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Judaism
Historical Information:
Judaism first started from 2000b.c.-1500b.c. it first appeared in SW Asia. Judaism is a Hebrew religion. Their accounts became the Hebrew Bible. In 1200bc God told Moses to lead the Hebrews out of Egypt. Moses led them out of Egypt which is now called the Exodus. Their release from slavery proved to them God was protecting and watching over them.
Beliefs:
The Hebrews believed in only one God, Yahweh. They were the first monotheistic religion and the oldest today. Their central element was education, the study and ideas of justice and righteousness. They were obedient to the law and followed the Ten Commandments. They forbid working on holidays or on the seventh day of the week, and having certain foods to eat. There are also certain laws that must be followed. This law is also known as the Mosaic Law.
Customs, Practices, and Traditions: Today some Jews are Rabbis. Rabbis are religious teachers. They also celebrate Hanukah. Hanukah is a holiday in which Jews light candles on a menorah.
Modern Information:
Today over 14 million people in the world practice this religion. Most people practice in a synagogue. All Hebrew don’t always practice the same way they just share their basic beliefs.
Controversies:
Today Hebrew has problems with who the church declares a saint, and where crosses should be located.
Hinduism
Historical Information: The Caste System divided Indian society into groups based on a person’s birth, wealth or occupation. The four Varna’s are Brahmins (the priests), Kshatryas (rulers and warriors), Vaisyas (craft people, traders, and farmers), and Sudras (laborers and slaves). About everybody followed the caste system. One time there were over 3,000 castes. Hinduism is the largest religion today. Jainism was based on Mahauira Jain they have fewer principles to live by such as tell the truth, and own no…...

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