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Jewish Power Point

  1. 1. By Alexandra and Mary Kate
  2. 2. <ul><li>Before we start we’d just like to remind you to fill out you feedback sheet with complete sentences not yes/no </li></ul><ul><li>(Mr. R’s orders) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objects and Symbols <ul><li>Kippah </li></ul><ul><li>Separation between God and humans </li></ul><ul><li>Jews (some) wear it for eating, praying, or they wear it all day </li></ul><ul><li>Shofar </li></ul><ul><li>Rams horn </li></ul><ul><li>Blown before Rosh Hashanah (New Year) and at the end Yom Kippur </li></ul><ul><li>The purpose is to “Wake Jews Up” and have them confess for their sins </li></ul><ul><li>Star of David </li></ul><ul><li>Named after King David who had the star on his shield </li></ul><ul><li>On the flag of Israel </li></ul><ul><li>Top point represents God bottom point represents Earth </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rite of Passage <ul><li>Important steps in life marked by rituals </li></ul><ul><li>Ex: a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, birth of a baby, marriage, and death are all Rite’s of Passage </li></ul>
  5. 5. Rituals <ul><li>Shabbat (day of rest) </li></ul><ul><li>Bar/Bat Mitzvah (You become an adult in the Jewish Community) </li></ul><ul><li>Going to temple (usually Fri. and Sat.) </li></ul>
  6. 6. INTERMISSION <ul><li>(This would also be a good time to start filling out your feedback form) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Holy Writings <ul><li>Torah </li></ul><ul><li>A sacred scroll including ONLY the Old Testament, A.K.A. the Hebrew Bible </li></ul><ul><li>There a 5 books Genesis, Excedus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy </li></ul><ul><li>Is handwritten in Hebrew </li></ul><ul><li>You can not throw it away you have to bury it </li></ul>
  8. 8. Holy Places <ul><li>Western Wall </li></ul><ul><li>The last remains of an important temple in Israel </li></ul><ul><li>Temple/Synagogue </li></ul><ul><li>Place where Jews go to pray </li></ul>
  9. 9. Unifying Stories <ul><li>Stories that bring all Jews together </li></ul><ul><li>The story of Abraham and the Burning Bush are examples of unifying stories </li></ul>
  10. 10. Holidays/Celebrations <ul><li>Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) </li></ul><ul><li>Bar/Bat Mitzvah (Becoming a adult in the Jewish society) </li></ul><ul><li>Hanukkah (a miracle) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Jewish History <ul><li>The Holocaust was a time in Jewish history when Hitler the leader of Germany did not like Jews and killed them it was a very sad and big part of Jewish history </li></ul><ul><li>Anne Frank was a Jewish person living during the Holocaust </li></ul>
  12. 12. THANK YOU FOR WATCHING!!!!

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