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Room view with round seat bunk and person under a hanging sound tube

Judaism Aloud

An Au­dible and Palpa­ble Tour for Blind and Visu­ally Im­paired

What does Juda­ism sound like? The ex­peri­ence begins with Jew­ish pop mu­sic and the sounds of sing­ing at a syna­gogue. The group will then dis­cuss what makes music Jew­ish. The tour of the core exhi­bition con­siders reli­gion and ritu­als through a varie­ty of sen­sory sti­mu­li.

Visi­tors will touch or smell ob­jects and listen in at au­dio sta­tions, which give a tan­gi­ble ex­pe­rience of the poly­pho­ny of Jew­ish cul­ture and reli­gion: How are He­brew letters shaped? What is the struc­ture of a syna­gogue? What does Shabbat smell like? The parti­ci­pants will be intro­duced to a varie­ty of tradi­tions and reli­gious inter­pre­ta­tions within Judai­sm and fami­liarize them­selves with the die­tary laws.

Wed 31 Aug and Wed 26 Oct 2022, 4:30 pm

Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The Old Building is marked in green

Where

Old Building, ground level, “Meeting Point” in the foyer
Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

The hand-on, indi­vi­dualized exhi­bi­tion expe­rience allows for con­versa­tions among mem­bers of the group.

Architectural model of the New Synagogue Hanover scanned by a hand

An Audible and Palpable Tour for Blind and Visually Impaired, Model of the New Synagogue Hanover; Jewish Museum Berlin, photo: Ha Van Dinh

Where, when, what?

  • When Wed 31 Aug and Wed 26 Oct 2022, 4:30 pm
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Where Old Building, ground level, “Meeting Point” in the foyer

    Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

    See location on map
  • Entry fee

    Guided tour 6 €, reduced rate 3 €
    Reserve Online Ticket

  • Number of participantsThis tour is for a total of six blind and/or visually impaired visitors along with one sighted companion each. Please only reserve the tickets for the blind or visually impaired visitor. Companions will receive their free ticket at the ticket desk.

    LanguageThe event will be conducted in German.

    Corona rulesAll guests to live events are required to follow the current hygiene regulations of the Jewish Museum Berlin.

    Please noteTours in German, English, or Italian are available for group reservations.

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