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My Top 10 Topics in Judaism (in no particular order)

My Top Ten Topics in Judaism (in no particular order)

  • The Passover (Pesach) - A major festival celebrating the freedom of the Hebrew from exile in Egypt.

  • The Sabbath (shabbat) – The day of rest when Jews are forbidden to work

  • The Synagogue – The meeting place and the place where Jews worship together.

  • The Torah – The most sacred Jewish writing consisting of the books of the law written by hand on scrolls.

  • The Commandments.-The 6i3 laws (commandments) given to Moses at Mt Sinai and found in the Torah.

  • The Rabbi – the teacher and leader at the synagogue.

  • Yom Kippur – The Day of Atonement and the holiest day for Jews.

  • Hanukkah – A Jewish festival of light celebrating the re-dedication of the Temple after it had been defiled by Antiochus Epiphanes in the second century BC.

  • Rosh Hashanah – The Day of Judgement and the Jewish New Year.

  • The Family – They meet regularly including each sabbath and on special days to share meals.

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