The rules of Judaism

Duration 02:42

Every religion is guided by a set of rules, and this example looks at some of the rules of the Jewish faith.

A boy, preparing for his Bar Mitzvah coming of age ceremony, learns some of the rules of his faith – like never touching the Torah and treating the scroll like a King.

First broadcast:
24 February 1997

This clip could be used to compare and contrast 'rules' within different religions or as a stimulus to focus on the role of rules within religious worship. Why are rules necessary?