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Judaism By: Tyler, Alisha, Wally, and Carla World History Int. Period 7 Mrs. Norton Who is/are the founder(s)? • Abraham and Moses are the founders of Judaism Moses Abraham Where is/are the founder(s) from and what time period did he live in? • Jerusalem • 18th or 19th century (BCE) Current Majority Location of Judaism Alisha Hiskey - Israel has the greatest number of Jewish people in the world with more than 5,000,000 people. - 41% of all Jews live in Israel. - The United States houses 40% of the Jewish population. - The other 19% is distributed among other countries such as France, Canada, The United Kingdom, and Russia. The Torah • The Torah is the five books of Moses: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. • The word “torah” is the entire Jewish bible • There is no old testament • The new testament in Christianity is not included in the Torah • The torah consists of the Torah, Nevi’im, and Kethuvim • Torah means “The Law” • Nevi’im means “The Prophets” • Kethuvim means “The Writings” The Torah The Afterlife View - A term Jewish people use to describe death is the rejoining of one ancestors. - Gan Eden or heaven is described of a great place of joy. - Sitting in golden banquet tables and enjoying lavish banquets. The Afterlife View - Gehinnom or Hell is described a s a dark pit. - In the Gehinnom is a place of punishment for up to 12 months. - Then they go to Gan Eden. Only the wicked ones stay at Gehinnom eternally.
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