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Description

Cartoon story of a boy crossing the desert to Cairo with a group of men. The group had made a promise to the boy's mother to stop and celebrate Shabbat, but only the boy stopped. While he was alone, a lion came to protect the boy and then take him safely to Cairo.
Pathways of Belief
This clip is from:
Pathways of Belief, Places of Worship - Judaism
First broadcast:
22 April 1997

Classroom Ideas

The characters feel lots of different emotions during the story. Provide the children with a list of emotions (happy, scared, caring, worried, angry, lonely, tired, protected, pleased). The children could identify which characters felt these emotions and when. Questions could be asked about what the story teaches Jewish people, why the travellers didn't want to stop, why Joseph was travelling and why the lion didn't attack Joseph.

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