Judaism was the religion of the Hebrews. Hebrews appeared in Southwest Asia sometime between 2000 and 1500 BC. Their writings described the laws of their religion ,Judaism.
Abraham was the biblical father of the hebrew people. The Hebrew Bible,or Torah,traces the Hebrews back to a man named Abraham. The Bible says that God told Abraham to leave his home. God had promised to lead him to a new land and to make his children into a mighty nation.
Abraham then moved to Canaan. The Hebrews had lived there for many years.
Some Hebrews later moved to Egypt. In time Egypt's ruler, the pharoah,made them slaves. In the 1200s BC.God then told a man named Moses