Monotheism
• A belief in only one god.
Judaism
• the religion of the Hebrews; it is the world’s
oldest monotheistic religion
Moses
• A prophet of God, he freed the Hebrew slaves
in Egypt and led his people out of Egypt (this is
called the Exodus)
Torah
• The most sacred text of Judaism (first five
books of the Bible).
Ten Commandments
• A code of moral laws given to Moses by God
Synagogue
• A place of worship for Jews.
Judaism – 1st major monotheistic religion
teaches only 1 God & he is all
knowing, powerful, merciful, & just
Hebrews belie...
God’s law was revealed through Moses
(Ten Commandments)
No images of God, he could not be limited
will be a Messiah (savio...
Location – Fertile Crescent
Origin:
Founders:
Abraham is the “Father of the Hebrews.”
Moses was the law-giver and author o...
Judaism mainly practiced by the
descendents of the Hebrews.
Conquest of Jewish lands led to the
dispersal of Jewish people...
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Judaism

  1. 1. Monotheism • A belief in only one god.
  2. 2. Judaism • the religion of the Hebrews; it is the world’s oldest monotheistic religion
  3. 3. Moses • A prophet of God, he freed the Hebrew slaves in Egypt and led his people out of Egypt (this is called the Exodus)
  4. 4. Torah • The most sacred text of Judaism (first five books of the Bible).
  5. 5. Ten Commandments • A code of moral laws given to Moses by God
  6. 6. Synagogue • A place of worship for Jews.
  7. 7. Judaism – 1st major monotheistic religion teaches only 1 God & he is all knowing, powerful, merciful, & just Hebrews believe they are chosen people, this special relationship is represented by the land God had given them. Beliefs:
  8. 8. God’s law was revealed through Moses (Ten Commandments) No images of God, he could not be limited will be a Messiah (savior) one day who will restore the nation of Israel Used to offer sacrifices to God in the Temple of Solomon. Temple was destroyed, so no more sacrifices.
  9. 9. Location – Fertile Crescent Origin: Founders: Abraham is the “Father of the Hebrews.” Moses was the law-giver and author of the first books of the Torah
  10. 10. Judaism mainly practiced by the descendents of the Hebrews. Conquest of Jewish lands led to the dispersal of Jewish people (Diaspora) by conquering empires, there are adherents of Judaism throughout the world. While it is widespread, Judaism is not a religion that actively seeks to convert others

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