THE BINDING OF ISAAC
The Binding of Isaac is a story from the Tanakh where
Abraham is asked to sacri fice his son, Isaac.
Abraham takes his son to be sacri ficed, but is stopped by the
a n g e l o f Go d t h a t s ay s “Now I Kn ow yo u fe a r Go d . ”
Abraham sees a ram and sacrifices it instead
THE ABRAHAMIC COVENANT
Abram is renamed Abraham
Abraham is promised the Promised land (The land of Canaan)
Al l his people must circumcise
Essentially a contract between God and Abraham
MOSES SEES THE BURNING BUSH
Mo s e s k nows h e i s i n Go d ’ s P r e s e nc e
Where we get the term YHWH ( I am who I am) or Yahweh
Moses receives the 10 Commandments and the Law (The
613 dif ferent laws given to Moses on Sinai by God.
Solomon bui lt temple to center Jewish Worship
A place for sacri fice
Bui lt on Temple Mount, Highest point in Jerusalem
FIRST JEWISH REVOLT AGAINST ROME
The Zealots led the first revolts, which turned into periodic
revolts against Rome.
Results in Rome slaughtering the Jews and temple torn down.
Jews forced out of Jerusalem in 110 AD
Zealots die of f
LAST STAND OF JEWS AT MASADA
Was towards the end of the First Jewish-Roman War
Sicarii rebels were under siege, resulted in mass suicide.
960 people ki l led
THE JEWISH GOLDEN AGE
A period of Muslim Rule throughout the Iberian peninsula
resulted in a very diverse and tolerant society.
Jews accepted and devoted to the Cal iphate of Cordoba.
Assimilated in society, rel igious, cultural , and economic
acceptance that blossomed.
JEWS EXPELLED FROM SPAIN
Jews, as wel l as Muslims, are expelled from Spain. Forced to
conver t to Christianity or leave.
As a result, many Jews move to Amsterdam.
Jews, along with many other minorities, faced heavy
Began with being required to put the Star of David on their
clothes, but soon resulted in Jews and other minorities being
rounded up and put into concentration camps
Resulted in the death of 6 mi l l ion Jews, and mi l l ions of others
who stood up to the Nazi Regime
THE STATE OF ISRAEL
In 1948, a plan for the State of Israel, a place for the Jews,
was put into place.
Quickly expanded from the initial ly planned borders to
possession of a great amount of the Levant.
Guarantees al l Jews residence and citizenship if they can
prove their Jewish heritage.