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Hanukkah Jewish Festival

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Hanukkah 2017 will begin in the evening of Tuesday 12 December and ends in the evening of Wednesday 20 December. Just as most children are preparing for Christmas they may enjoy learning about another festival celebrated at a similar time of year.

Hanukkah or Chanukah is the Jewish festival of light. It starts early to mid December and lasts for eight days; it is similar to Christmas and New Year in the Christian ...

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The Autumn Festival of Succot

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The Festival of Succot

The Jewish festival of Succot is in the autumn and is similar in many ways to the Christian Harvest Festival.

The Autumn Festival of SuccotSukkot, Succot or Sukkos is the Feast of Booths (Feast of Tabernacles). It is a biblical Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Tishrei (varies from ...

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The Autumn Festival of Rosh Hashanah

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RHThe Autumn Festival of Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish equivalent of what is known as New Year’s Day.

It is always in September or October, the date being variable because it is set according to lunar months. Jews very often send each other greetings cards during Rosh Hashanah to celebrate.

 

Rosh Hashanah is a time when Jewish people ask God to forgive ...

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Judaism

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JudaismJudaism: A whole set of Jewish web links to provide easy access to games and many other resources for teachers in their RE planning and for children, either at home or in the classroom. If you have some great links that you would like to see on this page, please send them to us so that we may include them!

The Jewish ...

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Judaism Web Links

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A photograph of the Western WallIn our multi-cultural society, teaching about world religions, festivals and celebrationshis helps children to develop a knowledge,  understanding and tolerance of the world around them.

To assist in your lesson planning we have provided a list of useful website links related to Judaism:

Judaism for Children

Jewish Artefacts – photographs and explanations ...

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