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  • Judaism: Judaism And Judaism

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    11. Judaism is a monotheistic religion that holds beliefs in the Torah, which is the foundational text of the Hebrew Bible. Full of tradition and rich history, most of those beliefs are demonstrated through their holidays that allow Jewish people to strengthen their connection with God, yet still build and reflect on their own character and morals. Jewish holidays occur on the same day, every year according to the Jewish calendar. To name a few, the two most notable holidays in the Jewish religion

  • Judaism, Judaism And Judaism

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    Synagogue. Typically, these services take place Friday evening or Saturday mornings. These times are known as Sabbath days. Sabbath is known as the 7th day of the week, which begins at sunset on Friday and ends at sunset on Saturday. In the culture of Judaism, they have an annual festival called Rosh Hashanah. This is a Jewish New Year. But unlike our New Years, they don 't have a set date. Rosh Hashanah can be anytime between September and October, but depending on the Lunar Year. They also believe in

  • Judaism And Judaism

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    Judaism is one of the first monotheistic religions. It is about the god of Israel and the same god of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. He is the same god who delivered Israel from slavery and gave them the land of Canaan “the promise land” in Egypt “God who acts in time and leads his people on a journey through time toward a day of final resurrection in which all injustice, suffering, and death will be overcome.” (Page 85, Chapter 3: Premodern Judaism) This was written down in Torah, by the Jews and the

  • Judaism And Judaism: The History Of Judaism

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    are hundreds of religions in this world; Judaism is one of the ancient and well known religions. For Jews, Judaism is just not only their religion, but also their culture. Judaism came from a Middle Eastern country called Palestine also known as Israel. Hebrew bible Torah contains the history of Judaism. There is archeological evidence to prove that the Torah is true. According to the book, Abraham, also known as the father of faith, is the founder of Judaism. He lived in the 2nd millennium BCE. According

  • Judaism

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    rise to Judaism after the destruction of the temple and the exile of Judah in 586 BC. The term "Jew," in its biblical use, is almost exclusively postexilic. The Jewish religion of the biblical period evolved through such historical stages as the intertestamental, rabbinic, and medieval to the modern period of the nineteenth century with Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform Judaism. Along the way Jewish religion took on new teachings and practices. But with the lengthy development of Judaism and its

  • Judaism

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    “I will take you as my own people, and I will be your God” (Exodus 6:7) One of the principal beliefs of Judaism is monotheism. The belief in only one God. In the ancient world, this concept was a very new concept. Powerful empires that controlled Israel for a time as well as parts of the middle east (Roman empire, Macedonian empire, Assyrian Empire, etc) were polytheistic. Judaism was, essentially, the first monotheistic religion (excluding an attempt at monotheism in ancient Egypt which never took

  • Judaism

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    Early History of Judaism It has been argued that Judaism can be seen not only as a single religion, but as a group of similar religions. It has also been pointed-out that through all the trials and tribulations that Judaism has suffered through, that there have been common themes that have proven omni-pervasive. Any institution with roots as ancient and varied as the religion of the Jews is bound to have a few variations, especially when most of its history takes place in the political and theological

  • Judaism

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    Judaism is a distinct religion that is practiced throughout many countries, but the majority of the Jews reside in the United States and Israel. This specific religion is usually a common topic in many history classes due to the extensive historical events that happen during the rise of Judaism. There are times that certain religions, such as Judaism, can cause some vehement discussions in classes depending on the person and their beliefs. Even though it is common for people to know the historical

  • Judaism

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    monotheistic, having one omnipotent god, and despite having many differences they share basic tenets of respect and kindness. Religions, such as Judaism, give explanations for the unknown, provide hope, and bring about a sense of community. Judaism was formed around 2000 B.C.E. when Abraham, a shepherd from Canaan, received the word and blessings of God (“Judaism Origins” 1). God told Abraham that he would bless him and his followers, and would ordain him as the leader of a great Jewish nation (Morris

  • Judaism

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    Judaism, a religion of the Jews, is one of the most popular religions in the world. In a graph it is shown at 0.2%. Most of the Jews live in either Israel or the United States. Since Judaism is a popular religion, it is often considered as the same as Christianity. Judaism has vast range of beliefs and customs that are the DNA for the religion, but they too like many other religions have gone through many struggles because of what they believe. In the religion of Judaism, they have what is called