religions in the middle east
Followers within Judaism are called Jews. They are monotheist (belief in one God) just like Christianity and Islam. Their God is called Yahweh. Their holy book is the Torah which was written by Moses. One of their traditions is that they can only eat kosher food. Their place of worship is called a synagogue and there worship leader is called a rabbi. Some of their holy days are Rash Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Rash Hashanah is when the Jewish new year happens and you pray for a good new year. Yom Kippur is the day of atonement when you act like angels, ask for forgiveness, and pray all day. There holy city is Jerusalem because it is the sacred city where they temple was. Their common figure is Abraham. Their central teachings include a strong belief in justice as shown by God's reward or punishment. They also await the coming of the messiah.