As part of Shorashim 2018, our students visited the Negev community of Merhav Am. Friends of JNF WA and Merhav Am residents work in a robust partnership to advance this desert community and the Negev as a whole. The visit to Merhav Am is always one of the highpoints of Shorashim. Friends of JNF Western Australia, have partnered with this flourishing Negev community, which made ...

Shorashim 2018 comes to an end as staff and students return from Israel. It is hard to put into words what an inspiring experience it has been! From Kotel dancing, to Shabbat at Merchav Am, and climbing Masada; from adventuring in the desert a top camels, exploring ancient and modern Jerusalem, discovering Tel Aviv, Yerucham, Tzfat and the outstanding ANZAC museum at Beersheva, ...

Prior to going on Shorashim, I had never been in Israel as a tourist. My family and I lived there for a year when Davi was born and my parents sent me to study at a boarding school there when I was in Year 9, but never before had I walked the landmarks of our history, taking in all the wonders that are Israel. The time, my trip was filled with highlights and treasured memories. ...

Carmel School is incredibly proud of graduate Talya Faigenbaum and current Year 12 student, Gila Cherny who both recently won in their categories at the JNF B’nai B’rith Jewish Changemaker Awards in Sydney last Thursday. We are also proud of nominee and graduate Shayna Slotar who has been selected to represent Australia at the Diplomatic Seminar for Young Jewish Leaders Summit ...

Shorashim 2018 is in full swing, with the students and staff already covering a lot of ground. Some of the highlights of this week include Kotel dancing, lunch with the zio sem mads,  a fabulous walking tour and Seudah, adventuring above ground through the Shuk and below ground in the tunnels, and of course indulging in all the wonderful food on offer. The highlight, however, o ...

Tuesday morning ( 19th June) saw our Year 10 students set off excitedly from Perth Airport, bound for Israel for Shorashim 2018! Three weeks of history, culture, connection and family awaits them as they take part in this trip of a lifetime with Mrs Lazar, Mr Lawrence, Mr Quelch and Morah Leanne Majzner. The experience, a hallmark of the Carmel experience, aims to strengthen ou ...

Two important information nights were held in the past couple of weeks for our departing Shorashim students and for those attending the upcoming Bar Mitzvah retreat. At these meetings, students and parents were advised on the itinerary of the trip, staffing issues, packing lists, travel arrangements, as well as behaviour guidelines and expectations. We wish the Bar and Bat Mit ...

On Friday the 29th June, JNF will be collecting money from primary school students, if you can please send in tins from home on that day. JNF will be outside the canteen before recess to collect the money and students will be called with their class to bring their tin. Each student who brings in a tin will receive a small gift from JNF in appreciation of the donation and if st ...

Emma loves to sing and dance and has been tapping her feet and stretching her vocal chords since the age of 2! She aspires to be a fashion designer or make-up artist when she grows up, two avenues that will utilise and honour her artistic and creative talents. However, what is most special about Emma is that she always chooses kindness. She looks to see what she can do to make ...

A Shavuot assembly was held in the primary school last week. Students brought bikkurim and were entertained by the Year 4/5 dance troupe. It was so lovely to see our confident and bright Year 2 students provide gifts for the Maurice Zeffert Residents and the Village. Years 3-6 kindly donated tinned food to Menorah charity. Thank you to all the families who have generously given ...