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Year 8: World Religions: Judaism

Understanding World Religions. What is Judaism?

What is Judaism? 2003. ClickView video. Duration: 23 min.

Learn about the history of Judaism, prayer rituals at a synagogue, preparations for a boy's Bar Mitzvah and family Passover celebration, as well as insights from a rabbi. 

Books from the Library

Below is a selection of books on Judaism. Browse the Non Fiction shelves for others at call numbers:

200 -- Religion (including books on world religions, which may have a chapter on Judaism)

296 -- Judaism

Library eBooks on Judaism

Accessing eBooks

You may be prompted to log in when you click on a link to these Gale eBooks.

Use the Log in via Microsoft option (using your Loreto email address). 

Discovering Sacred Texts. Judaism

The British Library 2019. Discovering sacred texts: Judaism. Online video, 2 October. Duration: 10 min. 

Explore what it means to be Jewish today through some of Judaism’s most important sacred texts including the Torah, the Talmud, and the Haggadah.

Library eResource - Britannica School

Places of Worship. Inside a Synagogue

Inside a Synagogue 2019. ClickView video. Duration: 7 min.

Investigate the sacred objects found in a synagogue and the services held within.  

From the Web


Collage of Jewish imagery

Jewish imagery