Judaism

The followers are called Jews

More Information about Judaism

The Holy Site for Judaism is the Holy Temple (the first Jewish temple) which is located in Jerusalem. For the Jews, their Holy Book is called the Torah. The Role of the Torah is the laws of God which includes 613 commandments. Jews worship in Synagogues during Friday evening to Saturday evening. Their worship leader is called Rabbis. Some of the practices and rituals that the Jews do, include Kosher which is foods that have no mixing of dairy and meat, no pork or pork products and no shellfish. Also, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah is a special ceremony where Jewish boys (13 years old) and girls (12 yeas old) can become adults in the eyes of the Jewish religion. Rosh Hasherah the Jewish New Year Festival which is taken place in September or October. Another Jewish holiday is Yon Kippur which is when Jewish people fast, pray, and atone their sins. Passover marks the liberation of the Jews from slavery in Egypt. Finally, Hanuakah is the festival of lights and celebrates the miracle of oil lasting 8 days when only enough oil for 1 day.

Common Beliefs Between Christianity, Judaism, & Islam

In all three religions Abraham is the common religious figure. Also they only believe in one god which is called monotheism. So Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are all monotheistic religions.

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The Holy Temple

This is the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. It is the Holy Site for Judaism.
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