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Week 11 - W/c 22.06

  The Jewish festival of Sukkot



Jesus grew up as a Jewish child and experienced many of the Jewish customs and traditions of prayer. 'Sukkot' the Jewish feast of the harvest is a celebration Jesus would have taken part in.


For Sukkot, creation shelters are built in gardens and are decorated with fruit and branches. Read the information on the powerpoint, which has been uploaded below to find out more about Sukkot.

There is also a video and more information about Sukkot on the website, which is accessible by clicking on the picture: 


Your task is to create an informative poster all about Sukkot; who celebrates this festival and why, and the meaning of the symbols for them.