What Is Judaism?

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Judaism, at 4000 years old it is one of the oldest monotheistic religions and the granddaddy of Christianity and Islam. But even though its teachings helped create the world’s two most popular religions many people don’t know what the Jews actually believe.

Judaism developed in the eastern Mediterranean over the last 4000ish years. Today there are about 15 million Jews making it the world’s tenth-largest religion.

What is the Torah? What’s a Covenant? And why does no one worship mermen in the Middle-East anymore? Well Let’s Find out.

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Sources:

Living Judaism. The Complete Guide to Jewish Belief, Tradition, and Practice by Wayne D. Dosick https://amzn.to/3f6Gmhv
Shloshah Asar Ikkarim, the “Thirteen Fundamental Principles” of the Jewish faith, Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (“Maimonides” also known as “The Rambam”).
http://web.oru.edu/current_students/class_pages/grtheo/mmankins/drbyhmpg_files/GBIB766RabbLit/Chapter9Maimonides13Princ/index.html
http://www.jewfaq.org
https://www.star-k.org/ – Information On Kosher
History of Religious Ideas. by Mircea Eliade https://amzn.to/3da9DWH
History of the Jews. by Paul Johnson https://amzn.to/3bWCuxD
https://www.chabad.org/library/bible_cdo/aid/63255/jewish/The-Bible-with-Rashi.htm
Judaism A Very Short Introduction by Norman Solomon https://amzn.to/2Spl9pu
Judaism An Introduction by Oliver Leaman https://amzn.to/3bSHymQ
No Other Gods Emergent Monotheism in Israel by Robert Karl Gnuse https://amzn.to/3aW6Yyo
Encyclopedia of Religion by Lindsay Jones Vol 7 https://amzn.to/2WkNXAs
The Blackwell Companion to Judaism by Jacob Neusner, Alan Avery-Peck https://amzn.to/3f8MFRD

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