Judaism

Judaism

Judaism is the religion of the Jewish people and the followers are known as Jews. Judaism teachings and laws are recorded in text called, "Torah" and consists of the first five books of the Hebrew Bible. Judaism teaches that God is the source of morality (standards of right and wrong. Traditional Jewish practices consist of eating and working. The foods they eat are permitted on by the Bible and called kosher foods. Jewish places of worship are called synagogues and have Torah scrolls written Hebrew. Worship leaders are called Scholars and Rabbis. They interpret the basic teachings of the Torah. Jewish holidays are different each year. Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. Yom Kippur is the day of Atonement and Passover celebrates God's rescue of the Israelities from slavery. The holy cities are Mesopotamia, Iraq and Jerusalem.


Monotheism is the common belief that Judaism, Christianity & Islam all share as well as the biblical figure, Abraham.