A religion with a belief in one god. It originated with Abraham and the Hebrew people. Yahweh was responsible for the world and everything within it. They preserved their early history in the Old Testament.
The second book of the Bible, so named because it relates the departure of the Israelites from Egypt and their wandering through the desert up to Mt Sinai.
A set of laws for responsible behavior, which, according to the Bible, were given to Moses by God.
(Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written
the collection of ancient rabbinic writings on Jewish law and tradition (the Mishna and the Gemara) that constitute the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism
the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings
Jews who beleive in the same traditions as Orthodox Jews just in a modernized form. They are also less strict than orthodox jews.
week of celebration, people live in booths and offering sacrifices; 7th Month/ 15th - 21st of Tishri; Purpose-Remembers the wondering in the wilderness from Egypt to Cannan.
(Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
(Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
Jews that rose up in armed rebellion against Rome in 66ce; unsuccessful, and Jewish Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed