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S.S vocab ch.8

The Hebrews and Judiasm

the religion of the Hebrews; it is the world’s oldest monotheistic religion Judaism
biblical figure, according to the Bible, God led Abraham to Canaan, and Abraham's descendants became the Jewish people Abraham
biblical figure, according to the Bible, he led the Hebrew people out of Egypt and back to Canaan in the Exodus. During his journey, Moses received the Ten Commandments from God Moses
the journey of the Hebrews, led by Moses, from Egypt to Canaan after they were freed from slavery Exodus
a code of moral laws Ten Commandments
king of Israel, he defeated the Philistines and moved the capitol to Jerusalem after capturing that city. also the father of Solomon David
king of Israel, he formed alliances with nearby kingdoms and built a temple to God in Jerusalem. also the son of David Solomon
the belief in only one God monotheism
the most sacred text of Judaism Torah
Jewish house of worship synagogue
people who are said to receive messages from God to be taught to others prophets
a set of commentaries, stories, and folklore. the writings of Talmud were produced between AD 200 and 600 Talmud
writings by Jews who lived about 2,000 years ago Dead Sea Scrolls
the most rebellious group of Jews against the Romans Zealots
religious teachers rabbis
time for Jews to remember the Exodus Passover
the two most sacred of all Jewish holy days. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur High Holy Days
basic beliefs, rules, or laws principles
the scattering of the Jews outside of Judah after the Babylonian Captivity Diaspora
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