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  1. 1. By: Hana Ryan<br /> Menorah<br />Judaism<br /> Western wall<br />Story of Abraham and Isaac<br /> Kosher Bread<br />
  2. 2. Stories of Origin and Important People( Early History) <br />In Judaism the biggest story of origin is the story of Abram. Abram makes an agreement with God. Then, God changes his name from Abram to Abraham. Abraham goes to the land that God promised him. A few years later God tells Abraham to kill his only son. Abraham takes his son to a field. He is about to kill his son when an angel comes down and says that Abraham doessenot have to kill his son. In Judaism one of the most important people is Abraham.<br />Abraham and Isaac.<br /> The angel coming down.<br />Abraham talking to God.<br />
  3. 3. Core Beliefs<br /> In Judaism the core beliefs are structured around doing Mitzvot. Mitzvot<br /> means commandment. The Jewish people do commandments for God. An <br />example of a mitzvot that the Jewish people do for God, is charity. Jewish <br />people feel the need to give about 10-15% of their income to charity.<br /> There are 613 mitvots.<br />Eating kosher is a mitzvot.<br />Giving to the poor is a mitzvot<br />
  4. 4. Symbols and Objects<br />The Shofar<br /> The Shofar is a rams horn blown a month before Rosh Hashanah, and during<br /> Rosh Hashanah services. It is also blown at the end of Yom Kippur services. Its<br /> purpose is to wake people up and to remind them of their responsibility to ask <br />forgiveness for their sins. It symbolizes the ram that Abraham killed as an offering for<br /> God after God said his only son could live.<br /> This is how you blow into it.<br /> These are Shofars.<br />This is a Shofar.<br />
  5. 5. Holy Places and Places of Worship<br />In Judaism a place of worship is called a Synagogue. The holiest place for Jewish <br />people is the Western Wall. The Western Wall used to be the western wall of a<br />Synagogue. It was the only wall standing after the Romans knocked the Synagogue<br />down. All synagogues face towards the Western Wall, so when people pray they pray<br />in the direction of it.<br /> This is a service held at <br />This is a Synagogue. the western wall. <br /> This is the western wall<br />
  6. 6. Rituals and Rites of Passage<br />Judaism has many rituals and rites of passage. An example of a ritual is when<br /> two people get married. They get married under a canopy. It symbolizes the<br /> home that the two people will make together. An example of a rite of <br />passage is a bar/ bat mitzvah. <br /> This is a wedding canopy.<br /> This is a Bar Mitzvah.<br /> This is a Bat Mitzvah.<br />
  7. 7. Celebrations and Holidays<br />The main Jewish holidays are: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Hannukah, Purim, <br />and Passover. <br /> Yom Kippur.<br /> Rosh Hashanah.<br /> Purim.<br /> Passover.<br /> Hannukah.<br />
  8. 8. Questions<br /> Do you have any questions?<br />