Discovering Chanukah for Primary Students 2021

25 November 2021 | 5 min read | venue: Online | cost: Free | website: https://sydneyjewishmuseum.com.au/ | address: See event description for details on how to connect.

published: 22 Nov 2021

Ever wondered about the Jewish festival of Chanukah? What do the candles represent and what is a dreidel?

Candles, dreidels and even fried foods are all important parts of the Jewish festival of lights, Chanukah! This year Chanukah, which is celebrated over 8 nights, will begin in late November.

The Sydney Jewish Museum invites your primary students to a complimentary live and interactive Chanukah workshop, facilitated by a Museum Educator. This 45-minute online program will introduce students to the traditions and symbolism associated with this important festival.

DURING THE WORKSHOP, STUDENTS WILL:

  1. Discover what Chanukah is and why it is celebrated

  2. Learn what foods are traditionally eaten and why

  3. See and uncover the meaning of lighting candles

  4. Engage in a craft activity to make a dreidel

YOU WILL NEED:

  1. Worksheet (emailed to you upon registration)

  2. A piece of paper and a pair of scissors

CURRICULUM LINKS:

History - Stage 1 & 2: Community and Remembrance

Outcomes: HT2-1 identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the world.

Discovering Chanukah for Primary Students 2021

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when: 25 November 2021
start time/end time: Thursday 25 November from 2pm to 3pm
venue: Online
city/suburb: sydney-nsw-australia
address: See event description for details on how to connect.

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