The Fascinating World of Judaism

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What is Judaism?

A monotheistic religion

When did modern Judaism evolve from Yahwism?

By the late 6th century BCE

What is the Hebrew word 'torah' commonly translated as?

Law

What is the Tanakh known as to secular scholars of religion?

The Hebrew Bible

Which religious traditions were influenced by Judaism?

Christianity and Islam

What role did Judaism play in the formation of Western civilization?

Major

Which religious movement within Judaism maintains that the Torah and halakha are divine in origin and should be strictly followed?

Orthodox Judaism

Which Jewish religious movement generally promotes a law over culture interpretation of Judaism's requirements?

Karite

According to the Hebrew Bible, who is hailed as the first Hebrew and the father of the Jewish people?

Abraham

Who led the Exodus from Egypt according to the Hebrew Bible?

Moses

Which books, together with Nevi'im and Ketuvim, are known as Torah Shebikhtav?

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy

Which term was first used to describe the movement of Jewish converts to Christianity in the late 19th century?

Hebrew Christian

What is one of the defining distinctions between Judaism and Christianity according to Jews?

Belief in Jesus as a messianic figure and as divine

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