Yom Ha'atzmaut @ Senior School

Students at the Magid Institute went on a “tour” of Israel, rotating between 4 incredible sites and learning about their significance to the State of Israel.

At the market in Jerusalem (Prahran Market) – we learned about the history of the Jerusalem market dating back to the time of the second Temple. Different customs we have today that originated from that time, such as reading Torah on Mondays and Thursdays and using the coin we call Shekel were also discussed.

Sea to ...

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Gan Tamar visits Gould League

We have been counting the sleeps until the day of our excursion and today the day “we are going on the bus” finally arrived.

Eighteen excited children went on the school bus. “Are we there yet?” was one of the most asked questions as well as “It’s a long way away!”

We arrived at Gould League and were then greeted by a lady called Amy who showed us around and spoke to us about recycling. We had a chance to recycle real ...

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Yom Ha'atzmaut – Middle School

Magid Campus students started their Yom Haatzmaut celebrations in the multipurpose hall at RMC with informative audio visual presentations, song and prose about Israel, before and after Independence, led by Marshall and Nahumi.presentation

They then spent their time engaged in specific study areas, relating to Israel.

Years 3 to 5 students had the opportunity to participate in the following:

Greening the Desert

The students learned about Israel’s main water carrier and the idea of transferring water from one place to another. Students ...

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Yom Ha'atzmaut at Kinder and Junior School

On Yom HaAtzmaut, students “travelled” around Israel and experienced different activities.

The day began with a wonderful tekkes and flag parade, presented by our Year 2 students.

After the ceremony, students went to Independence Hall, where they talked about how Israel was made and they made flags with Jewish and Israeli symbols.

Students played games at the “beach”, where some wonderful parent artists decorated them with blue and white face paint to get in the spirit of the day.  They dug for ancient ...

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Anne Frank Exhibition

On Friday the 12 April, Year 8 students were fortunate to attend Anne Frank – ‘A History For Today’, a traveling exhibition held at the Jewish Holocaust Center.

Students watched a short film which detailed the events of Anne Frank’s life, which led to her period of time in hiding in ‘The Annex’.

They were then guided around the exhibit and heard the testimony of a Holocaust survivor who had also been in hiding in Amsterdam. The students found this to be ...

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Beating the Bullies

An article appeared in the Jewish News last week, featuring our past students, Rachel Tigel and Rebecca Birch (Class of 2010).

They have created a blog called “How I Beat My Bully” which details their own personal experiences as victims of bullying at school.

They spoke highly of the very supportive environment they experienced when they came to The King David School in their senior years.

Please clickhereto download a copy of the ...

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King's Carnival

We believe we put on the best Fete in town and last Sunday was no exception. Even the morning rain couldn’t dampen people’s enthusiasm and the sound of children having the time of their lives filled Southwick campus.

All the funds raised from this event goes back into the School. Many thanks to the countless volunteers who made sure the 2013 King’s Carnival was a memorable day out for all.

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Chess Tournament for Years 3 and 4

On Monday 18th March, Joel Irons, Mitch Cowen, Joe Czerniecki, Amiel Selzer, Coby Goldfeld, Aidan King and Jordy Rothfield attended the Kids Chess Australia Chess Tournament in Bentleigh.

These students had been practising at Chess Club, which is part of our Co-Curricular program run during lunchtimes.

All students were able to compete in the 7 rounds throughout the day. Each player was timed for each move they made, with a maximum of 15 minutes allocated per round. Many of the students were ...

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Senior Kinder Pesach Seder

On Wednesday, the Junior and Senior Kinders celebrated their Pesach Sedarim.

With Rabbi Gersh and Marshall leading and incredible support from teachers and parents, both Sedarim were filled with stories, songs, blessings, and of course, matzah and grape juice!

We thank those of you who helped on the day, and wish you and your families a Chag Sameach.

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