By Tori Teffeteller
History and Beliefs
Judaism is a religion that has one god (monotheistic) Tetragrammation. Their holy book is the Torah. The Jewish wear a special hat called a Kippah when they pray, and eat. Hanukkah is a eight holiday celebration around Christmas time for the Jews. A holy place for the jews is Jerusalem.
Worship no other God.
Honor and respect your father and mother.
Do not take images to worship.
Hinduism is a polytheistic religion they believe in lots of gods but the main ones are Brahma, Vishun, and Shava. There is not just one holy book there is Bhagavad-Gita, Ramayana, and Veda. There are many holidays but the major one is Krishna Jayanti- Birthday of Lord Krishna (July-August).
One of the ancient holy towns of the Hindus is
Buddhism is polytheistic. There is not a "God" but they worship the Buddha. There holy book us called the Tripitaka. One major holiday is the Vesak the birthday of the Buddha. The Lumbini is the holy place where the Buddha was born.
Some of their major beliefs are
Do not harm or kill living things.
Do not take things unless they are freely given.
Lead a decent life.
Do not speak unkindly or tell lies.
Islam is monotheistic, their god is Allah. There holy book is the Quran, a major holiday which is used for fasting is Ramadan. The holy city is Mecca.
Major beliefs are
Believe in one god.
Belief in the angles.