Thursday 14th May- 3R Home Learning- SMSC: Why do Jewish people celebrate Passover?

Hi Year 3,

Today in SMSC we are learning about a celebration called Passover (Pesach in Hebrew) and it is celebrated by Jewish people.

What is Passover?

Watch the video below to understand what Passover is and why it is celebrated.

Now watch the story of why Passover is celebrated and why it is important to Jewish people.

Complete the ‘Jewish beliefs- Sedar plate’ activity on the link below:

Can you retell the story about Passover?

19 thoughts on “Thursday 14th May- 3R Home Learning- SMSC: Why do Jewish people celebrate Passover?

  1. Passover is a major Jewish holiday and one of the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays of all time.
    Together with Shavuot and Sukkot Passover was one of the Three Pilgrimage Festivals during which the entire population of the kingdom of Judah made a pilgrimage to the Temple in Jerusalem.
    Samaritans still make this pilgrimage to Mount Gerizim but only men participate in public worship.
    Passover is celebrated in order to recall and appreciate the exodus of the Israelites after 400 years of slavery.

  2. Passover is a celebration from slavery to is very important because God has given them freedom after 400 years.
    In Jewish you can only eat 11 breads and the bread is called matzo and at i need to clean the house on the 1 night you need to eat something special they believe that next year they will be free people .

  3. Passover

    Passover is a celebration of rebirth and birth, It is a journey from slavery to freedom and taking responsibility for yourself, the community and the world.

    The Jews celebrate Passover because of the Exodus and the the freedom from slavery of the Israelite from ancient Egypt that followed the ten plagues.

    Passover is important because God delivered the Jewish people from 400 years of slavery from the land of Egypt.

  4. They celebrate Passover’ because it is in there religion. And they like it. They are Jewish and the believe Moses. They like Passover’. And they celebrate Passover.

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