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18 Fall - SS Unit 1


What are the followers of Judaism called? Jews
Who founded Judaism? Abraham
When was Judaism founded? around 2000 BCE
What did Jews believe that God gave Moses? Ten Commandments
What is the Torah? the Jewish holy book that is the oral and written laws of the Jews
Who were the first people to worship Yahweh (God)? Abraham & Sarah
What are the Ten Commandments? a code of moral law to live by
What are Israelites now called? Hebrews
What is one of the most sacred sites recognized by the Jewish faith? the Wailing Wall
What is diaspora? the spreading out of Jews
What does Hanukkah celebrate? a victory where the Jews were able to keep their religion after being captured by the Greeks
What does Passover celebrate? the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt
What does Rosh Hashanah celebrate? the Jewish new year
What is Yom Kippur? “Day of Atonement”
What are people supposed to do on Yom Kippur? No work is allowed on this day and much of the day is spent in synagogue
What does the word Torah mean? "God's teaching"
What are the 3 parts of the Tanuch? Torah, Talmud & Eight books of psalms and proverbs
What is the Talmud? writings on Jewish law, history, and folklore
Created by: lprinke