Judaism For Schools offers a number of workshops relating to Judaism. Please click on the workshop titles below to reveal further details.
- What is in the Torah?
- How is a Torah made?
- Why is it still at the centre of Jewish life?
- Are ancient texts still relevant in a modern world?
In this in-school workshop students have the chance to examine scrolls and texts, handle Jewish artefacts and scribe in Hebrew.
- How is the beginning and end of the Sabbath marked? In this in-school workshop students discover the ancient rules attached to keeping the Sabbath and how they have been adapted to the modern world. Shabbat is explored within a family setting, traditional symbolic foods are tasted and the Havdalah ceremony is explored.
- What does the concept of rest mean to you?
- Why do Jewish families still gather each week to celebrate the Sabbath ?
- What does a bar/bat mitzvah involve?
- How do our rights and responsibilities change as we grow up?
- What is the Jewish approach to birth, youth, marriage and death?
- How do Jewish beliefs, values and moral codes apply to modern life?
- Find out more about the Jewish rite of passage, and how the teachings of the Torah inform Jewish youth on how to conduct their lives.
- Learn more about approaches to charity, prayer and rituals through handling Jewish text and Jewish artefacts.
- Reflect on our changing identities as we develop.
- Identity, Practice and Belief: students gain an overview of key concepts of Judaism through objects and discussion.
- What do Jewish people believe?
- How do ancient religions adapt to a modern world?
- Are ancient texts still relevant?
- The similarities of all 3 monotheistic religions are explored.
- Questions and misconceptions are answered in a no-holds barred discussion.
If you would like to find out more about this in-school workshop, how we deliver it and how we can tailor it to meet your exact requirements, please call us on 07714 480510, or use the contact form here.