The Jewish faith: teaching ideas and resources

By Rachel Hayward | 10 November 2010
Photo showing three primary school girls in uniform looking at Jewish objects in The Jewish Museum in London
© The Jewish Museum
We’ve got a round-up for you of online resources for teaching the Jewish faith, including Hanukkah and other festivals.

For some wonderful images of objects in Jewish worship that perfect for the interactive whiteboard, try the V&A’s online collection.

Use the menu on the left-hand side of the V&A website page to click on the links to Sacred Silver Audios and Judaica at the V&A.

The British Library
You can virtually turn the pages of sacred Jewish texts in the British Library’s amazing sacred texts on screen interactive.

The Jewish Museum, London
Online and more
The Jewish Museum is currently updating its search the collections facility where you’ll be able to access images of over 11,500 objects. We’ll keep you posted on developments but there’s lots more from the Jewish Museum in the meantime.

Education packs available from the Jewish Museum, London include, A Taste of Judaism. It explores the historical and spiritual significance of food in the Jewish tradition with photos, info and ideas and activities for the classroom. Find out about more Education packs in the Resources for educators’ section on the website.

Schools’ programme
The Schools’ section on the website can direct you to further details on the Museum’s education programmes, from key stage 1 upwards.

In-service training sessions offered by the Jewish Museum, London are based on Discovering Judaism and History and Holocaust education.

Manchester Jewish Museum
Downloadable resources from the Manchester Jewish Museum, include a simple guide to the format of Passover and music and images for Yom Kipur.

Schools’ programme
Manchester Jewish Museum's Education and schools programme details are also available online.

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