Core features of the practice
Institution name: Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme
Institution URL: www.mahj.org
Workshop, Guided tour, Exhibition
Students, Young people
Cost (per practice):
Remembrance education and/or history education, Citizenship/democracy education, Antisemitism, Racism, Human rights/discrimination
Group discussion, Creative activity
Additional information about the practice
Number of participants:
Up to 34
Age of target population:
National/local specifities (e.g. activity targeted to Swedish school students), Race/ethnicity, People with disabilities, Educationally and socially disadvantaged groups:, Centres éducatifs fermés
Topics and objectives:
Learning about similarities and differences between Jewish, Christian, and Muslim cultures. Giving historical and geographical tools for understanding. Using art to show bridges and interactions between the three communities.
Written or other published material, Material culture, i.e., physical object or setting, Craft supplies
Artistic creation on embossed metal
Sequence of activities - methodology:
Introductory games present characters and figures common to Judaism, Islam and Christianity. Second sequence gives historical and geographical backgrounds, students recreate a timeline. A visit through the museum uses artefacts to develop common points and specificities of the 3 monotheisms and their mutual influences. A conclusive artistic activity allows the students to create a common symbol on embossed metal: i. e a hamsa or a fish.
Length of activity:
Up to 5 hours
Is the activity digital?:
Language(s) in which activity can be delivered:
Is specialist knowledge or professional training required?:
Components of the practice
Accessibility and replicability
Has this practice been evaluated?
Participants, Informal non-participant observer, Formal external evaluator
By what means?:
Informal verbal feedback, Formal verbal feedback
Core content knowledge and transferable skills:
Curiosity and tolerance about others' cultures and religions. Giving teachers tools to work on these topics in class.
Indicators of success:
repeated demands for this activity and a possibility of visiting the Institut du monde arabe as a second sequence. Excellent feedback of teachers and students. We are currently preparing a pedagical toolbox for teachers and students to prepare their visit and follow up of the workshop in the classroom.
Educational coordinator contact details:
Name: Elise Malka
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
How many times?:
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Main challenges to teachers adapting this practice for their students:
Availability of guidance/training/replication materials (and in what language/format currently):
Available throughout the year upon request. Workshop and visit is in French. Duration: 2h30
Other comments or details: