JEWISH RITES OF PASSAGE.
Jewish families have several traditions when a family member dies.
HOW DO YOU THINK TRADITIONS MIGHT SUPPORT PEOPLE WHEN A LOVED ONE DIES?
The Ketubah is the Jewish wedding contract which sets out the terms of the marriage. They are handwritten and often beautifully ornate. Couples may choose to hang them on the wall of their home. They may include promises that couple wish to make to each other.
WHAT MIGHT BE A GOOD PROMISE TO INCLUDE ON A KETUBAH?
Coming of Age Ceremony
Bar Mitzvah (boys) Bat Mitzvah (girls)
WHAT DO YOU THINK THE BEST THING ABOUT BEING AN ADULT IS?
WHAT ABOUT THE WORST THING?
The Naming Ceremony
Brit Milah (boys) Brit Bat (girls)
Jewish parents spend a lot of time choosing the name of their child.
They may name them after a family member or maybe they will have chosen the name because of its meaning.
IS THERE A SPECIAL REASON WHY YOUR PARENTS CHOSE YOUR NAME?