BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 5932

Don't take my name in vain

Don't take my name in vain
Key Info
  • Don't take my name in vain
  • Duration: 01:20
  • A Jewish teacher discusses this commandment and reflects how Jews differ about how they apply it in their lives. She explains how she has had to make compromises as a teacher, but feels that these choices do not undermine her religious commitment or faith.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education


    Beliefs in Action in the World

  • Keywords: Judaism, Jew, Ten Commandments, blasphemy, God
Ideas for use in class
  • Discuss with pupils what compromises people may make at work. Which are reasonable and which may involve compromising beliefs or principles. You could devise a set of possible scenarios and ask pupils to express their opinions.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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