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Discovering Chanukah for Primary Students

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Discovering Chanukah for Primary Students

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Discovering Chanukah for Primary Students

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Thursday 25 November
2pm

FREE

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.

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