Judaism

All about Judaism

The Jewish religion have lots of teachings and beliefs. Jewish people participate in Shabbat. This is a holy day from Friday evening to Saturday evening. Jewish people study the Talmud. They also follow God's laws, such as the 10 Commandments. They also believe in heavy justice;God considers all people equal. People who follow the religion are called Jewish. One Jewish sacrament is that some only eat Kosher foods- no pig, shellfish, or mixing of milk and meat. Also, Bar or Bat mitzvah at the age of 13. The jewish place of worship is a synoque. The worship leader in Judaism is a Rabbi. The holy book is the Tanakh. Some holy days/Holidays are Rosh Hashanah which is the new year when they fast, Yom Kippur is when the fasting ends and they celebrate, and Hannukah is when they celebrate the miracle of oil lasting 8 days when it was only enough for 1 day in temple. Some holy cities/places are the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

Similarities with other religions

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all view Abraham as a very important figure. Also, all three religions are monotheistic, which means they believe in only one god.