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Flashcards in Judaism Deck (8):
1

Synagogue

- House of assembly.
- Building for Jewish public prayer, study and assembly.

2

Shehkinah

The place where God's presence rests and can be felt.

3

Shabbat

- Day of spiritual renewal and rest.
- Beginning at sunset on Friday and closing at nightfall on Saturday.

4

Kosher

- 'fit' or 'proper'.
- Foods that are permitted to be eaten according to Leviticus 11.
- It is also used to refer to the purity of ritual objects such as Torah scrolls.

5

Torah

- The five books of Moses (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy).
- Holiest books of the Tenakh.

6

Mitzvot

- The term has a mix of meanings.
- it is often used to refer to duties (such as the 613 in the Torah) and good deeds.

7

Messiah

- The anointed one who Jews believe will bring in a new era or age for humankind.
- This will include rebuilding the Temple and bringing in an age of universal peace.

8

Covenant

- A promise or agreement between two parties.
- Covenants were made between God with Noah, Abraham and Moses.