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Description

A group of Jewish teenagers explain the importance of the Torah for Jews. They discuss the origin and history of the Torah, what it consists of, how it is copied and how it is used.
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First broadcast:
25 March 2011

Classroom Ideas

Show pupils the clip and then ask them to think of 10 questions, all of which are answered in the clip. For example: "How many years does one Torah Scroll take to complete?" Answer: 5. Pupils could then research one area that particularly interests them. Extension questions could be: "What if the Dead Sea Scrolls had never been discovered? What difference would that make to the Jewish faith?"

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