Passport to Peoplehood: China

Holiday Slideshow

Instructions: This presentation should be used in conjunction with the Holiday Slideshow Script (PDF) and the Holiday Educator Background (PDF).

Holiday Big Ideas

  1. The beginning of the year is a particularly important occasion in many cultures. The beginning of a year is a particularly important occasion in both Judaism and in Chinese culture.
  2. There are similarities and differences between the Jewish New Year or Rosh Hashanah and the Chinese celebration of the New Year.
  3. In both cultures, the New Year is marked with traditions at home and in the community. There are foods and rituals and all sorts of celebrations.