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Judaism Sacred Texts Tanakh HebrewJewish bible it is mostly the Christian Old Testament but also contains prophets an writings Torah Means Teaching Consists of the first 5 books of the Tanakh Secondary Texts Tamud The oral Torah It is a rabbinic commentary about the Torah used to give more modern insight Mishnah Rabbinic explanation about Talmud There are many layers of commentaries on previous commentaries People Abraham He is the patriarch of the 3 Western monotheisms Jews trace their religious and physical heritage back to him and his wife Sarah Issac Abraham s son His wife is Rebekah Jacob Issac s son His name means Israel Jacob s sons led to different tribes in Israel Moses Known as the quotlawgiverquot Moses brings the Torah into play He is also known for Exodus which is the exiting of Egypt Exodus later leads to the ritual of Passover God Jewish people don t like to refer to him as God as it can be seen as taking the lords name in vain Can also be seen as Gd Yaweh Adonai Elohim Priests Administer sacrificial rituals Prophets Spokesperson for Gd Rabbi Jewish religious leaderteacher Jewish History During the nomadic period or the travel to Israel from Egypt there was a portable place of worship known as the Tabernacle Once settled in Israel a permanent Temple was built by Solomon Primary worship in the Temple is sacrifice There was the Babylonian exile which was a deportation ofJews The Temple was destroyed Eventualy some returned to Israel and rebuilt a temple It was later destroyed by the Romans After the Temple was destroyed this caused a shift in Judaism to a Torah based religion Synagogues were built and used for reading the Torah and prayer There was a transition from sacrificial rituals to rituals that connect real life to the text such as Passover Covenant A binding agreement This is the concept of a relationship with Gd Secularism Separation from religion removing religion from something Pluralism System set up to accept all religions This also includes secularism Zionism Attempt to establish a Jewish homeland Historical Jewish Groups Sadducees Priestly aristocratic class Pharisees Movement intent on living out biblical teachings Essenes Monklike sect highlighting a strict form ofJewish community and purity This group is responsible for the Dead Sea Scrolls which is the oldest Jewish texts Zealots Political movement seeking Jewish independence Modern Branches of Judaism Orthodox Very old school Conservative Often takes the text literally Reform More liberal Reconstruction More modern Since Judaism is both ethnical and cultural Jews can be secular Sacred Times Sabbath Day of worship Yom Kippur Day of atonement This is the most sacred day on the calendar Rosh Hashanah Jewish New Year This a time of reflection on what to do better next year BarBat Mitzvah Initiation rite The coming of age ritual Kosher Ritual purity Food
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