A Carmel School choir, comprising students from both the High and Primary Schools, performed last week at the 79th Commemoration of Kristallnacht. This service which is run under the auspices of the Council for Jews and Christians of WA, is a solemn evening, which commemorates the 2 day pogrom across the whole of Nazi Germany in 1938. Kristallnacht, which means “the night of br ...

In early November, Jewish author, Tuvia Tenenbom addressed the whole High School. He spoke about how being Jewish is different to any other religion. His books are provocative, as is shown in the title of one of his books “Catch the Jew.” Tuvia Tenenbaum writes about politics and uses satire, which really makes his readers think and question their lives. He was interesting and ...

Students in Years 3-5 as well as Years 7-8 enjoyed an amazing live performance on Monday called " The Herzl Show-dreams can come true." Students were fully engaged from the moment that they stepped into the drama room. The play was interactive and students were called up to participate. The play reinforced learning that has happened in the Israel Program in our school and enabl ...

The tzevet hosted the Year 11s for a BBQ this week. Fun, games and laughter was had by all!!! Kol hakavod! ...

Last Thursday, the Year 11 Hebrew class had an Oral Evening. Each student delivered a speech about a book which they have read. The students described their book, spoke about the author and reviews of the book. Dean Kezurer spoke about 'The Zigzag Kid', which was a riveting story about a young boy who goes on an extraordinary adventure with a master thief. Liron Koren spoke abo ...

Thank you to the Kosher Providore who provided ingredients and helped Carmel students bake challah for the Shabbat Project held last weekend. Carmel appreciates you giving up your time and your generosity! ...

On Tuesday 31 October, four Year 10 students represented Carmel School at the Battle of Beersheba Australian Light Horsemen 100-year Commemoration in Kings Park. The initiative to attend this important ceremony came from the students themselves, who felt a strong connection with this uniquely Australian-Jewish story; a connection forged when they visited the ‘Park of the Austra ...

Last Wednesday and Thursday night the Year 10 class hosted the Living Historian Project, where they, in small groups presented stories of Perth Holocaust survivors whom they had interviewed throughout the term. These stories were told in various formats – DVD’s, PowerPoints, Scrapbooks, journals and posters – each one unique and depicting the lives and experiences of eight surv ...

Mazaltov to Jareth Jawno and the Jawno family for Jareth's passing out ceremony in the Israel Army. Carmel School is very proud of you Jareth! ...

Students from Year 4 and 5, had the privilege and opportunity to learn Israeli dances with Oren Ashkenazi, a well-known Israeli dance choreographer. He visited our school last Monday and the children thoroughly enjoyed his engaging manner and the fun dances he taught. ...