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Shabbat Shalom

Discover why Jewish people observe Shabbat, the Sabbath day, and how it is celebrated both religiously and culturally.

Explore Shabbat rituals and traditions and the symbolism of the artefacts adorning the Shabbat table.

Experience how a family prepares for Shabbat and learn about Havdalah, the ceremony marking the end of the Sabbath day. Taste challah, traditional plaited bread, kosher grape juice and make a candle or candlestick holder to take back to school. 

Key stage 1 & 2 
Curriculum Links: Religious Education, Literacy, Science

Works well with:
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