Before working through the image task below, watch this short clip from an interview with actor, director and playwright Steven Berkoff about his perception of Jewish identity.


What makes us who we are? How do we describe our identity? Look at the following images then in your groups discuss which ones help you to explain something about your own identity using the questions below to prompt your discussion.

  • What do the images you have selected say about you?
  • Which images have you not selected?  Why not?
  • What images could you find to illustrate other elements of your identity?  Perhaps, your football team’s logo?  An image portraying your something you do in your spare time? If you have time, make a collage of these.
  • What do you think are the strongest influences on making you who you are?