WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF THESE WORDS? COMPLETE ON PAGE 19-20 OF YOUR NOTEBOOK BLUE: 88,89,94 TEXTBOOK: 150-153, 156-163 Religious group Ethnic group Arabs.
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WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF THESE WORDS? COMPLETE ON PAGE 19-20 OF YOUR NOTEBOOK BLUE: 88,89,94 TEXTBOOK: 150-153, 156-163 Religious group Ethnic group Arabs Muslims Persians Sunni Muslims Shia Muslims Kurds Holocaust Anti-Semitism Hajj Saints Dietary laws Epics Mosques Calligraphy Bazaar Zionism Gaza Strip West Bank 1948
Religious group: a group that shares a belief system in a god or gods, with a specific set of rituals and literature. Ethnic group: a group of people who share cultural ideas and beliefs that have been part of their community for generations. The people in an ethnic group could have the following in common: language, religion, history, types of food or set of traditional stories. Arabs: an ethnic group in Southwest Asia who believe themselves to be descendants of Abraham through Ishmael. Muslims: people who practice the religion of Islam Persians: people who live in the modern country of Iran Sunni Muslims: followers of one sect of Islam that thought the leadership of Islam should go to whomever was the best leader. Shia Muslims: followers of one sect of Islam that thought the leadership of Islam should go to Muhammad’s descendants.
Kurds : an ethnic group that lives in the mountainous regions of Syria, Turkey, Iran and Iraq. They speak Kurdish. Most are Sunni Muslims. Holocaust : the killing of over 6 million Jews by Hitler and the Nazis during World War II. Anti-Semitism : hatred and persecution of the Jewish people. Hajj : holy journey or pilgrimage to Mecca. Each Muslim must make the journey once in his or her life. Saints : Christian holy people. Special days are set aside in the Christian faith to celebrate their lives. Dietary laws : Jewish and Islamic laws that tell the followers what they are allowed to eat. Jews and Muslims: No pork! Muslims: no alcohol.
Epics : tales or poems about heroes and heroines. Mosques : Islamic places of worship Calligraphy : the art of beautiful writing Bazaar : a traditional marketplace where people sell their products Zionism : the movement that encourages the Jewish people to return to their homeland in Palestine Gaza Strip : a small piece of land in Palestine on the eastern Mediterranean coast. Now controlled by Palestinians. West Bank : a piece of land on the west bank of the Jordan River. Palestinians control most areas of the West Bank. 1948 : the year that the nation of Israel was established in Palestine.