The movement dedicated to establishing a Jewish state in the biblical land of Israel
Non-Jewish peoples may be referred to as
Critical examination of a religious text is called
The title for the person sent by God to rescue the Jewish people from suffering
The Mishnah together with commentaries is known as
The name for God’s presence in the world is
Jewish mystical traditions
Israel declared itself to be an independent state in the year
What is the name of the Jewish holy day in which sins are confessed communally, forgiveness asked, and prayers for reconciliation with God offered?
Four major branches of contemporary Judaism
Conservative, orthodox, reform, constructionist
What do Christians refer to the Tanakh as?
The Old Testament
What is the name of the land that Judaism is traditionally associated with?
Who is the first patriarch of Judaism?
Who was the ruler when the first Temple of Jerusalem was built?
What is the meaning of the word “Israel”?
Wrestles with God
The name of the portable tabernacle designed by God
Ark of the Covenant
Which movement emphasizes ecstatic piety?
Which empire destroyed the first temple of Jerusalem in 586 B.C.E.?
Which country has more Jews than any other country?
Jewish religious law
Unleavened bread eaten during Passover
The ritual meal for the observance of Passover
The book of splendor-a mystical interpretation of Torah
What expectations do the Jewish have about the Messiah?
He will be a great spiritual teacher, a divine being, and a savior who redeems humanity from sin
The coming of age ceremony
The Jewish ceremony of circumcision
Rededication of the Temple in 165 B.C.E. following victory over the Greeks
Receiving Torah from God on Sinai
Exodus from Egypt around 1290 B.C.E.
The Pentateuch; the whole body of Jewish teaching and law
Expressions of prejudice against Jews
In Judaism and Christianity, the dramatic end of the present age
The dispersal of the Jews around the world after Babylonian exile
The five books of Moses at the beginning of the Hebrew bible
Approximate Jewish population of the world today
T/F Ultra-Orthodox Israeli leaders accept converts to Reform Judaism
T/F Judaism may have been influenced by outside views in the diaspora
T/F Moses destroyed the first set of tablets he received from God
T/F Apocalyptic literature focuses on God’s victory over evil
T/F The head of Orthodox Judaism is known as the tzaddik
T/F The chief goal of Reconstructionist Judaism is to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem
T/F King Solomon advocated and practiced strict ascetism
T/F The Jewish Sabbath begins Saturday night at sunset
T/F Reform Judaism adapted some practices from Christian church services
T/F Shabbetai Tzevi was a “pseudo-Messiah”
T/F In Judaism, only ben can become rabbis