The Hebrews and Judaism
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A religion with a belief in one god. It originated with Abraham and the Hebrew people. Yahweh was responsible for the world and everything within it. They preserved their early history in the Old Testament. The Hebrew Religion.
Founder of Judaism who, according to the Bible, led his family from Ur to Canaan in obedience to God's command.
The Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus
a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment led by Moses.
laws to live by that were given to Moses
(Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites
Son of David. Greatly loved king. Made a great temple that as dedicated to God. He made Jerusalem a powerful city.
the dispersion of the Jews outside Israel
the belief in one God
the most sacred text of Judaism
Jewish house of worship
people who are said to receive messages from god to be taught to others
set of commentaries and lessons for everyday life.
Dead Sea Scrolls
writings by Jews who lived about 2,000 years ago
groups of Jews who wanted to rebel aginast Roman authority
a time for jews to remember the Exodus
High Holy Days
the two most sacred of all Jewish Holidays