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
- 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.