Presentation on theme: "AIM: How were the Hebrew’s beliefs unique in the ancient world?"— Presentation transcript:
1 AIM: How were the Hebrew’s beliefs unique in the ancient world? DO NOW TRIVIA:I am the land promised to the Hebrew’s in the Old Testament ____________I am the title or name given to a messenger of God ____________I am the belief in one god ____________CanaanprophetmonotheismHW: Create a venn diagram comparing & contrasting Hammurabi’s Code to the Ten Commandments.
2 WHY DO RELIGIONS HAVE SYMBOLS? WHAT PURPOSE DO THEY SERVE? Star of DavidMenorahMezuzahIsrael’s flagTorah
3 *NOTES*JUDAISM- major world religion founded by the Hebrews in 1400 B.C. which became the first monotheistic belief system. (monotheism-ONE GOD)IMPORTANT FIGURES:Abraham- first Hebrew to make a covenant with God; father of monotheism2. Moses- messenger of God (prophet) who led the Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt and was given the Ten Commandments3. King David & his son Solomon- created a Jewish empire and built the city of Jerusalem
4 *NOTES*Torah- holy bookTen Commandments- law codeMonotheism - 1 GodSabbath- holy day is SaturdaySynagogue or temple- house of worshipJUDAISMImportant days: Hannukah, Passover, Yom Kippur, Rosh HashanahKosher food (no pork or shellfish)Orthodox, Conservative or Reformed
5 Orthodox Jews in Buenos Aires, Argentina Reformed Jew at the wailing wall in Jerusalem