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SCB 6 Judaism

"study skills 6 Judaism"

monotheism The belief that there is only one God.
ethics Torah
Torah consists of the first five books of the Hebrew Bible (also the first five books of the Christian Old Testament)
covenant a binding agreement
commandments an order to do something
Scripture sacred writings
prophet a person believed to be chosen by God as a messenger to bring truth to the people
rabbi religious teacher/recorded oral laws that they believe had come down from the teachings of moses
Talmud a text finished around AD 600, is a collection of oral teachings and commentaries about the Hebrew Bible and Jewish law
righteousness acting or living in a way that is ethically right and obeys God's laws
justice fairness or fair treatment for everyone
Sabbath a weekly day of rest for the Jewish the 7th day, Saturday
judge a leader who could rally the Israelites to defend their land/were often warriors or prophet/could not pass leadership to descendants
exile separation from one's homeland
Diaspora communities of Jews living outside their ancient homeland
synagogue meeting place
Exodus the escape of Israelites from slavery. It is celebrated during slavery.
Created by: studyskills56