WELCOME TO JUDAISM

STUDY THE TORAH

Synagogue

This is the place where we worship our God. Our God's name is YHWH (Yahweh), also Hashem is used for the name. Our God does not look like anyone, he is incorporeal. judaism has no official creed, or doctrine. Actions, not be beliefs, most important part of our religion. Followers of Judaism are called Jews.

Prayer

We pray to communicate with our God. we have thirteen articles of faith which include: God exists, God is one and unique, God is incorporeal, God is eternal, Prayer is to God only, prophets spoke truth, Moses was the greatest prophet, Torah was given to Moses, No other Torah, God knows thoughts and deeds of men, God will reward good and punish wicked, Messiah will come and the dead will be resurrected.

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HOLY CITY

Jerusalem

It is the sacred city of the prophets. It is the center of religious activity of Judaism. The pilgrims of Judaism travel to Jerusalem to pray at the Wailing Wall, considered to be a holy place.

Holy Music, Holy Days and Holidays

This is the holy music played and sung at celebrations like Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year), Hanukkah ( Festival of Lights - not Jewish Christmas), Pesach (Passover and Spring holiday), Shavuot (Pentcost), and Shabbat (Sabbath/Saturday).

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COMMON FIGURE TO JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM

God, Abraham and the prophets were common figures in all three religions.

VIEW OF GOD TO JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM

All three religions believe in one God. They may have different names for their one God, but He remains as only one.