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People of Israel

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Palestine
Region in southwestern Asia that became the ancient home of the jews; the ancient Roman name for Judea;
Canaan
the ancient region lying between the Jordan, the Dead Sea, and the Mediterranean: the land promised by God to Abraham
Torah
holy book of judaism
Abraham
founder (patriarch) of Judaism
monotheism
belief in a single God
Moses
The Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus
Israel
Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean
Judah
an ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center
covenant
(Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
Judaism
the monotheistic religion founded by Abraham and whose followers are called Jews