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Old testament terms

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Patriarch
A male founder of a group
Passover
Jewish feast celebrating freedom from Egypt.
10 Commandments
Rules for living that were given to Moses by God
Ark of the Covenant
Sacred box which held the 10 Commandments
Psalms
Book of poetry created by David
Wisdom writings
books of the bible created by Soloman
(Proverbs, Ecclesiates, Song of Songs, Wisdom)
Temple
Only place where Jews can make sacrifices. First built by Solomon in Jerusalem.
Israel
Name of the Northern Kingdom
Judah
Name of the Southern Kingdom
Assyrians
Captured Israel in 722 B.C.
Samaritans
People who are a mix of Israelite and Assyrian
Babylonians
Captured Judah in 587 B.C.
Synagogue
Jewish place of study and worship - NOT sacrifice
Genesis
First book of the Bible
Hannukkah
Jewish feast that celebrates freedom from Syrian rule.