The Mezuzah • A Mezuzah is a scroll of parchment which is sealed in a case. • It is put on the right doorpost, and designates a home as Jewish. • They are often decorated in a colourful way.
Jewish Food • The majority of Jewish people eat Kosher food, which is prepared in a certain way, and prepared in accordance with the Jewish Dietary Laws. • Today, Kosher certification labels are printed on packages of Kosher food.
Skull Caps • The skull cap is also known as the ‘kippah’ or ‘kippa’. • The skull cap is usually made of cloth, and Jewish law says that a man is required to wear a kippah during prayer.
The Star of David • The Star of David is a six-pointed star made up of two triangles. • It is a significant symbol of Judaism and Jewish identity.