Religion / Belief System
Judaism is an ancient monotheistic religion, with the Torah as its foundational text and supplemental oral tradition represented by later texts such as the Midrash and the Talmud. Judiasm is one of the oldest religions in the world that still exists today. Jewish history, beliefs, and traditions were recorded in the Hebrew Bible beginning as early as the 8th century BCE. Although it never achieved dominant numbers, the faith of the Hebrews—just one of many ancient Middle Eastern tribes—continues to exert a profound influence in the modern western world.Their sacred text, the Hebrew Bible, teaches several doctrines - such as those about God, the Messiah, human beings .Moses was the main founder of Judaism, but Jews can trace their history back as far as Abraham. 6 million Jews were murdered in the Holocaust in an attempt to wipe out Judaism.