Activities

We offer an unforgettable experience customized just for you! Whether you are a school, mission or family celebrating a special moment we will make your visit memorable!

Schools

Receiving the SIDDUR

For 1st -2nd Grade
The visit includes a tour of part of the museum in which the children see and hear about the world of the SIDDUR and the TEFILAH (prayer) and take part in reenacting an exciting story behind one of the artifacts.
As part of a workshop, the group prepares a book mark for their SIDDUR.
''Receiving the SIDDUR'' ceremony can be held in the building's Auditorium.

 

Receiving the Chumash

For 1st - 2nd grade
The visit includes a tour of part of the museum in which the children see and hear about the world of the Synagogue and the SEFER TORAH (Torah Scroll) and take part in reenacting an exciting story behind one of the artifacts.
As part of a workshop, the group prepares a YAD (a special pointer used when reading from the Torah).
In addition, a workshop with a SOFERSTAM can be arranged, in which the children learn about scribal calligraphy- the special holy work of preparing the Torah scroll - and practice writing in the Torah's distinctive script.
''Receiving the HUMASH'' ceremony can be held in the building's Auditorium.

 

Roots

For 3rd - 6th Grade
The visit includes a tour of part of the museum in which the children see and hear the importance of family roots and learning from the past.
The activity encourages the children to think of their family roots, the values and objects they have received and those which they would like to pass on.
Higher grades watch a movie that relates the story of the Torah Scroll that Ilan Ramon z''l took with him to space.

 

Bar/Bat Mitzvah

For 6th - 8th Grade
The visit includes a tour in the ''Who Am I?'' exhibit that deals with theme of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah with an emphasis on adolescence and identity.
The tour includes a movie on a Torah scroll that was given to a boy on his Bar Mitzvah in the Ghetto which Ilan Ramon z''l took with him to space.

 

Jerusalem

For 3rd - 12th Grade
The activity includes an exciting guided tour of the museum with an emphasis on objects with stories connected to Jerusalem in different times, starting with ahuge painting of Jerusalem by the artist Reuven Rubin. On the rooftop of the building the children have different activities using the 360÷panoramic view of Jerusalem.
Optional: A workshop in which the youngsters create artwork connected to Jerusalem.

Missions and Tour Groups

The Holocaust and Jewish Identity

For high-school students
A guided tour through the new and fascinating exhibit, ''And The Letters Soar Heavenwards - Vilna as a Metaphor for Jewish Identity''. The tour includes watching audiovisual performances and looking at unique artifacts related to Jewish identity, Vilna Jewry and the Holocaust that take the visitor into a mysterious world of books and Torah scrolls.

Family

Bar / Bat Mitzvah Celebration

We invite you to have a unique and meaningful celebration in Hechal Shlomo.
Our suggestion: Start with the festive morning service in the beautiful Renanim Synagogue, located on the entrance floor of Hechal Shlomo. Then, invite your guests to a guided tour of the museum's gallery and exhibitions. Do you want to surprise your guests? The bar/bat mitzvah youngster can be the guide of the tour! Weather permitting; you can finish the morning on the rooftop with its breathtaking panoramic view of Jerusalem and its surroundings.

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