Classroom Ideas 

Jerusalem: Then and Now

Timeline of Jerusalem

Create a timeline showing the history of Jerusalem from ancient times to modern civilization.


Have students print out a map of Jerusalem and identify where the sites in the video are located. 

International Cuisine

Explore signature foods from Israel.

Local Festivals

Have students research Israeli festivals at the local, state, and national levels.

Religion in Jerusalem

Compare/contrast the history and central beliefs of the three major religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) in Jerusalem. 


Listen to music from Israel.


Draw a scene from the video you just watched.

Creative Writing

Write a story with Jerusalem as the setting. The main character could be from another country (compare and contrast characters). 

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