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    A. List a timeline for the historical development of the Jewish faith through the present day.

    B. List Jewish rituals, practices, key beliefs, and holy days.

    C. List issues for Jews today and tomorrow.

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    Timeline for the Development of the Jewish Faith (ancient dates are approximate, and some are in dispute between different historical chronologers)

    1813 Abraham born
    1713 Isaac born
    1653 Jacob/Israel born
    1429 Egyptian slavery of Israel begins
    1314 Moses at the burning bush
    1280 The Exodus and the Torah given to Israel at Mt. Sinai
    1200-1050 Period of the Judges
    1010-970 David conquers Jerusalem and makes it the capital
    931 Solomon builds Temple
    722 Northern tribes taken into Assyrian exile
    586 Southern tribes taken into Babylonian exile; Temple destroyed
    520-515 Second Temple built
    450-500 Reformation led by Ezra and Nehemiah
    250-200 Hebrew Scriptures translated into Greek (Septuagint, LXX)
    166-160 Maccabean Revolt against Antiochus Epiphanes (Greek/Syrian Empire)
    20 Herod begins redesign of Temple in Jerusalem
    4 Yeshua ("Jesus") born

    30 Yeshua crucified
    70 Second Temple destroyed by Romans
    132-135 Second Jewish Revolt against Rome
    200 Mishna compiled and edited
    368 Jerusalem Talmud ...