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Judaism

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on 11 October 2016

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Transcript of Judaism

Judaism
Diaspora
70A.D
. – Romans force Jews out of Israel
Becomes known as
DIASPORA
: "
SCATTERING OF THE JEWS
"
{Greek word for “dispersal”}
Jews fled to various parts of the world

Formation of Israel
1948 – End of World War II – Jewish country of Israel
Land of Palestine given to Jews from United Nations
Feeling of sorrow over Holocaust
Upsets Muslims living in Palestine

ORIGINS
Abraham was instructed by God,
YAHWEH
to move his people to Canaan. In return, Yahweh would make Abraham's descendants a huge nation.
Began about 1800 BC
This agreement became known as the
COVENANT
Basic Information
Population: Has over
16
million followers
Location: scattered around the world, but
U.S.
&
Israel
have the largest Jewish population
Jewish people were called:
HEBREWS

Hebrews moved to
EGYPT
to escape famine in 1650B.C.
o
ENSLAVED
by the Egyptians

MOSES
led the Hebrews out of Egypt between 1300 and 1200 B.C.
o Known as the
EXODUS


ORIGINS CONT.
ORIGINS CONT.
• Moses made another covenant with Yahweh and received the
TEN COMMANDMENTS
Beliefs:
Monotheistic:
ONE GOD
YAHWEH
• Yahweh loves and protects
PEOPLE
, but expects people to be held accountable for their
ACTIONS
• Serve God by studying the Torah and living it’s teaching
• The
TEN COMMANDMENTS
o First four concern Hebrews relationship with
GOD
o Last six concern the Hebrews relationship with
ONE ANOTHER

FAMOUS WRITINGS
• Tenakh- known as the
JEWISH BIBLE
o
TORAH
- part of the Old Testament
Contains the first five books of the Hebrew Bible
• Talmud-
o Contains stories laws, medical knowledge, and debates about moral choices

Places of worship:
SYNAGOGUES

Religious Leaders:
RABBIS
For the questions below please bullet your responses on your sheet.
1. Name three ways the Mesopotamians modified or adapted to their environment.
2. Name three accomplishments of the Mesopotamians.
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