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Transcript
Judaism
Created by: Miranda Rodriguez,
Kaitlin Miotke Eric Haines, Melissa
Nally, Christian Arocho, & James
Casillo
Historical background
• Fourth largest religion
• 13 million followers in the U.S
• 90% live in Israel
When did Judaism start?
Judaism started in 1800 B.C when Abraham refused to
worship the idols which were common during that
period.
Where did Judaism start?
Judaism started in the promised land of Canaan Palestine,
also known as Israel
Basic Beliefs
Jews believe that there is one God who created
and rules the world.
Jews believe that one person
cannot die for the sins of another
person.
Important
people
inin
Judaism
Important
people
Judaism
Abraham
Abraham
Jacob
Moses
Social influence today
• The long, rich history of Judaism gives the
western world it's shape today.
• If there weren't any Jewish people, there
would be no cell phones, no
microprocessors, and few medical
advances.
Political influence today
• Women's rights were carefully maintained in this ancient
culture.
• Today's laws giving women equal rights under the law are a
by product of Judaism.
The prophetsTwelve Profits
Hosea, Amos, Joel, Obadiah,
The second four books
Jonah, Micah, Nahum,
of the Hebrew bible
Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai,
• joshua
Zechariah, and Malachi.
• judges
• samuel
• kings
The books of The Prophets
constitute an important
section of the tanak.
Last 10 books of the Hebrew
bible
Psalms
Proverbs Job
The Song of
Songs
Ruth
Lamentations
Ecclesiates
Esther
Daniel
Ezra-Nehemiah
Chronicle
The Writings
The Writings are the books of the tanak classified
in Hebrew as ketubim.
Torah
First 5 books of the Hebrew
bible
Genesis
Exodus
Leviticus
Numbers
Deuteronomy
These were the first books to become sacred in Judaism.
These books are read in the synagogue service every
Sabbath.
The Story
Resources
http://www.religioustolerance.org/chr_st.htm (Universe and bible
story)
http://www.jewfaq.org/prophet.htm (Prophets)
http://www.truthnet.org/Biblicalarcheology/7/Judges-BibleArcheology.htm
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_impact_of_Judaism_on_t
odays_modern_world