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10 terms

Chapter 7: Changes for the Jewish People

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exiled
The act of being forced to leave one's homeland.
synagogue
A Jewish place of worship.
rabbi
The spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation.
Diaspora
The scattering of Jews outside their homeland.
canonized
To become an official part of a certain teaching.
EX: The Torah was canonized
theocracy
A state ruled by religious law.
Rabbi Yohanan ben Zaccai
Founded a Jewish school in Yavneh south of Jerusalem.
Nevi'im (neh-vee-EEM)
Hebrew word for "prophets"; the second section of the Hebrew scriptures including historical narratives and prophetic messages
Genesis
the first book of the Old Testament: tells of creation
Ketuvim (keh-too-VEEM)
Hebrew word for "writings"; third and final section of Hebrew scriptures displaying a wide assortment of themes and literary forms