How can you remain Jewish while not living in Jewish homeland?
Who thought there as a definite beginning, will keep going, and eventually end?
The Hebrews didn't believe it went in a circle like all the other civilizations did.
What is one commandment, what does it mean?
Remember the Sabbath Day and keep it holy: God is looking back at his work (saturday)
What kind of God did the Hebrews believe in?
What were the Hebrews walking to and from?
The Hebrews were walking toward a promise land and monotheism and a promised land. They were walking from plolytheism, slavery, and the stairway to heaven.
Why was it believed that history went in a circle?
Superman's "s" should change to an "m", why?
To become Messiah.(savior sent by God)
Why was Moses so important?
He led the Isrealites out of Egypt, which is a metaphor of a sin. He was sent by god to help the Isrealites.
What is a metaphor for the 10 commandments?
a target, something to shoot for
Describe how the Hebrews are like a laser beam?
they are instep, and consistincy (laser goes straight to the moon, hebrews could march in a straight line there and back)
How does David beat Goliath?
It's not David that beats Goliath, it was God from the Hebrews
God choses the younger son, why?
The oldest brother would always get picked before the weaker brother, but the youngest was chosen because it was to be proven that God exists and helped the younger brother go far, and succeed.
What is the Tanakh, and what are the three books?
the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings (Hebrew Bible) Three Books: Torah, Nevi'im, Kethuvium
What were the punishments for the 1st and 2nd rebellion?
1st Rebellion: destroyed temple (salmen)
2nd Rebellion: destroyed city (houses, public buildings)