Jewish Studies Camps Years 6 to 12

On Thursday, 15 February, students at Carmel High School heard from Sahar Shimon, Founder and CEO of The Association for Regenerative Agriculture & Agroforestry in Israel. In Perth for the EvokeAg agrifood tech innovation conference, Sahar took the opportunity to speak with the students about agroforestry and the importance for this new farming style in Israel, and around ...

Every year, JNF WA hosts a Green Sunday Telethon to coincide with Tu B’shvat, the new year for the trees. And every year, JNF WA knows they can count on Carmel High school students to volunteer for this important fundraiser. On Sunday, 11 February, a number of Carmel High School students took the time to make calls to the community to help raise funds to restore the Be’eri Fore ...

The word ‘Hero’ is often overused and misunderstood. Heroes are often ordinary people who do extraordinary things. Here is news for you …… Superman, Ironman, Batman and even Spider-Man are not real!! Sorry to disappoint! Today, the first day of school for 2024, we welcome back three young men. Three ordinary guys who did remarkable extraordinary things. One of the Carmel Scho ...

During JNF Week in March 2016, when Carmel’s Year 6 students were in Kindy, they planted a JNF Tree in the school’s Eco Playground, to provide shade and also as a symbol of JNF WA’s partnership with the families of Merchav Am.Last Friday, the students and their Kindy Tree demonstrated how much they had grown at a special presentation at the Year 6 Valedictory. When the JNF tr ...

In January 2018, Jewish Studies teacher, Debbie Posner was part of JNF Australia’s first ever Educator’s Tour to Israel. Ever since attending the tour, Debbie committed to a Tzedakah project for JNF and enlisted all her students and their parents to partake in “making the desert bloom”. At the end of each year, Nikki Leib, JNF’s Donor Relation’s Manager, is invited to the scho ...

Mazal tov Kai Kai felt a bit nervous before his Bar Mitzvah, but also super excited, as he had been practising for over a year for the occasion. Everyone at the Shule has been very supportive of Kai and his learning – the Rabbi was fun and caring, with great jokes to liven the mood. Kai loved the proud look on his parents’ faces and seeing his friends and described having ever ...

Abby explained that the plan had originally been to share a Bat Mitzvah with Zehava, but this didn’t quite work out. Abby’s mum spent much of Friday setting up for her Bat Mitzvah and made some beautiful pastel pink decorations– she also prepared all the catering herself. Abby enjoyed Shule on Friday night, and then had a delicious three-course Shabbat dinner with her family at ...

Noam’s Bar Mitzvah took place at Chabad Shule on the morning of Saturday 22nd July, following a few months of weekly study. Noam was proud to read his parsha (Devarim) in Hebrew. Noam was pleased to invite friends from school to attend the celebration, he enjoyed a Shabbat dinner with family and close friends at home on the Friday evening. They all attended Shule on Shabbat mo ...

Joshua’s Bar Mitzvah was held at Chabad Shule. He was very excited to be called up to the bima at the Friday night service. This was followed by a huge family Shabbat dinner with cousins and uncles and aunties who flew in from Melbourne especially for this special occasion. For the first part of Saturday evening service Joshua sat at the door greeting people. Later on, he went ...

Romy’s Bat Mitzvah was at Chabad Shule. The simcha began at her house on a Shabbat diner – a friend from school attended and there was much excitement due to the arrival of Tal, her brother, from Israel. He has been travelling around the world and Romy hadn’t seen him for a year and a half, so his arrival was very special. Romy’s dad made Kiddish with grape juice and the family ...