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RELS 100 Study Guide for Judaism Unit

by: Analise Lombardo

RELS 100 Study Guide for Judaism Unit RELS 100

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Analise Lombardo
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Analise Lombardo on Thursday March 3, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to RELS 100 at California State University Chico taught by Patricia Lennon in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 40 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Religion in Religious Studies at California State University Chico.

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Date Created: 03/03/16
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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