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Judaism

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Torah
The first five books of the Hebrew Bible containing the laws and teachings of Judaism.
Passover
a Jewish holiday celebrating the deliverance of the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt
synagogue
Jewish place of worship
Moses
Jewish prophet who led the Jews out of Egypt. He received the 10 Commandments from God.
Isaac
Son of Abraham and Sarah; born when they were very old and was almost sacrificed by his father
Palestine/Israel
Ancient homeland of the Jewish
Solomon
(Old Testament) son of David and king of Israel noted for his wisdom (10th century BC)
Bar Mitzvah
When a Jewish boy reads from the Torah and becomes a man
monotheism
belief in one God
Rabbi
A Jewish religious leader
Yishmael
Son of Hagaar and Abraham
10 commandments
moral code of laws, written by god and given to Moses
Talmud
Jewish commentary on the law
Shabbat
Jewish Sabbath which runs from Friday evening to Saturday evening
Sarah
(Old Testament) the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac
kosher
food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
Abraham
Founder of Judaism who, according to the Bible, led his family from Ur to Canaan in obedience to God's command.
Saul
The Jewish king who united the Jews and drove the Philistines out.
David
Great king of Israel who made Jerusalem its capital. He killed Goliath.

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