World History Chapter 7 Test
Terms in this set (35)
The Hebrews' religion was called _____________________________.
After returning to Canaan, the Hebrews called themselves ____________________________.
Who became king of the Israelites after David?
Which of the following groups did not control the Israelites?
Which common behavior today comes from the Jewish idea of honoring the Sabbath?
Many people do not work on the weekends
How did Judaism influence the development of Islam?
The first people to follow Islam believed they descended from Abraham.
What did Zealots hope to achieve?
Overthrow the Romans
Which of the following was most responsible for ending the first Jewish revolt against the Romans?
the burning of the Second Temple
Jewish religious leaders are called ________________.
Why did the Ashkenazim and Sephardim develop different rituals and cultures?
They lived in different parts of the world
Before becoming king, David lived in the _____________, gathering support. (city/desert)
The story of ____________ is told in the Bible as an example of how people should treat their family members. (Ruth/Esther)
The___________ govern how Jewish people pray and celebrate holidays. (Mosaic Laws/Torah Laws.
Another name for the Hebrew Bible is the ____________________. (Talmud/Tanach)
Judaism has influenced many other religions including Christianity and ________________. (Islam/Buddhism)
The early Hebrews were simple herders.
When Saul died, his younger brother took the throne.
The Maccabees were a Jewish family that was tired of foreign rule.
Although Hebrew women had very few rights, they were allowed to inherit property even if they had brothers.
Like most people in the ancient world, the Jews worshipped many gods.
Every synagogue has at least one Torah.
The Dead Sea Scrolls were found by a young boy exploring a small cave near the Dead Sea.
The Jewish revolt against Rome was very successful.
Yiddish is similar to Spanish but is written using the English alphabet.
The menorah is used to help celebrate Hanukkah.
God promised to lead this man to a new land and make his descendants into a mighty nation.
A set of commentaries, stories and folklore
A time for Jews to remember the Exodus from Egypt
A code of moral laws written on two stone tablets
Written 2,000 years ago by Jews to explain ancient Jewish beliefs
Dead Sea Scrolls
Rebellious Jews who didn't think Jews should answer to anyone but God
The scattering of the Jews outside of Canaan
The two most sacred Jewish holidays
High Holy Days
God told this man to lead the Hebrews out of Egypt during the 1200s BC.