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Flashcards in Judaism-Beliefs And Practices Deck (13):
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What is a monotheistic religion?

A religion that believes in only one God.

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Shema

A jewish prayer affirming belief in the one God, found in the Torah.

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Torah

-the five books of Moses, which form the 1st section of the Tenakh (Jewish Bible )
-the Jewish written law

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Creator

The one who makes things and brings thing about

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Orthodox Jews

Jews who emphasise the importance of following laws and guidance in the Torah.

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Shabbat

Jewish holy day of the week; a day of spiritual renewal starting shortly before sunset on Friday and continuing to sunset on Saturday.

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Omnipotent

Almighty, having unlimited power; a quality of God.

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Omniscient

Knowing everything ; a quality of God.

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Omnipresent

Being everywhere at all times; a quality of God.

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Mitzvot

Jewish laws and rules

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Shekinah

The divine presence of God.

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Tanakh

The Hebrew Bible is the same as the old testament. It includes the Torah (law), the prophets and the writings.

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Messiah

'Annointed one', a jew leader of the people who is expecting to live on Earth at sometime in the future.