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Judaism - Concepts and Ideals

What is the belief in only one God? monotheism
What is the belief in more than one God? polytheism
Which holy book do the Jewish people follow? Hebrew Bible
What are the three sections of the Hebrew Bible? The Torah, The Prophets, and the Writings
Which brand of Judaism is the strictest and follows all the traditional rules? Orthodox Judaism
What is the Jewish house of worship? Synagogue
What is the weekly day of worship and rest? The Sabbath
How long is each weekly Sabbath? Sundown Friday to sundown Saturday.
What is a long document made from pieces of parchment that is sewn together called? a scroll
What is the first book of the Torah? Genesis
What animals are Jewish people not allowed to eat? Pork and Shellfish
What is kosher law? Food prepared according to Jewish dietary law
What is a holiday that celebrates the fleeing/departure of the Jewish people from Egypt? The Exodus
What is a messenger sent by God to share God's word with people? Prophet
Who are the followers of Judaism? The Jews
Is Judaism an ancient or modern religion? Both
Who, according to Jewish belief, was the ancestor of the Ancient Isrealites? Abraham
What is Canaan called by the Jewish people, because of God's promise to Abraham? The Promised Land
Who led the Isrealites across the Red Sea during their Exodus from Egypt? Moses
What is an agreement with God called? covenant
What are the rules that God gave to Moses and wanted the Isrealites to follow? The 10 Commandments
The oldest Monotheistic Religion in the world is which religion? Judaism
Who are the teachers and leaders of the Jewish faith? rabbi's
What did the Ten Commandment's contribute to many nations? It guided many moral principles and promoted social justice. The feeling that laws should be applied equally to all.
What was found within the Torah? laws for every day living, self discipline, and how to remain loyal to God.
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