I AM - A PERSONAL PORTRAIT OF JEWISH IDENTITY

Introduction

This activity was designed to facilitate introspection and discussion about personal identity and Jewish identity and the relationship between the two.

This lesson is written by the Israel Forever Foundation. The Israel Forever Foundation develops and promotes opportunities to strengthen and celebrate your personal connection to Israel. By cultivating a personal connection with the multi-faceted reality of Israel, the Israel Forever Foundation fosters understanding, respect, involvement, and pride in Israel.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify various factors that shape their identity
  • Students will understand the elements that make up their own Jewish identities
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Procedure

In this lesson, students will create and share their own “I Am” poem. Next, students will have an engaging discussion centered on identity. To complete the lesson, students will part take in a fun art activity.  To view the complete lesson plan from the Israel Forever Foundation click here.

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