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a people group in southwest Asia between 2000 and 1500 BC.
The Hebrew's religion.
God told him to leave Mesopotamia and take his family to the west.
A leader that God told to lead the Hebrews out of Egypt.
A journey where Moses led his people out of Egypt.
A written code of moral laws, on a set of stone tablets.
Became king after Saul, declared an outlaw.
David's son.Built a huge temple for God.
The scattering of Jews out of Israel and Judah.
Hebrew name for God, never spoken because it is too Holy.
Belief in only one God.
The most sacred text of Judaism, contains 5 books of law.
Jewish house of worship.
People who are said to receive messages from God to be taught to others.
A set of commentaries and lesson for everyday life. They are second to the Hebrew bible.
Dead sea scrolls
Writings by Jews who lived over 2,000 years ago, discovered in 1947.
The most rebellious of the Jews.
A time for the Jews to remember the Exodus.
High Holy Days
Two most sacred of all Jewish Holy days.