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. ...

On Monday 30 October, Merav Taub will be cutting her hair to donate to the Zichron Menachem Organisation in Israel as part of her Batmitzva chesed campaign. Zichron Menachem was founded in 1990 by Chaim and Miri Ehrental after their oldest child, Menachem, died of leukaemia at the age of 15. Zichron Menachem has developed into Israel’s leading provider of support services to ch ...

The Year 7 and Year 8 students had a wonderful time celebrating during Chol Hamoed Sukkot with a sukkah party. Exciting games with the Tzevet, dancing and yummy food, insured a great time was had by all. The Year 11s braved the cold weather to celebrate Chol Hamoed Sukkot with a sukkah party at Morah Shohan’s house. Laughter ensued during a lively game of Guess the mystery gue ...

All the Primary School children had the opportunity to enjoy a snack in the sukkah at school this week. Each student got to shake the lulav and etrog and say the bracha. They had fun playing games and doing art activities with our new tzevet in the sukka ...

On Friday 15 September, Reserve General Gal Hirsch visited the Year 10 class at Carmel. At first, to be honest, many of us were underwhelmed. He did not look like a typical general with a sharp buzz cut, huge muscles and dog tags hanging from his neck. Then again, Israel isn’t a typical country. General Hirsch spoke of the challenges in his career. As Commander of all the troop ...

Congratulations to Mia Parry in Year 10 who won the national Mikolot Speech Competition in Sydney recently. Mia spoke on the difficult topic - It is not our character that determines our actions, it’s out actions that determine our character. We are so proud of her achievements, representing Carmel School on the national stage. Carmel has competed in this competition for the p ...

Year 6 students spent a fun and educational day with the Israeli Madrichim who were in Perth to run the Zionist seminars. They learned all about different aspects of Israel through games, songs and dances as well as made humus to eat with pita.  ...