Judaism Star of David Yamika Boy reading out of the Torah  celebrating his Bar Mitzvah
Stories of Origin <ul><li>A story of origin is a  story or thing that brings a certain group of people together. </li></ul...
Holy Writings and Core Beliefs The Torah Also known as the 5 books of Moses, the old testament, or the Hebrew Testament. <...
Jewish Symbols and Objects <ul><li>Responsibility rests on your shoulders to fulfill the commandments  </li></ul>Tallit <u...
Holy places and Places of Worship Western Wall in Jerusalem. The Jews’ holiest place. Inside of a synagogue or temple. (wh...
Rites of Passage <ul><li>More Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>More Privilege </li></ul><ul><li>Ritual (not always) </li><...
CELEBRATIONS AND HOLIDAYS <ul><li>Passover- Celebrates how the Jews escaped from Egypt and saved the first born. (Blood on...
Modern Day <ul><li>PLANE GETS DIVERTED BECAUSE OF PRAYER OBJECTS </li></ul><ul><li>A teenager was using tefillin </li></ul...
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  1. 1. Judaism Star of David Yamika Boy reading out of the Torah celebrating his Bar Mitzvah
  2. 2. Stories of Origin <ul><li>A story of origin is a story or thing that brings a certain group of people together. </li></ul><ul><li>The story of Abraham brings together people of the Jewish Religion. Jews believe that….. </li></ul>Ex. Boston Red Sox <ul><li>Important People </li></ul><ul><li>Abraham </li></ul><ul><li>Isaac </li></ul><ul><li>Jacob </li></ul><ul><li>Moses </li></ul>
  3. 3. Holy Writings and Core Beliefs The Torah Also known as the 5 books of Moses, the old testament, or the Hebrew Testament. <ul><li>The 613 Mitzvahs </li></ul><ul><li>Bring them closer to God </li></ul><ul><li>Help live better lives </li></ul>Jews believe that acting the way God told them to and following the Mitzvahs is more important than physically worshiping God.
  4. 4. Jewish Symbols and Objects <ul><li>Responsibility rests on your shoulders to fulfill the commandments </li></ul>Tallit <ul><li>Prayer inside called Shma </li></ul><ul><li>Remember God when you walk through every door way </li></ul>Mezuzah <ul><li>Creates separation between you and God </li></ul><ul><li>Sign of respect </li></ul>Kippah or Yakima <ul><li>When Abraham sacrificed the ram, not Isaac </li></ul><ul><li>When blown, it’s a wake up call to live a better life </li></ul>Shofar What does it Symbolize? Object or Symbol
  5. 5. Holy places and Places of Worship Western Wall in Jerusalem. The Jews’ holiest place. Inside of a synagogue or temple. (where Jews pray and practice Judaism.) <ul><li>Common Things in a Temple or Synagogue </li></ul><ul><li>Bimah </li></ul><ul><li>Ark </li></ul><ul><li>Torah Scrolls </li></ul><ul><li>Rabbi’s Podium </li></ul><ul><li>Eternal Light </li></ul><ul><li>Star of David </li></ul><ul><li>Menorah </li></ul>
  6. 6. Rites of Passage <ul><li>More Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>More Privilege </li></ul><ul><li>Ritual (not always) </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Time </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments </li></ul>Example of a Secular Rite of Passage <ul><li>Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah </li></ul><ul><li>When boy reaches age of 13, when girl reaches age of 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Become responsible for following the commandments. CELEBRATION! </li></ul><ul><li>Death </li></ul><ul><li>Return to earth very quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Shiva (rest for 7 days after funeral) </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Signing of the Ketubah (2 witnesses) </li></ul><ul><li>Takes place under Chupah (wedding canopy representing home) </li></ul>SpongeBob’s License
  7. 7. CELEBRATIONS AND HOLIDAYS <ul><li>Passover- Celebrates how the Jews escaped from Egypt and saved the first born. (Blood on door) </li></ul><ul><li>Chanukah- Light the menorah for eight days. (Enough oil for one day, lit for eight days) </li></ul><ul><li>Rosh Hashanah- Celebrates Jewish new year, go to Temple and hear Shofar. </li></ul>Menorah Shofar Putting Blood on door
  8. 8. Modern Day <ul><li>PLANE GETS DIVERTED BECAUSE OF PRAYER OBJECTS </li></ul><ul><li>A teenager was using tefillin </li></ul><ul><li>They were suspicious so they landed plane </li></ul><ul><li>Bomb sniffing dog and FBI officials </li></ul><ul><li>Important to learn about other religions and cultures </li></ul>
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