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–Some in Talmud, most in Midrash
- –those Jews who come from Europe, especially
- eastern Europe
Bar (Bat) Mitzvah,
–“Son/Daughter of the commandment”
- –Rite of passage, in which one reads from the
- –Boys age 13, girls age 12 (no bat mitzvah in
- orthodox groups)
–Halfway between orthodox and assimilated
–Part of the Talmud
- – Commentary by later rabbis on issues raised in
- the Mishnah
Palestinian and Babylonian.
–Part of oral torah
- –the festival of lights which celebrates the
- Jewish victory over the Hellenization program of Antiochus IV
– Group of Ultra-Orthodox Jews
–Small head covering worn by men.
–food which Jews are permitted to eat
No pork, no mixing milk and meat, etc.
–The anticipated savior of the Jews. Means “anointed one.”
- –first two paragraphs of the Shema,
- placed in a small box affixed to the door post
–Written form of the Aggadah.
–ritual bath in running water
–used by priests or orthodox women
- – ten males (orthodox) or males and females
- (conservative or reform) required for certain prayers
- – the written compilation of what had been oral Halachah
- (law). Discussions of the early rabbis.
–It was set down in written from about 200 ce.
–Group of Ultra-Orthodox
–opponents of the Hasidim
- – the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites out of
- Egypt and delivered the Law during their years of wandering in the wilderness.
- that live strictly by all the jewish commandments
- to correct beliefs and doctrines.
adherence to correct actions or practices.
- important in Judaism than orthodoxy
- festival celebrating the deliverance from Egypt
- riots which resulted in the murder of Jews and the pillaging of their homes and
- festival celebrating the deliverance of the Jews in the days of queen Esther
–an authorized teacher
–Consider most of the Jewish laws irrelevant to the modern world.
- celebrating the new year
- holy day of rest and reflection observed each Saturday
– the order of the ritual of the Passover meal
–Jews who have come from Spain or Arab lands
- –literally “hear”; the name for Israel’s
- fundamental confession of faith found in Deuteronomy 6:4
- – the ram’s horn sounded 100 times on Rosh
- Hashanah and again to end Yom Kippur
- –the feast of the tabernacles, commemorating
- divine protection of Israel during her wanderings in the wilderness
- – a Jewish house of worship, often having
- facilities for religious instruction
- –the Mishnah plus the Gemara; the foundational writings of the Orthodox
- Jewish life
- – the made up name for the Jewish bible (the
- Christian old testament) based on its three parts – Torah, Nevi’im
- and Ketuvim
- –two leather boxes which are worn on the arm and
- on the forehead at weekday morning prayers
– the Penteteuch. Or the first five books of the Tanak
–the day of atonement
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