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Religion and Ritual

Guided Tour

The Torah is the Holy Scripture of Judaism. Children all over the world learn the Hebrew script at an early age in order to be able to read the Torah. Visitors discover more about the meaning of the Holy Scripture for Jews today and their interpretation. A sound map of the world brings Jewish languages to life that developed in the Diaspora.

By appointment (starting September)

Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin

Where

Jewish Museum Berlin
Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin

In the installation Why Follow the Law, Jews talk about their personal approach to religious commandments. Objects and everyday items tell of Jewish life practices such as the Jewish dietary laws (Kashrut) or the commandment of charity (Zedaka). A flamenco dress, a sewing cushion, and a crown provide insights into the diversity within Judaism.

Torah scroll

Torah scroll, Hohensalza (Inowrocław) 1903; Jewish Museum Berlin, donation by the Leavor family in memory of Dr. Hans and Luise Librowicz, photo: Roman März

Where, when, what?

  • When Tour by appointment (starting September)
  • Duration 90 minutes
  • Where Jewish Museum Berlin

    Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin

    See location on map
  • RegistrationT +49 (0)30 259 93 305 (Mon–Fri, 10 am–4 pm)
    visit@jmberlin.de

    Cost 70 €, reduced rate 35 €

    Number of participants up to 15

    Please noteThis tour is suitable for adults as well as for school classes of grades 5-13.

    Languages We offer this tour in German, English, French, Italian, Hebrew, and Easy Language.

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