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Major Jewish Sects

the major Jewish sects: religious/political parties
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Sadducees
temple aristocracy;political conservative;the Torah was the sole of religious teaching
Pharisees
law was most important;sought to make the Torah Meaningful and applicable to daily life
The Zealots
began a movement against Roman Forces and considered the roman authority to be a form of idolatry
The Essenes
wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls; many went to live in different places