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  • JUDAISMMainMenu

  • JUDAISMKEY PERSONS Abraham

  • JUDAISMKEY PERSONS Abraham Moses

  • JUDAISM MosesKEY PERSONS AbrahamDATE about 2000 BCLOCATIONMiddle East

  • JUDAISMKEY WRITINGSThe Tanakh (Old Testament), especially the Torah (first five books of the Old Testament)The Talmud (explanation of the Tanakh)Teachings of each branch: OrthodoxConservativeReformWritings of sages, such as Maimonides

  • JUDAISMWHO IS GOD?God is spirit.

    To Orthodox Jews, God is personal, all-powerful, eternal, and compassionate.

  • JUDAISMGod is spirit.

    To Orthodox Jews, God is personal, all-powerful, eternal, and compassionate.WHO IS GOD?BibleYahweh, the sacred name of God, as written in HebrewTo other Jews, God is impersonal, unknowable, and defined in a number of different ways.

    There is no Trinity.

  • JUDAISMJesus is seen either as an extremist false messiah or a good but martyred Jewish rabbi (teacher).

    Many Jews do not acknowledge Jesus at all.

    Jews (except for Messianic Jews and Hebrew Christians) do not believe Jesus was the Messiah or the Son of God, or that he rose from the dead.

    Orthodox Jews believe the Messiah will restore the Jewish kingdom and eventually rule the earth. BibleWHO IS JESUS?

  • JUDAISMSome Jews believe that the Holy Spirit is another name for Gods activity on earth.

    Others say that the Holy Spirit is Gods love or power.BibleWHO IS THE HOLY SPIRIT?

  • JUDAISMSome Jews believe that prayer, repentance, and obedience to the Law are necessary for salvation.

    Other Jews believe that salvation is the improvement of society.

    HOW TO BE SAVEDBible

  • JUDAISMSome Jews believe there will be a physical resurrection.

    The obedient will live forever with God; the unrighteous will suffer.

    Some Jews do not believe in a conscious life after death.WHAT HAPPENS AFTER DEATHBible

  • JUDAISMOTHER BELIEFS AND PRACTICESMeeting in synagogues on the Sabbath (Sabbath is Friday evening to Saturday evening).

    Circumcision of males.

  • JUDAISMOTHER BELIEFS AND PRACTICESMany holy days and festivals, includingPassover Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles)Hanukkah (Feast of Dedication)Rosh Hashanah (New Year)Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)PurimJerusalem is considered the holy city.

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