Judaism

What is Judaism all about

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Judaism followers are called Jews, Judaism dates back to 4,000 years ago. The central teachings and beliefs begin with a Hebrew man named Abraham who is considered the father of the Jewish faith. Abraham promoted the idea that there is one God. Also Abraham son Isaac, which had a son named Jacob who later founded the the twelve tribes of Israel. Jewish people believe in the Torah or the list of commandments given to the Israelites at Sinai. They believe in obedience to God's laws. The Jewish Holy days include Rosh Hashanah which is the day of the beginning of the ten day penitence culminating in Yom Kippur. It is marked by the blowing of the horn or shofar. Other Jewish Holidays are Passover as well as Hanukkah. The gathering place for Jews to practice their religion is synagogues. The Rabbis is the person who leads prayer services. The Torah is their Holy book. Israel is the main population of Jews however many cities with large Jewish population include Paris,London, Moscow,Buenos Aires and Marseille.