Start Date : Judaism is around 3500 years old and is one of the oldest of the world's monotheistic religions—religions with only one god.
Followers worldwide- It's also the smallest, with only about 12 million followers around the world.
These are some of the Jewish followers
Name of Deity- God
The deity of Judaism is God
Founder- Abraham is believed to be the father of the Jewish people. The story of Abraham is told in the Torah or what Christians call the Old Testament.
Name of Holy Book
The most holy Jewish book is the Torah (the first five books of the Hebrew Bible). Others include Judaism's oral tradition, the written form of which is known as the Talmud
Place of Worship
Jerusalem , Israel
Rabbi: Teacher and decider of matters of religious law. Chazzan: Cantor, who leads congregation in prayer. Gabbai: Volunteer who assists with Torah readings. Kohein: Descendant of Aaron, the original High Priest. Levi: Descendant of the biblical Levites. Rebbe: The leader of a Chasidic community. Tzaddik: A righteous person with spiritual power.
Basic Beliefs Explained
- Jews believe that there is a single God who not only created the universe, but with whom every Jew can have an individual and personal relationship. They believe that God continues to work in the world, affecting everything that people do. The Jewish relationship with God is a covenant relationship.
Major Holidays/ Celebrations
2.1 Shabbat—The Sabbath.
2.2 Rosh Chodesh—The New Month.
2.3 Rosh Hashanah—The Jewish New Year. 2.3.1 Selichot. 2.3.2 Rosh Hashanah. ...
2.4 Tzom Gedaliah—Fast of Gedalia.
2.5 Yom Kippur—Day of Atonement.
2.6 Sukkot—Feast of Booths (or Tabernacles)
2.7 Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
2.8 Hanukkah—Festival of Lights.