Stage 2 students investigate world religions: Judaism

Stage 2 students are studying world religions and festivals in their HSIE work this term. A useful website should be Religion for kids. Other Youtube video clips and Creative Commons images (below) will be our starting points to start explore essential field knowledge.

Judaism: sacred symbols and rituals

The story of Judaism

Tomb of   Prophet Job, Salalah, Oman
Tomb of Prophet Job, Salalah, Oman, by -Reji on Flickr Creative Commons

Staunton Synagogue
Staunton Synagogue, by Mike Freedman, Flickr Creative Commons (Temple House of Israel, a Reform Synagogue in Staunton, VA, USA)

IMG_2934, Great Synagogue, Sydney, by Matthew Shugart on Flickr Creative Commons.

Learning about Buddhism and Judaism

The following Youtube clips should provide some field knowledge for the Stage 2 students’ research into Buddhism:

BUDDHISM the history and belief explained (using first five mins only)

What is Buddhism?

Mahabodhi Temple at dusk 6
“Mahabodhi Temple at dusk 6” by Triratna Photos on Flickr Creative Commons

Facts about Judaism