What symbols are used in Judaism?


Learning Objectives
Students should learn:
  • about the meaning and significance of symbols in Judaism
  • about how symbols help Jews in their faith


Learning Outcomes

  • identify the meaning of a number of Jewish symbols
  • explain how helpful religious symbols can be to a believer
  • explain the meanings of artefacts and symbols
  • understand the significance to Jews of artefacts in their faith


Judaism 101 - Explains Jewish symbol dress such as tephillin, tallit and yarmulke (skull cap); also other Jewish symbols: the mezuzah, menorah and Star of David.

Woodlands Junior School - A good, brief introduction to the Jewish religion, including Jewish symbols.