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Religious Studies: Judaism


-Monotheistic: belief in ONE God

-Moses: revered as the greatest prophet and teacher (source)

-Strong belief of and respect for the Ten Commandments, which were revealed to Moses.

-Hebrew Patriarchs: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Jacob’s 12 sons. Abraham was called upon by God to create a new nation (at Canaan) and promised that his descendants would reap the benefits of and ultimately inherit the land.

-Torah: God’s revealed teaching or guidance for humankind a.k.a. the first 5 books of the Old Testament (source)

-Halakhah: the totality of laws and ordinances that have evolved since biblical times to regulate religious observances and the daily life and conduct of the Jewish people (source)

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