RELS 100 Study Guide for Judaism Unit
RELS 100 Study Guide for Judaism Unit RELS 100
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RELS 100 Judaism Exam Study Guide Spring 2016 Important terms & names (Know the definition of these words) Exodus Torah halakhah covenant Babylonian Exile prophets Mishnah Talmud kabbalah Sukkot Sabbath Yom Kippur Hanukkah Passover Rosh Hashanah kashrut circumcision bar mitzvah bat mitzvah Zionism Temple midrash mitzvah minyan Antiochus IV Hasidism Reform Orthodox Conservative Rebbe ketubbah shivah ritual yarmulke reconstruction Shabbat shul Rabbi rebbe Pittsburgh Platform People to Know Abraham, Moses, Isaac, Ishmael, Samson Raphael Hirsch, Solomon Schecter, Mordecai Kaplan, Theodore Herzl, Abraham Geiger, Baal Shem Tov Essay questions Be prepared for an essay question regarding: The significance of rituals Know specific rituals and traditions of the Jewish religion and how they connect Jews to central stories of their tradition The various modern Jewish movements (e.g. Reform, Orthodox, etc.) • Know the similarities and differences between Jewish movements (e.g. lenient & strict) The laws of Judaism (halakhah) Be sure to understand the importance of halakhah Use examples from readings and videos from class 5 Jewish Movements Hasidism: Baal Shem Tovthholiness in everyday life; mitzvot “lift the sparks”; traditional 18 c. dress; most strict today Orthodox: Samson Raphael Hirsch; don’t subordinate halakhah to progress; adapt to modernity, but keep halakhah laws, strict roles for women (they cannot be rabbis) Conservative: Solomon Schecter; Jewish Theological Seminary, American Compromise, halakhah can change with consent of community Reform: Abraham Geiger, progress through history, ethical monotheism Reconstruction: Mordecai Kaplan, Judaism as Civilization, Jewish community centers, bring together secular and religious Jews, moral laws are more important than ritual laws, women can be rabbis
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