Judaism Unit<br />
Objects and Symbols<br />The Torah is an object that<br />you read from. It contains<br />the Jewish holy writings.<br />Y...
Core Beliefs<br />   Judaism does not have any official beliefs that must be accepted in order to be Jewish. Judaism is mo...
Celebrations & Holidays <br />There are many different holidays and celebrations  in Judaism but I’m only going to name th...
Rituals and Rites of Passage<br />One rite of passage is a Bar or Bat Mitzvah  when you  officially become a man or a wome...
Holy Places & Places of Worship<br />A holy place to worship is a Temple, also know as a Synagogue.<br />A very Holy place...
Stories of Origin (Unifying Stories) & Important People<br />A story of origin for<br />Jewish people is when<br />God cal...
Holy Writings<br />The holy writing for Jewish people is the Torah. Every week you read a portion of it and every year you...
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  1. 1. Judaism Unit<br />
  2. 2. Objects and Symbols<br />The Torah is an object that<br />you read from. It contains<br />the Jewish holy writings.<br />Youread it weekly, when<br />you have holidays and<br />when you turn thirteen.<br />The Star of David is a<br />Symbol of a Jewish identity. The symbol<br />has had positive and negative uses.<br />The Nazis made the Jews wear them to<br />easily be identified.<br />Star of David<br />The Menorah is a Symbol of the holiday Hanukkah, it is a celebration of yet another time we defeated our enemies<br />Menorah<br />Torah<br />
  3. 3. Core Beliefs<br /> Judaism does not have any official beliefs that must be accepted in order to be Jewish. Judaism is mostly about the well being of humanity. Most Jews believe in some form of one God, man being created in the image of God, community, Torah and the land of Israel.<br />Torah<br />To God<br />Connection <br />Community <br />
  4. 4. Celebrations & Holidays <br />There are many different holidays and celebrations in Judaism but I’m only going to name three.<br />One celebration is a Bar or Bat Mitzvah. That is when you become a man or a women in the Jewish community.<br /> One holiday is Hanukkah. That Is where you celebrate it for 8 days and get presents every night!<br />One more holiday is Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur is when you attone for your sins and fast for a whole day..<br />
  5. 5. Rituals and Rites of Passage<br />One rite of passage is a Bar or Bat Mitzvah when you officially become a man or a women.<br />A rite of passage is a ritual event that marks a person's progress from one status to another.<br />
  6. 6. Holy Places & Places of Worship<br />A holy place to worship is a Temple, also know as a Synagogue.<br />A very Holy place is the west wall because it is the last remains of the temple.<br />
  7. 7. Stories of Origin (Unifying Stories) & Important People<br />A story of origin for<br />Jewish people is when<br />God called down to <br />Abraham( also <br />Important person) and<br />gave him an offer to<br />Give him a great<br />nation but<br />only if he left his<br />family. This is called the covenant.<br />
  8. 8. Holy Writings<br />The holy writing for Jewish people is the Torah. Every week you read a portion of it and every year you finish it and start again.<br />

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