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Ur
Abraham home town
Torah
"the law". 5 books including genisis and exodus
tanak
jew "bible" including torah, prophets, writings/wisdom
maimonides "code"
13 principles of faith
kabbalah
mystical writing suggesting a secret meaning to scripture
redactor
400 BCE
liter interpretation
factual, direct understanding from YHWH(orthodox)
metaphorical interpretation
stories are true on a symbolic level but not factual
apoctalptical interpretation
writings contain hidden truth and meaning only from initiated
liberal interpretation
"scientific" examination using modern methods like archeology, psychology, linguistic, etc.
rosh hoshannah
jewish new year
yom kippur
holiest holiday
hanukkah
oil miracle
batmitzvah
coming of age
shema
statement of monotheism
rabbi
teacher
yeshiva
school
yarmulke
cap
synagogue
place of worship
terms for god
YHWH, Yahweh, Jehovah, El Shaddai, Adonai, Elohim
kosher
proper in accordance with law
sheol
afterlife location
zionism
belief in Jewish homeland
pogrom
ethnic cleansing of jews
shoah
the Holocaust
ghetto
urban location set aside for jews
wailing wall
remnant of second temple
kaddish
prayer for the dead, first son
seder
sabbath meal
star of david
a symbol that represents judaism, been used since the 17th century, can be found on the flag of Israel
menorah
a jewish symbol for their religion like a candle holder, holds 9 candles
orthodox group
scripture divinely revealed. follow torah"laws" such as dietary
hasidim group
mystical orthodoxy
conservative group
scripture divinely inspired, beleive reformers have abandoned too much
reform group
individual autonomy, relaxed observance, allegorical, liberal scripture view, more social service to whole community, patrilineal view of being jewish; english services
1948
creation of Israel
70 CE
destruction of second temple
diaspora
dispersion, Babalonians take Israelites back to Babylon
messiah
one who is anticipated as, regarded as, or professes to be a savior or liberator(the anticipated saviour of the jews)
sources: JEDP
Judah, Elohim, Duteronomey, Priestly
Genisis: creation
ch. 1-3,6:15
Genisis: abraham
ch. 22:1-8
Genisis: jacob
ch.27:1-45
Genisis: joseph
ch. 37
Exodus
ch. 3,12,20
Exodus: second samuel
ch. 11,12:1-25
Exodus: Psalms
ch. 8,23,100
Exodus: Ecclesiastes
ch. 3:1-15