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7 th Social Studies Mrs. Coldiron
The Diaspora led to the developed of Jewish communities throughout the world. These communities developed their own customs (e.g., language, rituals) Led to the creation of two main cultural traditions 1. The Jews in Eastern Europe 2. The Jews in Spain and Portugal
Yiddish Expressions in America cockamamie crazy mazel tovcongratulations oysigh noshto snack schmoozingtalking about nothing Developed their own language - Yiddish. Yiddish is written in the Hebrew alphabet
Decedents of the Jews are call Sephardim Developed their own language – Ladino.
Helps Jews understand and celebrate their history Hanukkah Passover High Holy Days
Hanukkah means "dedication“ falls in month of December A man named Judah Maccabee got a group of people together to fight against foreign rule. For three years, the Jews battled for control of Judea. Finally, the Jews won. Judah and his followers lit an oil lamp to perform the rededication ceremony, but the supply of oil was very low. Miraculously this lamp stayed lit for eight days To celebrate Jews light candles in a special candleholder called a menorah. Each night, one more candle is added represented the eight days the oil burned. History of Hanukkah Video
Passover is the Jewish holiday celebrating the Exodus from Egypt. Passover is one of the major holidays in the Jewish tradition. It is observed beginning on the 15th day of Nissan – March or April The festival lasts for a solid week. History of Passover Video History of Passover Video
1. Rosh Hashanah means “first of the year” celebrates the beginning of a new year 2. Yom Kippur the end of the High Holy Days. Yom Kippur is known as the "Day of Atonement," Jews ask Yahweh for forgiveness for all of their sins of the past year Two most sacred of all Jewish holidays.
Chapter 7, Section 3 Assessment TB 219 1-4
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