Going on pilgrimage is a sacred duty for many faiths. Jerusalem is a traditional place of pilgrimage for Jewish people.
What is a pilgrimage?
A journey of spiritual importance
A rite of passage
The place which marks the birth of the religion's founder
Name one of the pilgrim festivals for which Jews traditionally visited Jerusalem.
Which event in the life of Abraham took place on Mount Moriah?
He was preparing to sacrifice his son Isaac
He married his wife Sarah
God called him to leave his land and go to a land which He would show him
Why is the Western Wall important for Jews?
It is where Moses died
It is a memorial to the Jews who died in the Holocaust
It is the only part left of the wall which surrounded the Second Temple
What do some Jews place in the Western Wall when they visit?
Prayers written on paper
Bunches of flowers
Food for the birds
Which Jewish rite of passage ceremony may be seen taking place near the Western Wall?
A Brit Milah ceremony
A Bar Mitzvah ceremony
A Bat Chayil ceremony
What is Yad Vashem?
A Holocaust memorial and a museum
A book of prayers
The avenue of the righteous
Which names are recorded in the Hall of Names at Yad Vashem?
The names of the Jews who died in the Holocaust
The names of those who contributed to the building of Yad Vashem
The names of the families descended from those who died
What is the name of the memorial to the non-Jews who helped to save Jews from the Holocaust?
The sculpture of Janusz Korczak
The Hall of Remembrance
The Avenue of the Righteous
Why is it important to remember the Holocaust?
So that flowers can be placed on the graves
So that future genocides can be avoided
To help Jews research their family trees