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The Hebrews' religion was called
Why did Abraham leave Mesopotamia
Because god told him to.
How did they escape slavery
Moses led the Hebrews out of Egypt.
When they returned to Canaan,
the Hebrews called themselves the Israelites.
David was a
strong king and was loved by his people.
King after David
Under David, Israel's new capital became
The Israelites were controlled by several groups.
The Romans, Chaldeans, and Persians all controlled the Israelites.
Hebrews women had few rights.
The husband were chosen by there Father's
Family ties were very important to the Hebrews because
Ruth was Hebrew woman that was seen as a model of devotion to one's family.
A series of plagues struck Egypt prompted to
the pharaoh to free the Hebrews.
Monotheism is the belief
that there is only one God.
The central beliefs of Judaism are God,
education, justice, and obedience.
Jews' belief in justice and righteousness.
So they try to be fair in all dealings with people.
The most sacred text in Judaism is the
The synagogue is the
Jewish house of worship.
Mosaic laws guide
Jews' daily life.
People who receive messages from God are called
The Talmud explains
The Dead Sea Scrolls helped scholars learn about
how the Jews lived around 2,000 years ago.
Judaism helped shape
Western cultures. (Western culture is our culture)
An example of this is that many people in the United States still do not
Work on week ends
Judaism influence the development of Islam because
the first people to follow Islam believed they descended from Abraham.
Orthodox Jews believe in
strictly following the Mosaic laws.
The Hebrew Bible contains messages from
the Hebrew prophets, poetry, stories, and songs, and expressions of Hebrew wisdom
The Zealots hope to
overthrow Roman rule.
The burning of the Second Temple was most responsible
for ending the first Jewish revolt against the Romans.
Many Jews moved throughout the Mediterranean region after
the second Jewish revolt against the Romans.
Jewish religious leaders.
The Ashkenazim descended from
Jews who moved to Eastern Europe.
The Ashkenazim and Sephardim develop
different rituals and cultures they lived in different parts of the world.
The Sephardim developed their own language called
Hanukkah celebrates the rededication of the
Jews remember the Exodus when
Traditions and holy days help Jews
understand their history.
Yom Kippur is considered by the Jews to be
the most holy day of the year.
The event at Masada ended when the
Jews took their own lives.
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