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UJEB Camp

Our April adventure camp brings together UJEB’s extended community for a long weekend of informal Jewish learning and outdoor activities. Run by our fully trained staff of young and vibrant leaders, participants learn about leadership, community and Jewish values. They also build friendships with their peers from other schools around Melbourne. UJEB camp is open to students from years 3 to 12 (ages 8 to 18).

Location Day Age Fees
Location Day Age Fees
April 2-5, 2020
(In the April school holidays)
Grade 3 – Year 12 (ages 8 – 18) $350

J-Lunch

Learning about Judaism doesn’t always need to be behind a desk. UJEB’s J-Lunch program provides weekly social, educational and cultural sessions and events for secondary school students. The programs are led by charismatic youth leaders, who run activities and discussions around contemporary topics like Israel, festivals, Jewish food, music and current affairs.

For updates follow or direct message us on Instagram at ujebhigh or email our J-Lunch Coordinator at jlunch@ujeb.org.au!

Location Day Time Fees
Location Day Time Fees
Mondays Lunchtime No cost (free)
Thursdays Lunchtime No cost (free)
Fridays (both campuses) Lunchtime No cost (free)
Wednesdays Lunchtime No cost (free)

Hebrew at Glen Eira College (GEC)

UJEB is supporting Glen Eira College (GEC) to reintroduce Hebrew language studies as part of the curriculum for year 7 students from 2020 onwards. The program will expand to include other year levels as this cohort progresses. This language program also connects with other Jewish cultural activities at the school, including festival celebrations and J-Lunch.

Please direct enquiries about this program to Glen Eira Secondary College.

Location Day Age Fees
Location Day Age Fees
2020 start Year 7 (will expand as this cohort progresses) TBA

Israel Program

Our Israel program brings together year 10 students from all over Australia for an immersive 5-week experience. The students get to delve into the real Israel, learning about and experiencing the land, its people, culture and history, as they travel the country from top to bottom. Along the way, they have many unique experiences, create lifelong friendships and develop a strong connection to our homeland. This program is run in partnership with the NSW Board of Jewish Education (BJE) and is specifically designed for year 10 students at non-Jewish schools.

Location Time Age Fees
Location Time Age Fees
5 weeks, 2020 dates TBA Year 10 (ages 15-16) 2020 cost TBA,
Subsidies available through UJEB and Israel For Youth Foundation

B’nai B’rith Youth Organisation (BBYO)

A group of highly motivated Melbourne Jewish teens are this year working to revive the vibrant BBYO youth movement in Australia, with a new Melbourne chapter. They are running regular events in 2019, which are open to secondary school students, and are supported by UJEB and B’nai B’rith Victoria.

Members of the core group had exciting opportunities to connect with the BBYO international movement this year. In February, a UJEB delegation of students attended the BBYO International Convention (IC) in Denver, Colorado, where they joined more than 4,000 Jewish teens, educators and philanthropists from over 40 countries. In June-July another group travelled to Pennsylvania for BBYO’s International Leadership Training Conference (ILTC), where they honed their leadership skills with 250 teens from all over the world.

For updates and to get involved, like and follow us on Facebook @BBYOAussies, follow us on Instagram at bbyomelbourne or email our BBYO Advisor at bbyo@ujeb.org.au!

Location Day Year level Fees
Location Day Year level Fees
Various Years 8-12 Small cost for each event

Inclusion – Project Kulanu

UJEB’s Project Kulanu provides a range of Jewish educational resources and services to families with children living on the Autism Spectrum and/or with disabilities. This includes weekly Jewish Life sessions in Specialist Schools, tailored B’nai Mitzvah programs for students with special needs, and professional development programs and presentations on inclusion for Jewish organisations, day schools, conferences and events. The Kulanu initiative is also building networks with other disability support organisations in our community, to improve cooperation and access for families to a wider range of services.

Location Day Time Fees
Location Day Time Fees
Tuesdays 10 - 10.30 am TBA
Fridays (fortnightly) 1.30 - 2 pm TBA
Wednesdays 12.45 - 1.15 pm TBA
TBA TBA TBA

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