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

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