Lets Learn About Judaism!

The Central Beliefs of Judaism

1. God exists

2. God is one and unique

3. God is incorporeal

4. God is eternal

5. Prayer is to be directed to God alone and to no other

6. The words of the prophets are true

7. Moses’ prophecies are true and Moses was the greatest of the prophets

8. The written Torah (first five books of the bible) and oral Torah (teachings now contained in the Talmud) were given to Moses

9. There will be no other Torah

10. God knows the thoughts and deeds of men

11. God will reward the good and punish the wicked

12. The Messiah will come

13. The dead will be resurrected

Holy Places and Holidays

Jews worship in a Synagogue

There are four holy cities in Jewish tradition Jerusalem, Hevron, Safed, and Tiberias

The main holidays for Jews are:

· Roshashanah

· Yom Kippur

· Sukkot

· Hanukkah

· Tu B’Shevat

· Purim

· Pesach

Even More Info

  • The main concentration of Jews is in Israel, Europe, and the United States
  • Jews’ Sabbath day (main day of worship) is on Saturday
  • All three religions (Judaism, Islam, and Christianity) believe there is only one God this is called Monotheism. All three believe in angels and demons