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Torah: A Way of Life

Discover the central role of the Torah has in the day-to-day lives of Jewish people. How might this be interpreted by different streams of Jewish thought? 

Explore and handle artefacts relating to the Torah – including Yads (pointers), Eitz Chayim (torah rollers), Tanach (collection of Jewish texts) and see Torah Scrolls from around the world and a magnificent 17th Century Synagogue Ark.

Reflect on the ancient craft of the Sofer (scribe) and have the opportunity to try their hand at writing in Hebrew with a quill and ink in accordance with Jewish tradition.

Key Stage 3 & 4
Curriculum Links: Religious Education, Philosophy

Works well with:
Taste of Judaism
Faith and the Holocaust (Year 9 and up)