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Why do Jews celebrate Passover/ pasach

Celebrate when the last plague swept over Egypt

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Passover Torah quote

"Anyone who puts a cross in the form of lambs blood on their doors, I will Passover your home"

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What is one the sedar plate

Bone of a lamb- for the lambs blood cross

Glass of salty water- tears

Flatbread- when bread didn't have time to rise

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Why do Jews celebrate their festivals

Because they are MITZVOT

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What does Sukkot remember?

The end of harvest

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What does sukkot remind them of?

The 40 yrs in desert trying to find promise land

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How do Orthodox Jews celebrate sukkot?

Eat their meals outside in a hut to remember where they lived in desert

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What is rosh hashana?

Jewish new year

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What is Yom Kippur?

The day of judgement,
They admit their sins and try to be the best jew possible

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Why do Jews eat apples in honey at rosh hashana?

For a sweet new year

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Why is honey important to Jews?

Ancestors had no sugar so used honey instead

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When is Shabbat

Every week, Friday night to Sunday

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Kosher is a....

MITZVOT

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What is kosher about?

Purity of food

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Kosher food quote

"Any animal that chews the cud, and has a cloven hoof is not kosher"

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Why do reform Jews sometimes disagree with kosher

Hard to find kosher super markets

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What is Brit milah

The circumcision of a baby at 8 days old

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Brit milah is a...

MITZVOT

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Brit milah is also a...

Naming ceremony to give the baby a Jewish identity

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Girls have a...

Bat milah

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What is bat milah?

The naming of a female baby and a party

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What does Brit mean?

Baby

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What happens at a bar mitzvah

Boys at age 13 sing a part of the Torah in Hebrew.

They are now a young Jew with the responsibility to follow the MITZVOT

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What is a bat mitzvah

She reads the poem eishet chayil

Only females attend

She becomes a daughter of god

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Brit milah was a convent with...

Abraham to circumcise his son

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Mezuzah

Scrolls of shemah prayer on door

"There is one god and you shall love that god with everything"