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Hebrews 102343

Ch. 5 The Hebrews and Judaism

TermDefinition
Judaism the Hebrews' religion; oldest monotheistic religion
Exodus a journey when Moses led his people out of Egypt
Abraham God led Abraham to Canaan, and Abraham's descendants became the Jewish people.
Moses He led the Hebrew people out of Egypt and back to Canaan in the Exodus. During this journey, he received the Ten Commandments from God.
Ten Commandments a code of moral law
Diaspora the scattering of the Jews outside of Canaan.
David King of Israel, he defeated the Philistines and moved the capital to Jerusalem after capturing that city.
Solomon King of Israel, he formed alliances with nearby kingdoms and built a temple to God in Jerusalem.
monotheism belief in only one god
Torah most sacred text of Judaism.
synagogue Jewish house of worship
prophets people who are said to receive messages from God to be taught to others.
Talmud a set of commentaries, stories, and folklore used to explain the Torah.
Dead Sea Scrolls writings by Jews who lived about 2,000 years ago. Also used to explain ancient Jewish beliefs.
Zealots Jews who supported rebellion against the Romans.
rabbis religious teachers
Passover a time for the Jews to remember the Exodus.
High Holy Days the two most sacred of all Jewish holidays, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
principles basic beliefs, rules, or laws
Created by: KARENCROSBY