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1

what is the tanakh

the jewish bible split into 3 parts

2

what are the three parts of the tanakh

torah
neviim
ketuivm

3

what is the torah part of the tanakh (3)

orthodox believe it is the literal word of God; written in hebrew and read using yad for respect and kept in ark in synagogue

4

what is the neviim part of the tanakh (2)

teaches history of Jewish nation and prophets believed to have special knowledge of God
pass on messages of how God wants jews to live

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what is the ketuivm part of the tanakh(3)

includes Psalms, some written by King David and King Solomon
used in both private and communal for worship for thousands of years
includes overview of Jewish history and tradition

6

what is the Talmud (3)

means ‘instruction and learning’
given to moses in mount sinai and explains how to interpret the Torah

7

what does the talmud contain and when is it used

teachings of thousands of rabbis used for public and private worship
orthodox encouraged to study it