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Synagogue and Sabbath
Your class will discover Jewish Faith through engaging, interactive and sensory activities created to encourage exploration and discovery.
Using a range of source material students will explore the stories of Holocaust survivors. This interactive session will give pupils the chance to explore the stories of Holocaust survivors through videos, images, objects and activities. Pupils will develop their skills of historical enquiry while reflecting on the personal stories of local people who survived the Holocaust.
Manchester Jewish Museum and Manchester Cathedral can offer your pupils a unique day of exploration and discovery in two of Manchester’s most beautiful religious buildings.
There is no better to way to learn about someone than to spend the day with them. Explore Jewish Manchester with your own friendly guide who will take you to Jewish shops, a day centre and for a delicious Kosher lunch!
Learn how the city’s first Jewish settlers established themselves in Manchester on this walking tour of the old Jewish Quarter. Discover many forgotten sites, including former Jewish schools, factories, soup kitchens and synagogues. A particular highlight of the walk is the former site of the first Marks & Spencers HQ and the former residence of M&S’s founder, Michael Marks.