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History of Judaism

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The History of Judaism is the history of the Jewish people, their religion and culture, tracing back to the Biblical patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob of the 18th c. BCE. The earliest mention of Israel as a people was discovered in an inscription on the Merneptah Stele from the 1200s BCE.

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Briefly. It started with abraham working out that there is only one source to the universe despite the polytheistic and pagan philosophies believed at that time. Then God revealed Himself to abraham and said that a great nation will descend from him (all this around 1800 bce). After a few...
If you are referring to the dispute between Hebrew and Grecian Jewsfound in Acts, then you can find the answer in Acts 6:1. "Now inthose days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, therearose a complaint against the Hebrews by the Hellenists [GrecianJews], because their widows were...
Jews have reputations of being very intelligent and clever, whichcould lead to respect by their society. However, they have alsobeen discriminated against for having a different religion.
There is only one theory (though it's not so much a theory as a tradition): There was famine in the land of Canaan so they moved to Egypt to escape starvation.
You should go to an encyclopaedia or online dictionary to get thisanswer.
God is not only important to the ancient Hebrews but also to thepresent generation. These people at that time saw that there is asupreme being controlling the universe. Life originates from theAlmighty and as such everything depends on Him.
When the Pharisee reacted that Jesus violated the rules of the Sabbath,\nJesus then told them about the time of King David. David and his men ate the food of the temple even it was only required for a priest.Abiathar the priest at that time allowed them because Yahweh allowed it. Jesus then told the...
God used many individuals an many nations to defend the Israelitethroughout history.
The Red Sea. In the Biblical story of Moses (Exodus chapter 14), heparts the sea to save the Hebrews from the Egyptians.
The reaction of Arabs living in Israel to the increase in Jewishimmigration was threefold: -- complain about their influx to any international body that wouldlisten; -- create Arab paramilitaries to fight the Jews and have severalpogroms to make the Jews fearful; -- sell them as much land as they...
Herzl, assigned to the Dreyfus trial in Paris by an Austriannewspaper, saw that anti-Antisemitism could not be eliminated inEurope. He sought another land for the Jewish People - Zion(Israel). He became a Zionist because he also realized that Israel,which has been the homeland of the Jewish people...
Because he was besties with Hitler
It's estimated between 3,000 and and 9,000 gays and lesbians diedin concentration camps.
Because becoming a Christian and identifying with them by Baptismwas essentially betraying the Judaic faith and changing sides.
Abraham is considered as the father of the Jewish nation; andtradition states that Abraham founded Judaism. The Kuzari (Rabbi Judah HaLevi, 1075-1141) states that Abraham(18th century BCE) was gifted with high intelligence; and, asMaimonides (1135-1204) describes, Abraham didn't blindly accept...
The Jewish population of England, which had been living in Englandat least from the time of the Norman Conquest and likely sinceRoman times, were expelled in 1290 by a decree of Edward I ofEngland. Before that, many were killed in pogroms. Jewish people were not allowed back into England until the...
Concentration camps covered at least two types of activities: onefor slave labor; one for death
$103.6914 or $103.70. . Answer 2 You have to decide whether you're asking about the weight of 400shekels at today's worth (4.4 kilo silver at today's price) or itsancient purchasing power, which was quite different. A singlesilver shekel was enough to support a small family for about oneweek, so...
Six million Jews died as a result of the Nazi persecution. Many ofthose that survived immigrated to the United States or Israel.Dachau, the first concentration camp help those deemed problematicby the Nazi's including political prisoners, homosexuals, beggars,Jewish journalists, and Jewish lawyers.
Artifacts, includeing the Torah
The lews will be persecuted by the heathen, enemy nations, foreignnations, all people, and especially by the descendants of Ishmael,Edom, and Esau. In short, everyone would persecute the jews. They were warned repeatedly that they would be cursed if they werenot faithful to their covenant with God...
England expelled Jews in 1290. The government allowed return duringOliver Cromwell in the 1647. France in 1182 and 1306 to garner Jewish wealth. The Frenchgovernment allowed Jews to return during the French Revolution,1791
The Holocaust. This made many more non-Jews sympathetic to Zionism as well as convincing the more religious Jews of the necessity of the Jewish State.
most of them have immigrated to many countries all over the world.
Noah went and took a wife, and he chose Naamah the daughter ofEnoch, and she was five hundred and eighty years old. - Book of Jasher 5:15 Most experts on the subjects would agree that her name was probablyNaamah (Haykel or Titea are also remote possibilities) The name ofthe woman that Noah chose...
Answer 1 Abraham is the father of Isaac from whom the Jewish people descended. Neither Avraham or Moses founded Judaism as Judaism is based on national revelation and therefore does not have a single founder. That being said, Avraham was the first person to accept and worship One God and...
Answer 1 Interesting question which I also wondered about a while ago. It goes like this: People believe that the Jews are the chosen people. The Jews, Christians and Muslims believe this, maybe even other groups also, cos it is written so in the ancient books. So being of the chosen people...
Judaism has One God (Deuteronomy 6:4), who created the universe(Genesis 1:1).
The Jews were forced to leave Palestine after an unsuccessful revolt against their Roman overlords, about 70 AD. They were scattered by the Romans to all points of the compass. Where ever they were they preserved their ethnic and religious identity, which often led to persecutions. The Jews never...
A: Although there are hints of prejudice by Greeks and Romans against Jews as far back as the third century BCE, this was probably little different from prejudice against 'barbarians' and other ethnic groups. Antisemitism really began with the first Christian emperor, Constantine, in the fourth...
There are so many proclamations concerning Jews that this question is meaningless. Typically, the King or Political Leader would put his word and his soldiers to defend the proclamations he uttered or would do no such thing (which would result in paper-rights but not actual rights).
Because he believed that Jews were a blight to humanity and he tookit upon himself to try to annihilate them. Hitler and his Nazi officials were strongly anti-Semitic and thusthe Holocaust.
They were also barred from the civil service and from certain professions to gather in ghetos and in death camps. Jews were not allowed to have a job in Germany.
To speakers of Hebrew and Yiddish, non-Jews are referred to politely as "Goyim". The word is Hebrew, and means "nations". Since the People of Israel are one nation, it would follow that any non-Jew would be of the "Other Nations". To speakers of English, non-Jews are referred to as "non-Jews"...
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The German economy was not 'in ruins throughout the 1930s'. Like most other countries it was hit by the Great Depression that followed the stockmarket crash of October 1929. It was affected more severely than, for example, Britain and for a while had an extremely high rate of unemployment in the ...
The Jewish community have been traditionally a closed group of traders with keen business acumen and have the ability to make wealth in investments that have high return either in investments in commodities, finance, or assets.They have been unjustly persecuted in human history for their business...
Those non-Jewish people risked their lives by hiding Jews or by helping them escape to neutral countries such as Switzerland or Sweden.
Nazi propaganda had all kinds of conspiracy theories about the causes of the Great Depresssion, but they were not widely believed. Note. The Great Depression lasted from about 1930-1935 or later, depending on the country. No one group can really be blamed for the great depression. There are of...
The Nazis had various methods for torturing Jews. The first torture was \nthe train transport to the camps often lasting several days without food\nor water, crowded into cattle trucks. the Jews were then split\nup and their hair was cut this was to be done naked and under the eyes \nof anyone...
Venetian Ghetto The Venetian Ghetto, which is actually where the term comes from,is emblematic of ghettos worked. The areas where Jews were allowedto live were walled off from the rest of Canareggio district inVenice. There were height restrictions on buildings as well,leading to general...
Feelings towards the Jews in Europe varied from relativeindifference to (indeed) hate. The reason was a combination offactors. Religion was one: the Jews as "killers of our Lord Jesus"was an argument often used, and the Biblical quote "His blood be onour heads" was seen as a good reason to see or...
Moses freed the Jews from Egypt. It happened in the book of Exodus.
There is no single event that can be unanimously declared "the most important". But if you survey different Jews, you make get these answers: . The revelation of Torah at Mt. Sinai . Abraham's realization that there is one God . The destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem . The Holocaust ....
Apart from the biblical account little is known about the ancient Hebrews before the beginning of the first millennium BCE. From burial sites and garbage dumps, archaeologists know that there seems to have been an influx of people iinto the Palestinian hinterland around 1250 BCE, and that these...
Historians have listed six explanations as to why some people hatethe Jews: 1) Economic: Some people hate Jews because "they possess too muchwealth and power." 2) Chosen People: Some hate the Jews because Jews claim that theyare the chosen people (Exodus ch.19 and other passages). 3) Scapegoat: Jews...
United States 5,300,000 - 7,039,000 or 7,282,000 2016, YIVO . Answer 2 As of 2018, Israel has the largest Jewish population withover 6,484,000 Jews. This is about 45% of the world's Jewishpopulation. Claims that the US has a higher Jewish population are based uponthe inclusion of two million...
Answer 1 According to the Bible, God made the Jews; they were originallyknown as Hebrews and Israelites, but eventually they came to beknown as Jews. If you do not believe in the Bible, there are manyhistorical and sociological theories about the origins of theworld's religions; like many other...
You don't give a timeframe. If you want to find out about where Jews from Nazi Germany emigrated to, please see the related question below.
The Ziz bird is listed in Wikipedia as "Jewish Mythology". You decide.
Depends: sometimes death, pain, spots on cloths body and house,etc.etc.
He built mamsada because he wanted to feel like a king
The Bible makes no mention of any sports played by the ancient Hebrews.
The Palestinian Arabs were frustrated and aggrieved. They believed(and many still do) that all of the land belonged to them and beingforced to share it with an invader from outside of the countrywould be ridiculous. The UN Partition Plan in particular accordedthe Jewish State much more land than the...
Titus and the Roman army.
The writings of Judaism may be divided into several categories.These include: the Tanakh, the Talmud, the other works of our earlysages, and the works of later Rabbis. The Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) is also called "the Written Torah," incontrast to the Oral Torah, which is the body of tradition that...
They Traded... . Food . Jewelry . Clothing
Yes, but it depends on what you really mean by toleration (tolerance). The Prussian Emancipation Edict of 1812: . Abolished discriminatory taxes on Jews. (They no longer had to pay for permission to reside in Prussia and taxes on Jewish marriages were abolished). . They were allowed to own...
See the attached Related Link for a full timeline.
One country is Germany xD
He was the Seleucid Syrian-Greek ruler who persecuted the religious Jews some 2150 years ago.
After the first World War, Germany was greatly fined by France (They finished paying it off within the last 5 years). Thus plunged Germany into a great debt. Hitler promised to "make Germany great". He rose through Prussia first. beacuse of this, Prussia was dissolved after the war. Hitler used...
Moses and Abraham would both answer to that description.
A Jewish country in Israel.
There are a number of such peoples depending on how far back you go. Some of the more obvious ones include: Jews, Romani, Armenians, Kurds, Dravidians, Kalmyks, Chechens, Tibetans, and Uiyghur. There are uncountable others.
It depends on what "other" means, since no point of reference isgiven. However, during Persian rule, Jews mostly containedthemselves to Mesopotamia, the southern Levant region, and someareas of central Persia (like Persepolis). The real Diaspora wouldbe caused later by the Romans. Answer: Within...
the Holocaust, a name coined after WW2 for the Nazis' systematicmurder of some 6 million Jews along with gypsies, homosexuals,mentally-ill and many more. Adolf Hitler wanted the Jewsexterminated, to suit his cruelly absurd racial theories.
Hashem al-Tarif is an Egyptian mountan in the Sinai Peninsula thatsome Biblical Scholars and TV personalities have argued is the"real" Mount Sinai. No religious scholarship in Judaism orChristianity has supported this claim.
There is no mention in the Bible of any sports that the ancient Hebrews might have played.
Eh? What's the evidence for this?
Yes. He was Jewish Scientist who supported the Jewish Right to Self-Determination.
Go to the Related Link below. it will give you a depiction of Masada in the days of Herod there are additional sites for more info
We'll list a few of them here, if you promise not to laugh. Remember that these were simple, unsophisticated people, mostly shepherds and farmers, with a culture based on no more than the myths and legends that uneducated parents were able to pass on to their children. These ancient customs...
You need to specify a country or region and the timeframe.
People kill Jews now and killed Jews in the past because they hatedthem. They were killed for being Jews. They existed. Their crimeconsisted of being what they were. They were considered to be pureevil, to those for whom the Jews' living constituted a capitalcrime. Those who operated outside of...
Some antipathy would naturally arise even if the tax collectors just collected what was due - no one likes to pay taxes... But the Romans allowed tax collectors to add their own charge to what was owed - sort of a "handling charge." The amount they added was unregulated, but still backed by Roman...
He lived 1135-1204 and is buried in Tverya (Tiberias).
first synagogue was built in 1371-1387
This is a very easy anserwer and simple too. The puishment was either Death or a sentence in one of the work-camps situated all over the Nazi's terrotry
Answer 1 There is no difference. Zionism, which is the Jewish desire for a homeland in Israel, is a core aspect of Judaism. Answer 2 They are fundamentally different concepts. Zionism is the belief that the Jews should have political self-sovereignty and is the patriotic sentiment behind the...
About 450,000 (out of a total population of 47 million).