Origin: Judaism is believed to be the oldest Monotheistic religion. The founder of Judaism is Abraham and the followers of Judaism pray to Abraham. Judaism was founded in Canaan in 2000 B.C.E. Judaism is related to Christianity because they believe Abraham was a prophet and God was the creator of the universe.
Major Beliefs: The holy book of Judaism is the Torah which is the first five books of the Old Testament. The place of worship for the Jewish religion is in a Synagogue. The religious leader of the Synagogue is the Rabbi.
Sections of Judaism:Different types of Jews are… Rabbinic Judaism, Reform, Conservative, Karaite, Haymanot, Secularism, Reconstructionist. All of these Branches of Judaism still believe that Jesus Christ was not the Messiah but have different rules and variations from each other.
Holidays and Celebrations of Judaism: Passover- An eight day Holiday from the 15th through the 27th in the Hebrew calendar celebrated due to the Israelite being freed from slavery in Ancient Egypt. This Holiday is celebrated by not eating traditional bread for the seven to eight day process. Hanukkah- Hanukkah is the celebration of the rededication of the Temple in 165 B.C after it was left by the Syrians. Bar Mitzvah celebrates a boy taking on the rules or commandments of an adult and maturing. This is a very enjoyable celebration and isn’t as formal as other celebrations.