2Introduction 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
3Key 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
4Liberal Judaism Lily Montagu Association of 30 independent synagogues TorahThe Messiah and the afterlifeWorship and ritualGender issuesSexualityFuneralsKosher
5Reformed 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.
6The 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.
7Orthodox Judaism Strict form of Judaism Believe theres only one God, HashemMoses was the greatest PhrophetAttempt to follow all 61 commandmentsTorah is absolute lawIntermarriage
8Orthodox 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
9Ultra-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