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    Judaism Judaism Presentation Transcript

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