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 A Is for Jewish, 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, ground level, Eric F. Ross Gallery


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, ground level, Eric F. Ross Gallery


Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

Where, when, what?

  • When

    1 Jan 2019 to 19 Apr 2020, by appointment – Due to the high demand we recommend an early booking about six weeks in advance (bookable until 19 Apr)

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Where
    Libeskind Building, ground level, Eric F. Ross Gallery

    
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

  • Number of participants

    max. 15

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Workshops for School Groups

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Workshop for school students from 9th grade upwards in the exhibition This Place, (bookable until 19 April 2020)

Shabbat

Workshop for students about the weekly holiday (bookable until 19 Apr)

To Stay or Go? Biographical Learning and Creative Storytelling

Student Workshop on the Experiences of German Jews during the Nazi eras and the Topic of Exile (bookable until 19 Apr 2020)

Archive meets Jewish Places

The workshop for school students from 9th grade combines document work with the teaching of media skills using an interactive map.

At the Archive with Eyewitnesses of History: Documents and Encounters

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Programs for Elementary Schools

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Shabbat

Workshop for students about the weekly holiday (bookable until 19 Apr)

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