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1

The Hebrews created a new form of religious belief, a monotheism based on the worship of a god they called ___.

Yaweh

2

The religious ideas of the Hebrew people were written down in what became the Hebrew Bible - later Christians would call this collection of books the

Old Testament

3

In class we noted that I Samuel tells the story of the demand by the Hebrews that they be ruled by a ___ instead of Samuel.

King

4

The textbook defines the Jewish concept of the Covenant as a formal ___ between Yahweh and the Jewish people.

agreement

5

In 587 BCE Judah was crushed by the Babylonians and many Hebrews were sent in an exile that became known as the Babylonian ___

captivity

6

In 550 BCE Cyrus the Great was King of the ___ and his empire was centered in modern day Iran

Persians

7

The film we watched to learn about Hebrew history uses the Documentary ___ to explain how the Hebrews developed and recorded their history.

Hypothesis

8

The film we watched suggests that the story of ___ illustrates key features of Judaism, such as turning away from idolatry and the notion that we are all brothers and sisters.

Abraham

9

While living in exile the Hebrews were on the verge of extinction, so they concluded that they must have done something ____.

wrong

10

The Ten Commandments are significant in that they shift the emphasis from making sacrifices to please the gods to how it is that we are to treat other ___

people

11

___ is the Hebrew leader who is credited with leading the Hebrews out of Egyptian slavery

Moses

12

The story of the affair between David and Bathsheba teaches the Hebrew lesson that no individual is above the ___

law