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Tours, workshops, project days, etc.

  • Age/grades: - grade 4
  • Type of school: preschool - grade 4
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Educational method: tour

Halakhah and Braided Bread– What goes into the Shabbat-Basket?

On this stroll through the exhibition, we look at Jewish traditions and how they have changed in the course of the centuries.

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  • Age/grades: 6 to 12
  • Type of school:
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours
  • Educational method: tour with arts and crafts

The Crazy Crooked House: Daniel Libeskind for Children

Tour on the architecture of Libeskind. Afterwards handicraft materials are available for the children to make their very own fantasy house.

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  • Age/grades: Grades 5 to 13
  • Type of school: all types of schools
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Educational method: tour

The Jewish World in the Middle Ages

This tour depicts the life of Jews in a town in the Middle Ages with general living conditions as background information.

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  • Age/grades: Grade 5 to 13
  • Type of school: all types of schools
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Educational method: tour

Jewish Life and Traditions

Jewish Life and Traditions will be explained and illustrated by themes such as the dietary laws, Shabbat, and the life cycle of religious Jews.

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  • Age/grades: Grades 7 to 13
  • Type of school: all types of schools
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Educational method: tour

Women in Judaism

Tour for pupils on the Jewish businesswoman Glikl bas Juda Leib in the 17th century: her business transactions, her journeys, her role as a mother, and her religion as an integral part of her daily life.

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  • Age/grades: Grades 5 to 13
  • Type of school: all types of schools
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Educational method: tour

What do Judaism and Islam have in Common?

In the course of this tour for pupils, a rich picture of Jewish traditions unfolds, providing the basis from which parallels and differences to Islam and Christianity are then considered.

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  • Age/grades: Grades 5 to 9
  • Type of school: all types
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Educational method: projekt work

Yoffi means "great"! Introductory Hebrew Course

On our project day, students will learn just how easy it is to decipher the Hebrew alphabet and write from right to left.

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  • Age/grades: Grades 6 to 9
  • Type of school: all types of schools
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours
  • Educational method: tour

Next Year in Jerusalem

Following the tour, the knowledge gained will be broadened interactively: The school pupils will plan a kosher menu and learn about Pesach and the significant Jewish holiday, the Sabbath.

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  • Age/grades: grade 6-9
  • Type of school: high school
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Educational method: tour

Survival through Music

This tour through the exhibition section "German Jews' reaction to National Socialism" is combined with a visit to the Rafael Roth Learning Center.

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  • Age/grades: grades 7 to 13
  • Type of school: all types of schools
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Educational method: tour

Town, Country, Court

Tales of peddlers and traders, of army agents and court Jews take us to the west and south of the country. Tour for pupils through the exhibition »Town, Country, Court«.

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  • Age/grades: Grades 9 to 13
  • Type of school: high school
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Educational method: tour

Start of the Modern Age - Jews in the Kaiserreich and the Weimar Republic

At the end of the 19th century, the pace of life quickened in Germany and particularly in the young capital Berlin...

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  • Age/grades: Grades 9 to 13
  • Type of school: all types of schools
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Educational method: tour

Emancipation and Reform

How could Jews integrate into German society and still remain Jewish?. This tour discusses different blueprints for German-Jewish identity.

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  • Age/grades: Grades 9 to 13
  • Type of school: high school
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Educational method: tour

The Jewish Response to National Socialism

This tour looks at the limited opportunities for direct action and the desperate struggle of Jews in Germany to sustain daily life after 1933.

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  • Age/grades: Grades 9 to 13
  • Type of school: high school
  • Duration: approx. 2,5 hours
  • Educational method: Workshop

"It was as simple as that"

What was it actually like to grow up as a Jew in Germany, Austria and Switzerland after 1945?

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  • Age/grades: Grades 9 to 13
  • Type of school: high school
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Educational method: Workshop

Theatre Workshop

Theatre Workshop for pupils on emigration and exile. The workshop combines theoretical and emotional learning.

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  • Age/grades: 9th grade upwards
  • Type of school: high school
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Educational method: project work

Anti-Semitism Today

Many young people have only come across the term anti-Semitism in connection with Nazism. This seminar examines the many faces of anti-Semitism and incorporates the experiences pupils have made with it.

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  • Age/grades: Grades 8 and up
  • Type of school: high school
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Educational method: tour

Moses Mendelssohn and the Promise of the Enlightenment

Moses Mendelssohn influenced the modern culture of his time like no Jew before him...

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  • Age/grades: Grades 9 to 13
  • Type of school: high school
  • Duration: 5 hours (incl. break)
  • Educational method: project work

Archive Workshop

How does an object make it into the Museum? Working with original materials makes this dip into the history and culture of German Jews a deeply personal one...

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  • Age/grades: Grades 11 to 13
  • Type of school: high school
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours
  • Educational method: tour with group work

The Revolution of 1848 and the Jewish Emancipation

Pupils will gather information on the aims of the revolution of 1848 and in doing so learn how Jews fought for equality under law.

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