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Abraham
Head of his tribe. Founder of Judaism. Moved his tribe from UR to Canaan. Made a covenant(deal) with God.
Yahweh
Jewish name for god. All knowing, without fault, and without form.
Moses
Hebrew who wrote the ten commandments and led Israelites to Canaan. 2nd great leader of ancient Hebrew.
Pentateuch
Story of Moses; contains five books: Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Genesis, Deuteronomy
Convenant
A promise, deal or contract
Synagogue
Jewish place of worship
Rabbi
Spiritual leader of synagogue
Talmud
Collection of oral laws that were put into written form.
Torah
Contains first five books of the old testament
Hebrews
Ancient people that lived in Canaan later called the Jews
Monotheism
Belief in a single god.
The Exodus
When Hebrews left Egypt because of drought and threst of famine.
The Ten Commandments
Laws of Yahweh that became basis for civil and religious laws of Judaism.
Prophets
Religious teachers that believed they had been chosen as messangers to reveal God's will.
Tribute
peace gift to god or ruler
Israel
New Kingdom of the Jewish
Jerusalem
Capital city of Israel.
Solomon
Most powerful Hebrew King.