Judaism By: Niko Ivosevic

Origin: Abraham is the founder of Judaism, though the religion started way back in 2000 B.C. The Jewish law is rooted in the Torah, The Torah is made up of the first five books of the bible; Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy. This is the first major religion to believe in one God. Another significant person in the religion is Moses. Moses led Hebrew slaves out of Egypt and gave them the Torah to read.

Major Beliefs: The Holy book is the Torah, The religious leader for Judaism is Abraham, the place of worship is Jerusalem, other major religion places for Judaism is the Western Wall, Menorah, and synagogues.

Major sects: They include Orthodox, Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist, while there are many more sects these are the most common ones.

Holidays/Celebrations: Some of the major holidays include Hanukkah, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, Bar Mitzvah for boys and Bat Mitzvah for girls.


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