Jewish Museum - London

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Festival Focus: Passover, why is this night different?

Discover the story of the exodus from Egypt through storytelling and dressing up.

Explore the symbolism of the Seder plate and the various customs relating to this central festival. Learn why Jewish people eat Matzah (unleavened bread) during the week of Passover and why Seder night is different.

Experience the tastes of Passover. Students will be encouraged to taste the foods eaten during Passover and on Seder night to help sensory learning of the story and its importance in Judaism.

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

Works well with: Totally Torah