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Can Moses be considered the founder of Judaism?

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Answered 2008-01-01 11:46:00

No. Moses cannot be considered the founder of Judaism. Moses was chosen by G-d to take the Jews out of Egyptian slavery. By Moses' time there were already over 2 million Jews around. Abraham can be considered the founder of Judaism, as he is referred to the the forefather of all Jews.

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