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Summary: Contemporary Judaism

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.

Judaism Pres.

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.

History of Judaism

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?

Judaism Presentation

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

Tenets of Judaism

What are the major tenets or basic doctrinal teachings of Judiasm, based on the six points of the Star of David? Briefly explain each.

Jewish History

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?

United and Divided Monarchy

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).

Achievements of Saul, David, and Solomon & the United Monarchy

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!

Wars between the Jews and Romans: the War of 66-70 CE

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

Hellenism and the Hellenistic Influence

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 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.

Explain Shame

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

Old Testament: Birthright

What special privileges and advantages are attached to the concept of "birthright" that belong to the first-born son among the Jews?