Judaism

A follower of Judaism is known as a Jew

About Judaism

The Hebrew Tanakh is the Jewish holy book, similar to the Christian Old Testament is comprised of the Torah (Hebrew: 'Law'), Nevi'im ('Prophets') and Ketuvim ('Writings').

The Jews worship at a place called synagogue and the Worship leader is called Rabbi.

In Judaism they believe there is one God. Some Jews see God as an external force, a being outside of the universe who listens to prayers, controls lives, creates miracles, and judges.


Once a Jewish boy turns 13 they have a Barmitzvah that is a ceremony marking the 'coming of age' of Jewish Boys and observation of the Sabbath.

Yom Kippur is probably the most important holiday of the Jewish year and occurs on the 10th day of Tishri. Many Jews who do not observe any other Jewish custom will refrain from work, fast and/or attend synagogue services on this day.

Rosh Hashanah is the start of the new year lots of praying happens at this time.

Rosh Hashanah is commonly known as the Jewish New Year and occurs on the first and second days of Tishri.


The common holy site you will see is called Jerusalem also known to Jews as the city of the prophets.People do not know when Judaism was founded.

The person who founded Abraham. Just like Islam and Christianity, Abraham is a key figure in their religious texts. Another thing common to Christianity, Islam and Judaism is that there is just one God and that their God is the God of Abraham.

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is probably the most important holiday of the Jewish year. Many Jews who do not observe any other Jewish custom will refrain from work, fast and/or attend synagogue services on this day.

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