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4 Israel

(Willis) 4 Israel

The belief in one god. Monotheism
The man whom the Israelites believed they were descended from; they also believed that God told Abraham and his followers to leave Mesopotamia and go to Canaan and settle there. Abraham
Land where the Israelites built a kingdom along the Mediterranean Sea in southwest Asia around 1,000 B.C. Today Lebanon, Israel, & Jordan occupy its territory. Canaan
An Israelite baby, he was hidden in a basket near a river & found and raised by the daughter of the Egyptian pharaoh. He later led the Israelites out of Egypt & into the Sinai Desert. Moses
Canaanites who lived in cities along the Mediterranean Sea. They invented an alphabet and brought it to the Greeks, who, in turn passed it on to the Romans. Phoenicians
The law that, according to the bible, Moses received from God on Mount Sinai. These laws later became the first part of the Hebrew bible. Torah
The agreement between God and the ancient Israelites, in which God promised to protect them if they kept His law and were faithful to Him. Covenant
A person who claims to be instructed by god to share god’s words Prophet
The second king of Israel. He united all the tribes of Israel, conquered Jerusalem, and built Israel into an empire; he also slew the Philistine giant Goliath with only a slingshot and stones. David
The son of King David, he became the king of Israel after his father's death. He was known for his wise sayings called proverbs. He also built the splendid stone temple in Jerusalem. Solomon
The capital of the Israelites Empire and the site of a splendid stone temple built to store the sacred religious objects belonging to the Israelites. Jerusalem
The smaller kingdom founded in the south when the 12 tribes of Israel split into two kingdoms. Its people were called Jews. Judah
The larger kingdom founded in the north when the 12 tribes of Israel split into two kingdoms. Its people were called Israelites. Israel
A wise saying. Proverb
A period of force absence from one’s country or home. Exile
The weekly day of worship and rest for Jews. Sabbath
A Jewish house of worship where the Jews met on Sabbath to pray and discuss their religion. Synagogue
The scattering of communities of Jews outside their homeland after the Babylonian captivity. This also refers to those communities of Jews who live outside of their homeland as a result of that event. Diaspora
In Judaism, a deliverer sent by god. Messiah
Jewish leader and teacher of the torah. Rabbi
Food prepared according to Jewish dietary laws. Kosher
The idea that the law should apply to everyone equally. Rule of Law
The religion of the Jewish people. Judaism
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