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Jewish Studies in NSW

There is an array of exciting and challenging Jewish Studies courses offered at educational institutions across Sydney. 


The Shalom Institute
The Shalom Institute's activities centre on an exploration and celebration of our Jewish heritage by developing a learning community. A range of exciting educational programs is provided for adult members of our community, including the Mosaic courses and a range of learning events through each year.

Melton (The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Education)
Melton is based out of the Department for Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at The University of Sydney and runs its programming in coordination with the Centre for Continuing Education of The University of Sydney. Anyone, regardless of enrolment in the University, is eligible to take Melton courses.

Mandelbaum House
Mandelbaum House offers educational events and courses in subjects related to Judaism.

The University of Sydney
The University of Sydney offers a wide range in subjects at undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses include Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture, Classical Hebrew & Jewish Texts, Biblical Studies, Yiddish and Modern Middle East (including Israel) Studies.

The University of New South Wales
The University of New South Wales offers a program in Jewish Studies concentrating on the modern period. Courses include Jews in Modern Society, the Holocaust and Arab-Israeli Conflict.

The Sydney Jewish Museum
The Sydney Jewish Museum is a museum of Australian Jewish History and the Holocaust. It offers a wide range of educational materials and programs from resource packs and lesson plans to student visits and teacher professional development (accredited by the NSW Institute of Teachers).


BJE - NSW Board of Jewish Education
BJE provides Jewish education to Jewish students in state and non-Jewish private schools in NSW. It also offers school and teacher groups study programs including visits to synagogues, the Sydney Jewish Museum and other sites of Jewish interest. Its website is the most comprehensive Judaism resource in the southern hemisphere.

The NSW Board of Progressive Jewish Education

The Board of Progressive Jewish Education oversees Jewish education for all ages from five to 18 who affiliate with Progressive Judaism.


Contact the Education Manager of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies on 93601600 or email for information or to arrange relevant Professional Development courses at Jewish institutions including the NSW Jewish Board of Education, The Shalom Institute, The Sydney Jewish Museum and others.

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