2 Introduction videoThis short video clip would be an ideal introduction to sources of authority such as the Torah, beliefs and artefacts for a class looking at Judaism
3 Key Words Synagogue - The Jewish house of worship. The Torah - The most Holy text in Judaism.A Rabbi - A spiritual leaderBar Mitzvah - Jewish coming of age ritualsKosher – Jewish food law
4 Liberal Judaism Lily Montagu Association of 30 independent synagogues TorahThe Messiah and the afterlifeWorship and ritualGender issuesSexualityFuneralsKosher
5 Reformed Judaism One of the most ‘relaxed’ forms of Judaism The MEZUZAH marks your home as a Jewish home. It is a sign of Jewish commitment. As you leave the house, stop to kiss the mezuzah.
6 The reformed Jewish essential prayers. Upon Waking:Modeh ani l’fanecha, melech chai v’kayam, shehechezarta bi nishmati b’chemlah; rabah emunatecha.(I give thanks to You, O God, eternal and living Ruler, Who in mercy has returned my soul to me; great is Your faithfulness.)While Washing:Baruch Atah, Adonai, asher yatzar et ha-adam b’chochmah.We praise You, Eternal God. Thank You for my body. It is a miracle!Before Eating:Baruch Atah, Adonai, Eloheinu Melech ha-olam, hamotzi lechem min ha-aretz.We praise You, Eternal God. Thank You for the food You provide for us to eat.
7 Orthodox Judaism Strict form of Judaism Believe theres only one God, HashemMoses was the greatest PhrophetAttempt to follow all 61 commandmentsTorah is absolute lawIntermarriage
8 Orthodox Judaism Go to the Synagogue 3x a day Most wear a Kipah Family Orientated, loving large familiesLargest population of Orthodox Jews are in IsraelShabbat is their day of restHave to abide by Kosher food law
9 Ultra-Orthodox (‘Haredi’) Judaism Most strict branch of JudaismHaredi = awe-inspired fear to perform the will of Godmillion worldwide; mainly in Israel, West Europe and North AmericaSegregation from modern society to maintain their adherence to Jewish lawLifestyle- opposed to TV, phones andinternet- gender separation in educationand prayer- very family orientatedVery traditional dress