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Judaism

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    • 1. Judaism Mike Carr Capstone Spring 2007 Mercy College of Northwest Ohio
    • 2. Relationship With God and the Torah <ul><li>Israel refers to those who answer the call of God. </li></ul><ul><li>The TORAH or teaching was given to the patriarchs, Moses and the prophets. </li></ul>
    • 3. Old Testament History <ul><li>TANAKH is the Hebrew term for the Old Testament. </li></ul><ul><li>Pentateuch The Five Books of Moses is the most sacred part of the scriptures to Jews. </li></ul><ul><li>The twelve tribes of Israel are said to spring from Abraham’s descendants. </li></ul><ul><li>Judaism is one of the original monotheistic faith systems. </li></ul>
    • 4. Ten Commandments <ul><li>Given to Moses on Mt. Sinai. </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed in exodus 20:2-17. </li></ul><ul><li>Later called the Torah. </li></ul><ul><li>Guidelines for establishing social norms. </li></ul>
    • 5. Jerusalem <ul><li>King Solomon son of David built he first great Temple in Jerusalem. </li></ul><ul><li>Jerusalem is the historical and cultural home to Judaism. </li></ul><ul><li>Jerusalem is also considered a cultural center to Islam and Christianity. </li></ul>
    • 6. The Nation of Israel <ul><li>Established as a recognized nation in in1947. </li></ul><ul><li>Capital city is Tel Aviv. </li></ul><ul><li>Social and political strife have marked the nation of Israel&apos;s history. </li></ul>
    • 7. Sects of Judaism <ul><li>Sadducees, the priests and wealthy classes, </li></ul><ul><li>Pharisees more liberal, from all classes. </li></ul><ul><li>Essenes were ultra pious and were eventually exiled and not spoken of. </li></ul>
    • 8. The Holocaust <ul><li>Persecution of Jews by the Nazis and Fascists during the middle of the 20th Century. </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated 6 Million Jews were exterminated in Nazi Germany and Nazi occupied Poland. </li></ul><ul><li>Jews were slaughtered in gas chambers then cremated in massive ovens, their ashes were used as base material for asphalt. </li></ul><ul><li>Russia wrought terror known as Pogroms against the Jews under their domain. </li></ul>
    • 9. Jewish Holidays <ul><li>Rosh Hashanah </li></ul><ul><li>Yom Kippur </li></ul><ul><li>Hanukkah </li></ul><ul><li>Passover </li></ul>
    • 10. Modern Judaism <ul><li>Orthodox Jews hold steadfastly to the Hebrew scriptures and the rabbinical halakhah. </li></ul><ul><li>The reform movement is more moderate and modern Jews who find old ways antiquated and somewhat repugnant. </li></ul><ul><li>Hassidic Jews are ultra orthodox, bordering on extremism, who hold strictly to the old ways, and are know to attack those who violate their strict religious moral codes Jew or gentile. </li></ul>
    • 11. Shalom!

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