Presentation on theme: "Coach Crews World History. Judaism On your paper, write down at least 5 things that you know about the Jewish religion."— Presentation transcript:
Coach Crews World History
Judaism On your paper, write down at least 5 things that you know about the Jewish religion
What is Judaism? Who are they? - Jews, Israelites, Hebrews - Descended from Abraham - Slaves in Egypt - Tribal groups united into a kingdom - Kingdom splits, people divided - Temple destroyed - Lived outside their promised land for over 2000 years, Jewish nation of Israel created in 1948
What is Judaism? 1. God a. Single God who created the universe b. Waiting on a messiah to restore them to glory 2. Sacred Texts a. Hebrew Bible – historical account, laws b. Torah – five books of Moses, most holy c. Talmud – ethics, religious practice
What is Judaism?
3. Religious Leaders a. Rabbis – religious and community leader 4. Star of David a. represents the image that was on his shield 5. Jewish People a. you can be Jewish without being religious (race) b. God made a covenant with them – “chosen people”
What is Judaism?
6. Social Justice a. love your neighbor as yourself b. all created by God, all treated fairly 7. Traditional Practices a. kosher – approved food b. emphasis on education and tradition c. adult at age 13
What is Judaism? 8. Israel a. homeland of the Jews b. Jerusalem was the home of the temple c. Jews scattered through Babylonian and Roman rule (Diaspora) 9. Holidays a. begin at sunset b. Shabbat, Yom Kippur, Rosh HaShannah, Passover, Hanukuh 10. Places of Worship a. synagogues b. prayer, reading of the Torah