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monotheism
the belief in one God
Canaan
where the Israelites built their kingdom
Judaism
the religion of the Israelites
Christianity
the religions that Judaism influenced
Hebrew
the language of the Israelites
Torah
the holy book of Judaism
famine
a time when there is so little food that many people starve; why the Israelites went to Egypt
slaves
what the Israelites were in Egypt
death of first-born Egyptian
reason why the pharaoh let the Israelites go
Red Sea
parted by Moses, crossed through by the Israelites
Moses
Jewish scripture says that God's laws were delivered to the ancient Hebrews by him
Saul
first king of the Israelites
He disobeyed God
why Saul was removed from being king
King David
famous for fighting and beating Goliath in battle
proverbs
wise sayings of Solomon recorded in the Hebrew Bible
synagogue
a Jewish house of worship
40 years
how many years it took for the Israelites to reach the promised land
Diaspora
the spreading of the Jews outside Israel
Sabbath
a day of rest and worship
Rabbi
Jewish leaders and teachers of the Torah
prophet
a person the ancient Israelites believed was instructed by God to share His words
Hanukkah
celebration when Jews recall a great victory in battle and the cleansing of the temple
kingdom
A country, state, or territory ruled by a king or queen