Followers are called Jews

Judaism place of worship

The synagogue is the Jewish place of worship, but is also used as a place to study, and often as a community centre as well. Orthodox Jews often use the Yiddish word shul (pronounced shool) to refer to their synagogue. In the USA, synagogues are often called temple.

The Holy Book

The Torah (using the article) is the Holy Book of Judaism and is comprised of first five books of the Old Testament (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy). They are also called The Pentateuch. Left: A scroll containing the Torah, the 'Five Books' supposedly written by Moses.


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