Was there ever a Persian ruler who was Jewish?
Pick one of the contemporary branches of Judaism or Islam and write a summary that: 1. Identifies its origin. 2. Compares and contrasts the branch with its mainline tradition.
Using Leviticus chapter 7, what is the peace offering? Explain the three different types of peace from God.
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.
What is the Jewish understanding of covenant? How does it differ from the notion of contract?
How has the history of Judaism influenced the Jewish people's understanding of themselves? What do you think are the most important events in their history? Why?
I need to compile a presentation geared toward teaching a younger person (age 9-14) about Judaism. I need to cover these main points: 1. Relationship with God/Torah 2. History of Key Sacred Texts 3. Ten Commandments 4. Jerusalem 5. The Nation of Israel 6. Different Sects of Judaism 7. The Holocaust 8. & 9. Sacred P
I need help getting started. I am a teacher of Judaism. My students range from ages 9 to 14. My job is to teach Judaism to these children on the following topics: Relationship with God/Torah Old Testament History Ten Commandments Jerusalem The Nation of Israel Different Sects of Judaism The Holocaust Sacred Pract
How would life be different if you were Jewish? What are some aspects of Judaism that are attractive? What aspects are challenging?
What are the major tenets or basic doctrinal teachings of Judiasm, based on the six points of the Star of David? Briefly explain each.
What happens at a service in a synagogue?
So many people had problems with the Jewish religion over the years, while at the same time I have always heard them referred to as the chosen people - where did these problems start?
What is religious mysticism and what does it mean in the Jewish faith?
Briefly explain the history and structure of the Pentateuch?
Please explain in several paragraphs in very simple, easy to understand language the history of the United and Divided Monarchy (rulers, dates, and all significant events).
Please explain: (a) the significant achievements (and type of leadership) carried out by Saul, David and Solomon and (b) explain to us in easy to understand terms the "united monarchy" in terms of a political and religious continuum. Sure want to thank you!
Could you summarize the event leading up to the Rebellion and War against Romans by the Jews in 66 BC and then discuss the main points about the Wars between the Jews and Romans: the War of 66-70 CE? What role did the Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes, and Zealots play in this war(s)? How do the walls of Jerusalem fit in? An articl
What is meant by the Hellenistic influence? Does it refer to the influence of Greece or what? Could you give me the dates and a summary of this period. Thanks.
I'm having trouble with dates...every source seems different...do I have this correct? Jonah=7th Century BC Micah=8th Century BC If anyone has the exact dates of their life that would be appreciated, too.
Hi, Our study group was told to understand the concept of shame in the Book of Psalms: well, we have found a number of verses like Psalms 83,14.6; 22.6 (5); 25.2, 3, 20; 31.2 (1), 18 (17); 37.19; 44.16 (15); 69.7 (6), 20 (19); 71.1; 89.46 (45); 119.6, 31, 46, 80, 116; 127.5 but outside of the verses themselves that we found, we
Our study group has another issue we aren't agreeing on...Noah has 3 Sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth....This we know...but we are not agreeing on the significance of Ham to Israelite History. Can you help?
What special privileges and advantages are attached to the concept of "birthright" that belong to the first-born son among the Jews?