< Back to Classroom
More Mekonen: Sigd
Mekonen celebrates Sigd, an ancient Jewish Ethiopian holiday. Sigd centers around the dream of returning to Jerusalem, inspiring Ethiopian Jewry to make the dangerous journey to Israel.
Download Classroom Materials

Lesson Goals:

Understand that: sometimes we need to make sacrifices to fulfill our dreams, that dreams take time to fulfill, that Jerusalem is more than a place to the Jewish people.

Learning Objectives:

Explain the concept of: sacrifice, working and waiting to fulfill a dream, the idea that Jerusalem is an ideal that unifies the Jewish people

Jerusalem U

Jerusalem U engages, educates and empowers young Jews to connect with Israel, Judaism and the Jewish people with award-winning feature documentary films, short films, film-based and immersive educational experiences, and Israel education thought-leadership.
Donate >

Copyright © 2018 Jerusalem U. All rights reserved