Judaism

Moses

Origin: Judaism started out in the middle east and it's main prophets are Abraham and Moses. Abraham is recognized as a the father of Judaism because of his obedience to God. Moses was also a major prophet in Judaism because of his messages from god which were the ten commandments in which Jews were meant to follow.

Abraham

Jews worship in a synagogue with a rabbi leading the service and their holy text is called the Torah. The Torah is the mainly the old testament in the Bible.

Synagogue

There are 3 main sects of Judaism such as Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform. Orthodox is a much more strict and mandatory branch of Judaism. The conservative branch is another branch of Judaism which laws can evolve over time. The last branch of Judaism is Reform in which the laws are mostly guidelines and much less strict.

The Jewish religion has many holidays some of which are:

  • Pesach (Passover) is a Jewish holiday in which Jews fast, it is usually around 7 days.
  • Rosh Hashana (Jewish New Year) It is a two day festival celebrating the Jewish New Year. This year it will be celebrated on Sept. 22-23.
  • Hanukkah is a Jewish celebration which is celebrating the redidiction the the second temple.

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