Flashcards in Key Terms- Judaism Beliefs Deck (35):
Belief in one God.
A Jewish prayer affirming belief in one God - Torah.
5 books of Moses, forms first section of Tenakh - Jewish written law.
Commentary by the rabbi on the Torah, consist of the Mishnah and Gemara together in one collection.
Jewish holy day of the week; spiritual renewal from Sunset Friday - Sunset Saturday.
613 laws giving guidance on how Jews should use free will.
Divine presence of God.
Centre of Jewish worship.
Belief that God judges a person based on their actions and either awards or punishes them as a result.
Rising from the dead and returning to life.
The state of eternal happiness in the presence of God.
The opposite of heaven, not as extreme as hell.
Anointed one, elder of the Jews who is expected to live on earth at some time in the future.
Future time of global peace when everyone will want to become closer to God, possibly through the intervention of the Messiah.
Land of Canaan that God promised to the Jews.
An agreement in Judaism it refers to an agreement between individuals, often on the belief of the Jews and God.
A man who become a Father of Nations after he travelled from Ur - Canaan.
A man who set the Jews free.
Gods covenant with Abraham.
Removal of foreskin from the penis.
Rules given from God to Moses over 3000 years ago.
Bringing about what is right and fair, according to the law, or among up for a wrong that has been committed.
Healing the World
Being involved in God's work to sustain the world. It can involve work to increase social justice or to preserve the environment.
Kindness to Others
Positive, caring actions that should be shown to all living things.
Providing help and love to those in need. An organisation that doesn't make a profit to help the people in the world who are less fortunate.
Sanctity of Life
All life is holy as it is created and loved by God; human life should not be misused or abased.
The obligation to save a life, even if it breaks Jewish law in doing so.
Belief that God gives people the opportunity to make decisions for themselves.
Jewish laws or commandments.
Mitzvot: Between Man and God
To improve the relationship between the people and God.