Different religions have different ways of expressing their identity. This could be done through clothing, symbols or ceremonies. Explore different ways that Jews can express their identity.
Where is the mezuzah placed?
In the synagogue
On the right hand side of door frames
On the front of the Torah
What does the Magen David symbol represent?
King David’s shield
The star of David
The escape from Egyptian slavery
What happens during a Brit Milah ceremony?
A baby boy is circumcised at eight days old
A young Jewish person takes on full responsibilities of the religion
The Jewish girl is named in the synagogue
What is a Bar Mitzvah or a Bat Mitzvah
The name of a Jewish funeral
The Jewish birth ceremony
A Jewish coming of age ceremony
What is the tallith?
A prayer shawl
Two boxes worn by Jews containing the Shema
What is a kippah?
Where do Jews put the tefillin?
One box on their arm and the other on their head
In the Torah
On the frame of doors
What is kept inside the mezuzah?
A scribe containing the Shema prayer
How old will a Jewish boy be when he has his Bar Mitzvah?
12 years old
Eight days old
13 years old
Why do Jews wear the kippah?
As a sign of respect to God
To remember the commandments they have to follow
To remember the words of the Shema with their head and their hearts