All posts tagged education

‘We need compulsory Holocaust education’

I SOMETIMES wonder what would happen if I walked down any street in our capital cities and did an impromptu quiz with passers-by on their knowledge of the Holocaust, writes Dvir Abramovich.

VIC premier samples new VR tour of Auschwitz

"A profoundly moving experience" is how Premier Daniel Andrews described to The AJN his sampling of a new virtual reality (VR) tour of Auschwitz that will help future generations understand the horror of the Holocaust.

Jewish-Muslim initiative tackles racism

A Jewish-Muslim initiative that provides training on how to safely respond to a hate attack was launched at Melbourne's Immigration Museum on December 10.

JNF to send 68 teachers to Israel

An expanded JNF Australia Educators' Study Tour of Israel of 68 teaching professionals from 20 schools across the nation – including two principals, three deputy principals and a large non-Jewish contingent – will see iconic Israeli sights and visit innovative and diverse schools from January 1-10.

Youth ‘HEAR’ from Holocaust survivors

Eighty young adults attended the launch event of for Youth HEAR (Holocaust Education And Remembrance) at the Sydney Jewish Museum last month.

25 hours of tech-free bliss

As the power of technology to communicate and inform is equalled by its capacity to distract and disrupt, only an obligation to fully switch off allows me to truly switch on.


Project Heritage: survivor’s stories

A RECORD 154 Sydney students across nine schools are participating in Project Heritage this year, a NSW Board of Jewish Education (BJE) initiative.

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Jett around the world

Changing the face of educational children's books is husband-and-wife team Danielle and Josh Wakerman, authors of the "Jett Around The World" series.

StandWithUs launching locally

PLANS are underway to launch an Australian branch of the international Israel education and advocacy organisation StandWithUs, with the local chapter aiming to educate Jews and non-Jews with facts about the Holy Land.

Yeshivah announces interim leadership

YESHIVAH has announced the members of the new interim committee of management (COM), Governance Review Panel (GRP) and educational advisors.