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"Hear O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone," is known as the
the first five books of the Hebrew Bible comprise the
Which branch of Judaism asserts that diet, ceremonial purity, and dress are no longer binding?
Which Jewish holiday recalls the angel of death passing over the homes of the Hebrew slaves without harming them?
What Jewish philosopher taught that only in relationship with God can persons become fully human
God's rule of the people through a human leaser is known as
The "greatest of the Jewish philosophers" who combined reason and scholarship in philosophy with analysis of Torah was
Emphasis on reason over revelation is called
What is Solomon honored for in Jewish history
He built the first temple in Jerusalem.
How does Hebrew wisdom literature parallel Greek philosophical writings?
They both rely on learning and reason
The summit of experience for the Hebrews under Moses was the receiving of
The ten commandments
Orthodox Jews regard food laws as
God's requirement for convenant people
The holiest day in the Jewish year is
The goal of Jewish ethics is to
follow God's commandments
Torah was revealed by God to the patriarch
To which patriarch did God utter these words, "I will bless those who bless you, And curse him who curses you.."
Which prophet spoke out against inequalities among the economic classes of the Hebrews and warned that God would use other nations to discipline their rebellion against his law?
A person who studied the Torah and commented on it was revered as a teacher or a
the ten days when Jews concentrate on prayer, contemplation, and self-searching is called
Days of Awe
The Jews were exiled from Palestine in what year?