Shabbat. A Feast Day Every Week

Workshop for Students and After-School Clubs About the Jewish Day of Rest

Friday evening marks the beginning not only of the weekend but also of Shabbat. Many Jews celebrate the start of this weekly day of rest with a shared family meal. The table is beautifully set with two candles, wine, and two loaves of braided challah bread. On a tour of the exhibition, students learn what happens to the bread, why a spice box is sniffed on Saturday evening, and what other traditions shape Jewish life and daily routines.

By appointment
Gebäudeplan mit Markierung des Libeskindbaus
Where

Libeskind Building, permanent exhibition

Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

After the tour we bake challah bread in the Academy’s kitchen using a traditional recipe.

A girl sprinkles sesame onto the bread

Jewish Museum Berlin, Photo: Jule Roehr

Gebäudeplan mit Markierung des Libeskindbaus
Where

Libeskind Building, permanent exhibition

Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

More Information

  • When

    By appointment

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Where
    Libeskind Building, permanent exhibition

    Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

  • Entry fee

    40 euros (including admission; one chaperon free of charge)

  • Information and Reservation

    Education Department
    phone: +49 (0)30 259 93 305
    fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 412
    gruppen@jmberlin.de

  • Age

    5 to 18

  • Educational method

    Workshop

  • Teilnehmer*innenzahl

    max. 15

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