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Judaics 101 Midterm Study Guide

by: Rebecca Wiesman

Judaics 101 Midterm Study Guide

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Midterm Study Guide with terms, definitions, and explanations on whats going to be on the test
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religion, judaics, 101, judiasm
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Midterm Study Guide  ­timeline = flashcards, matching game, different events, poems, prophets    Ritual Defilement: don’t need to know how to become clean  1. Lesion in/on your house (mold)  2. Birth  3. Corpse  4. Skin Disease  ­nasal discharge is not a source ritual defilement    Ezekiel 36 = god cared about the people from his own reputation vs what's going to make god  take the people back?  ● covenant  ● lamentations, people appeal to god  ● takes care of us because he’s concerned about his reputation    Meat Offerings: choen line were the only priest, and did the only sacrificing in the temples  ­no human sacrifice  ­all animals had to be clean (cows, sheep, horse, chicken)  ­no duck, pork, etc    10 Plagues (In order):  1. Water turned to blood  2. Frogs  3. Lice  4. Swarms of Flies  5. Death of Cattle  6. Boils  7. Hail storms  8. Locust  9. Darkness  10. Death of the first born    5 Books of Moses (Torah):  1. Genesis ­ Bereishit  2. Exodus ­ Shemot  3. Leviticus ­ Vayikra  4. Numbers ­ Bamidbar  5. Deuteronomy ­ Devarim    Law Passage/Rules:    Important People:  ● Adam: First man created by god, Eve’s partner  ● Eve: First woman, created from Adam’s rib cage, Adam’s partner, eats from the tree of  knowledge and is then kicked out of the Garden of Eden along with Adam.  ● Noah + flood: Picked by god to save him and his family and two of every animal that  roamed the earth from the flood by building an arc from god’s specific plan.  ● Abraham: First person to strike a covenant with god, married to Sarah, patriarch of the  jewish religion  ● Sarah: Married to Abraham, matriarch of the jewish religion, god granted her wish to  become a mother where she was past her childbearing prime  ● Moses: Story of exodus, received the ten commandments, but was not allowed to set  foot into the promised land after striking the rock for food/water.  ● Joshua: Coat of many colors story, brothers threw him down  well and then sold to slave  traders. Made his way/sold in Egypt where he rose to power and gained the power of the  current Pharaoh. When famine hit the area/country, Egypt was spared thanks to joseph's  storage methods, Joseph's family was allowed to settle in the land, sets up for the story  of Exodus.  ● David: King of the Israelites, became king after god decided that saul was not the right  man that for the job  ● Hezekiah: King of the israelites, destroyed all of the idols that were set up and returned  Israel back to the way god wanted it to be run instead of having idols, and other  defilements to god all around. Attacked the philistines, and was then attacked by the  Assyrians from violating the treaty between them.    Key terms:  ● Typology: the study and interpretation of types and symbols  ● Theodicy:  ○ defending god against evil  ○ why god permits evil acts to happen in the world ( ex. Holocaust)  ○ defending and explaining god’s actions  ○ if god is good, why is there evil in the world  ● Monolatry: there are many deities, but only one god is worshiped and is better than all of  the other gods  ● Monotheism: there is only one god that you believe in and is  ● Breet: COVENANT!  ● Akedah: the binding of Isaac  ○ Abraham is told by g­d to sacrifice his son Isaac that he had with Sarah, on top of  a mountain, is told to bind him to the altar. Goes through with the order, until the  angels tell him that god was telling his loyalty to god    Key Biblical stories:  ● David and Goliath  ● covenant w/Abraham  ● David = royal  ○ have to follow god's rules and laws  ○ follow this and your generation will always rule  ● Aaron = priest  ○ his generation will always be priest  ○ have to be clean and perform special sacrifices    Locations on Map:  ● Beersheva  ● Lachish  ● Jerusalem  ● Dan  ● Ekron (next to Ashod)  


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