no statues in synagogues
don’t write God
pickuach nefesh created all life humans given responsibility to look after the earth celebrated at festivals against euthanasia
have moses duties jews should keep - their frame
ORTHODOX - observe duties through life
REFORM - amend them for the time they live in
how jews follow torah
ROSH HASHANAH - start of judgement
who did god give the torah to?
what does shekimah mean
a place where gods presence can be felt
what do some jewish people believe about shekinah
believe it never left the temple, hence the spirituality
what do other jewish people believe about shekinah?
feminine characteristic of god
sense of peace
referred to when candles are lit on shabbat
what is the messiah?
the anointed one who some believe will bring a new era or age for humankind
what teachings of the messiah are there in the torah?
no direct teachings in the torah
what do some jews believe the messiah will restore?
the temple of jerusalem
which language does messiah come from?
hebrew - mashiach
the placing of oil on the kings head signifying trust
what is central to judaism said mainmodes?
the belief in the messiah
said in 12 th centuary
REFORM jewish beliefs on messiah
focus on good actions of humans that bring about an age of peace
ORTHODOX beliefs about the messiah
god has a date for the coming of the messiah
OTHER beliefs on the messiah
the messiah will come when most needed
what is the relationship with god and humans called?
what is a covenant?
a promise or agreement between 2 or more parties
what does the special relationship between moses and god make him?
considered the greatest prophet
he was chosen to lead israelites out of egypt
who is the only one thought to have seen god?
where was the torah given?
ORTHODOX - believe he was also given the oral torah
what happens in sukkot
40 year period of jesus in desert
etrog and lulav
celebration of sukkot
7 days don’t work first 2
lulav eaves every morning
freedom from slavery passover commanded festival from exodus foods have special meaning freedom
house rid of chamiez attend synagogue sedar with symbolic foods prayers read door open glass of wine left
atonement holiest end of 10 days of repentance self denial and fast synagogue
celebration of yom kippur
food and money to poor spiritual cleansing 25 hour fasting confessions she a shafur marks end
day god created the world rosh = beginning happy time to celebrate new world god as judge judgement
celebration of rosh hashannah
services apple and honey eaten shafur blown tashlikh cast away crumbs 10 days of repentance
date back to torah not to eat blood of animals 2 sets of utensils reform adapt regulations keeps mitzvkt, identity expensive few shops
r is same sex chuppah kiddishin nisulin exchange rings ketubah signed glass stamped genesis
how to prepare for shabbat
o not work on shabbat
whole family home
women lights candles
blessing over cgallot
Saturday morning synagogue
core of jewish worship standing 18 blessings silent abs repeated by rabbi gods presence communal prayers
importance of prayer
communication individual or collectivem daily life praise request or thank recite in english or ge rew
focus on life olam haba preparation lobby for the next different beliefs