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AIM: How were the Hebrew’s beliefs unique in the ancient world? DO NOW TRIVIA: (1)I am the land promised to the Hebrew’s in the Old Testament ____________.

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1 AIM: How were the Hebrew’s beliefs unique in the ancient world? DO NOW TRIVIA: (1)I am the land promised to the Hebrew’s in the Old Testament ____________ (2)I am the title or name given to a messenger of God ____________ (3)I am the belief in one god ____________ HW: Create a venn diagram comparing & contrasting Hammurabi’s Code to the Ten Commandments. Canaan prophet monotheism

2 WHY DO RELIGIONS HAVE SYMBOLS? WHAT PURPOSE DO THEY SERVE? Star of David MenorahMezuzah Israel’s flag Torah

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: 1.Abraham- first Hebrew to make a covenant with God; father of monotheism 2. Moses- messenger of God (prophet) who led the Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt and was given the Ten Commandments 3. King David & his son Solomon- created a Jewish empire and built the city of Jerusalem

4 JUDAISM Monotheism - 1 God Torah- holy book Ten Commandments- law code Synagogue or temple- house of worship Sabbath- holy day is Saturday Kosher food (no pork or shellfish) Orthodox, Conservative or Reformed Important days: Hannukah, Passover, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah *NOTES*

5 Orthodox Jews in Buenos Aires, Argentina Reformed Jew at the wailing wall in Jerusalem

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