06 - Hebrews

Report
AIM: How were the Hebrew’s beliefs unique in the ancient
world?
DO NOW TRIVIA:
(1) I am the land promised to the Hebrew’s in the Old
Testament ____________
Canaan
(2) I am the title or name given to a messenger of God
____________
prophet
monotheism
(3) I am the belief in one god ____________
HW: Create a venn diagram comparing & contrasting
Hammurabi’s Code to the Ten Commandments.
WHY DO RELIGIONS HAVE SYMBOLS? WHAT
PURPOSE DO THEY SERVE?
Star of David
Israel’s flag
Menorah
Mezuzah
Torah
*NOTES*
JUDAISM- major world religion founded by the Hebrews in
1400 B.C. which became the first monotheistic belief
system. (monotheism-ONE GOD)
IMPORTANT FIGURES:
1. Abraham- first Hebrew to make a covenant
with God; father of monotheism
2. Moses- messenger of God (prophet) who
led the Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt and
was given the Ten Commandments
3. King David & his son Solomon- created a
Jewish empire and built the city of Jerusalem
*NOTES*
Torah- holy book
Monotheism 1 God
Synagogue or
temple- house of
worship
Important days:
Hannukah,
Passover, Yom
Kippur, Rosh
Hashanah
JUDAISM
Orthodox,
Conservative or
Reformed
Ten
Commandmentslaw code
Sabbathholy day is
Saturday
Kosher food (no
pork or shellfish)
Orthodox Jews in
Buenos Aires,
Argentina
Reformed Jew at
the wailing wall in
Jerusalem

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