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My Ancient History
- Israelites/Jews lived northeast of Egypt.
- The Jewish civilization started developing and growing after 1800 B.C.E.
- The Jews originally lived in Mesopotamia but moved.
- In 1950 B.C.E. Abraham migrated to Canaan.
- Famine forced Israelites to flee from Canaan to Egypt in about 1800 B.C.E. according to Torah.
- There was four important Jewish leaders back then
- The greatest Israelite leader was Moses because he led his people out of slavery and for that God gave him promised land for his faithful obedience.
- When Abraham moved to Ur, Mesopotamia many scholars thought his name was Abram and thought that he was born on 2000 B.C.E.
- The book of Torah says that when Abram was 99 God spoke to him again and said "I will make a covenant between myself and you" and God promised to love and protect Abraham's descendants.
- Moses received the ten commandments on Mt. Sinai alone when he went up to pray on the mountain.
- By about 1300's almost all of Abraham's descendants were living in Egypt
- After King Davids death, Solomon became king around 965 B.C.E.
- In about 1000 B.C.E. the Israelite were at war with their rival The Philistines.
Question 2: How did Judaism start? The religion started as a small group of Hebrews who went through suffering, persecution, desperation, and occasional wins has continued into a religion.Judaism- religionFacts.com
Question 3: When was Judaism founded? Judaism was founded in 2500 BC