedented $1 billion to charity before he dies.

Schools pioneer mourned

ISRAEL Kipen, Holocaust survivor, philanthropist and Jewish day schools pioneer, has passed away at 98. Kipen was among a small circle that founded Mount Scopus Memorial College, Australia’s first Jewish day school, in 1948.

Gonski to hurt Masada

MASADA College is the only Jewish school that will lose funding if the Gonski 2.0 proposals are passed by the Federal Senate.

Principals shed light on teacher’s arrest

Victoria Police is working with Bialik College to identify students who may have been photographed by a former teacher who has been charged with making child pornography.

Bialik buttons bring tears to the eyes

Josh Frydenberg MP opened Bialik College's Button Project installation last week, featuring 1.5 million collected buttons, each one representing a child killed in the Holocaust.