Shabbat: lesson powerpoint


These activities enable students to explore Shabbat by understanding its origins and why it is so important and significant to Jewish people today.

Key questions

  • What is Shabbat? When is it observed and why?
  • What can Shabbat mean in our lives today?
  • How is Shabbat celebrated?
  • How are texts used in services?
  • What is forbidden during Shabbat?
  • Are there exceptions to the laws of Shabbat?
  • Are there differences in the observance of Shabbat?

Related resources

Shabbat: worksheet pack