Brit Milah

This lesson covers talking about Jewish circumcision ritual. For some people this will be a sensitive topic. If that applies to you, you may want to do the rest of this lesson with a trusted adult nearby who can support. Today we will learn about the brit milah and simchat bat ceremonies, looking at what ceremonies and rituals are done to welcome a new baby into the Jewish community. Please make sure you have a pen and paper ready, and have cleared a quiet space for you to work in. If you have the TV or music on and can turn it off, please do. If you are not using your mobile phone for the lesson, it is best to put it to one side so you are not distracted by it. You will also need two different coloured pens: black or blue and another coloured pen, such as green or red. Click start when you are ready to think hard!

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which verse is known as the first line of the Shema?

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Q2.What does the line 'And you should tie them as a sign on your arm and between your eyes' refer to?

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Q3.According to the rabbis of the Talmud, when should the Shema be said?

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Q4.What is a Mezuzah?

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Q5.The fringes on a tallit are there to:

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which verse is known as the first line of the Shema?

1/5

Q2.What does the line 'And you should tie them as a sign on your arm and between your eyes' refer to?

2/5

Q3.According to the rabbis of the Talmud, when should the Shema be said?

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Q4.What is a Mezuzah?

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Q5.The fringes on a tallit are there to:

5/5

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Brit Milah

Great job so far! Now it is time to shine! Let's see how much you can remember from your work today. This quiz will have a few questions that will recap the most important concepts of your learning. The most important thing is that you try! The questions will give you feedback if you get the question wrong.

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Q1.A Brit Milah generally happens how many days after a baby boy is born?

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Q2.Who is the one who performs the circumcision ceremony?

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Q3.What is a name for the Jewish ceremony welcoming in a baby girl into the community?

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Q4.According to Jewish tradition, who attends every brit milah ceremony?

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Q5.Which does NOT happen at a simchat bat ceremony?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Brit Milah

Great job so far! Now it is time to shine! Let's see how much you can remember from your work today. This quiz will have a few questions that will recap the most important concepts of your learning. The most important thing is that you try! The questions will give you feedback if you get the question wrong.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.A Brit Milah generally happens how many days after a baby boy is born?

1/5

Q2.Who is the one who performs the circumcision ceremony?

2/5

Q3.What is a name for the Jewish ceremony welcoming in a baby girl into the community?

3/5

Q4.According to Jewish tradition, who attends every brit milah ceremony?

4/5

Q5.Which does NOT happen at a simchat bat ceremony?

5/5

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