Journeys of the Jewish People

Year Levels 5 – 9 

Discover the ‘push and pull’ factors that influenced waves of Jewish migration to Australia through stories and histories captured in the Jewish Museum of Australia’s collection. Analyse a selection of artifacts to unpack journeys of migration and their impact on ritual, culture, and faith. Look inward to reflect on personal family history and influences. 

Duration: 2 hours 

Cost: $12.50 

Learning Objectives 

  • Compare ‘push and pull’ factors that have contributed to the migration of Jewish people to Australia. 
  • Identify individual narratives of migration using primary sources and contextualise these within the larger Australian migration story. 
  • Analyse the cultural practices of newly arrived Jewish migrants.