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  1. 1. By Allison and Quincy Judaism
  2. 2. Stories of Origin and Important People Jewish religion has many important people and Stories. For example, an important story to Jews is the story of Moses and the Red Sea. Abraham is also an important figure to Jews. He was the father of the religion. Judaism traces back to him, which follows a path back to Judaism. In the picture, the sea has made a path that Moses can lead his army through. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  3. 3. Holy Writings and Core Beliefs <ul><li> Jewish tradition has many holy writings and core beliefs. They are kept in the Torah, a holy book. For example keeping Kosher is a core belief for Jewish people. </li></ul>There are many dfferent versions of the Torah.
  4. 4. Holy Places and Places of Worship. <ul><li>There are two main Jewish places of worship… </li></ul><ul><li>The Temple </li></ul><ul><li>Or a Synagouge </li></ul>There are many different styles of Synogougs and Temples.
  5. 5. Religious Symbols and Objects <ul><li>Some important symbols and objects of Judaism are: </li></ul><ul><li>Tallit </li></ul><ul><li>Tefillin </li></ul><ul><li>Star of David </li></ul><ul><li>Shofar </li></ul><ul><li>Mazuzah </li></ul><ul><li>Kippah </li></ul>
  6. 6. Rites of Passage and Rituals <ul><li>A rite of passage is a step in life that is usually celebrated by a ritual. </li></ul><ul><li>A rite of passage that is important to Jews is a bar/bat mitzvah. </li></ul><ul><li>Another important rite of passage is a Jewish wedding. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Celebrations and Holidays <ul><li>One very common holiday in Judaism is Hanukah. Hanukkah is also known as the Festival of Lights. It </li></ul><ul><li>is an eight day holiday. </li></ul><ul><li>Another common holiday is Shabbat. In Shabbat, it is believed that god created the world in six days, and on the seventh, he rested, </li></ul><ul><li>and that is why </li></ul><ul><li>Shabbat is </li></ul><ul><li>dedicated to </li></ul><ul><li>being relaxed </li></ul>
  8. 8. History and Modern Day <ul><li>There are many current event that are related to Judaism. For example, there was a plane that had to land because a Jewish boy was doing a type of prayer that includes black boxes. People thought that they may be bombs! </li></ul>
  9. 9. THANK YOU!!!