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My Ancient History

Ancient Judaism


  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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 1: How many people are Jewish today? there are about 14 million Jewish people.Judism- religion facts. com

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-

Question 3: When was Judaism founded? Judaism was founded in 2500 BC

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