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At the top of Mt. Sinai, Moses received teachings that were called what?
The greatest contribution of the Phoenicians was creating the first what?
The process when Israelite people left their home and spread over the world is
The Jewish day of rest and worship is called the ________________?
Canaan is also known as what?
Christianity and Islam
Moses led the Israelites from what kingdom to freedom?
Who was the patriarch of the Israelites?
What caused the Pharaoh to let the Israelites leave slavery in Egypt and be free?
Much of Ancient Israel was deserts or mountains so instead of farming, people
relied on what?
The sons of Jacob became the fathers of the tribes of Israel. How many sons/tribes
What are 3 ways Ancient Israel was different from Ancient Mesopotamia?
Israel had monotheism, no major rivers, and the Torah
Why was religion so important to the Ancient Israelites?
It gave them faith and hope after they were conquered
The time when the Israelites left Egypt was known as what?
The Israelites moved back to their original home, ________.
What are Jewish religious leaders known as?
The beginnings of Judaism are described in an ancient text known as the
Laws given to by God and told the Israelites how to behave toward God and one
another were called
The Ten Commandments
When the Hebrews went to Canaan, they settled near:
the Mediterranean Sea
This is the religion or faith that was founded by the Hebrew people
The Promised Land or Canaan is now called:
When the Israelites traveled north from Ur, they went up into the Fertile Crescent
and traveled between:
The Tigris River and the Euphrates River
This river ooded each year and provided good land for farming and left a black silt
on the land:
th Nile River
Why did the Ancient Israelites get angry with Moses?
The Israelites had little water of food.
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