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  1. Free will
    power of acting on one’s own power
  2. Yetzer ha-ra:
    inclination to do evil or bad things
  3. Yetzer ha-tov:
    inclination to do justice or good things
  4. Messianic Age:
    future time of universal peace on earth
  5. Talmud:
    Jewish civil and ceremonial law and legend
  6. Abraham:
    Hebrew patriarch whom all Jews descend from; made a covenant with God
  7. Moses:
    led the Israelites out of slavery and to the Promised Land
  8. Anti-Semitism:
    intense dislike or prejudice against the Jewish people
  9. Sabbath:
    holy day of rest

    • Synagogue:
    • place of Jewish worship
  10. Covenant:
    the agreement made between God and his people
  11. B’rit milah:
    the covenant of circumcision
  12. Torah:
    Jewish law, teaching; the five books of Moses
  13. El-Shaddai:
    God
  14. Mitzvah (pl: mitzvot):
    obligation/commandment in the Torah
  15. Halakhah (pl: halakhot):
    Jewish law
  16. Mashiach:
    Messiah
  17. Israel:
    the worldwide Jewish community and the promised land
  18. Kedushah:
    holiness
  19. Teshuvah:
    repentance
  20. Hebrew:
    language of the Jewish scriptures
  21. Shekhinah:
    the presence of God
  22. Tikkun olam:
    reparation of the universe
  23. Kashrut:
    biblical dietary restrictions, such as the humane killing of animals to be eaten
  24. Monotheism:
    belief in one god

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