What are the deeper meanings of festivals?
LO: Identify the differences between religious festivals and other types of celebrations
Can you suggest why religious people have festivals?
• suggest some features that are common to more than one festival that you know about
Look at the interview with Isabel.
• Why are Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur important to Isabel?
• How do you think the things Isabel and her family do at these festivals will help them to live good lives?
Research the four foods mentioned by Isabel, draw them and on the back write:
On the back of each food shape ask pupils to explain the significance of the food in this festival.
• When is it eaten?
• Why is it eaten?
• What does it remind Jews of?
• I think Rosh Hashanah is about.....
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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