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Learning Objectives, Workshop 5: Judaism 1—The Birth of the Abrahamic Tradition

In "Building Bridges," a Tapestry of Faith program

Participants will:

  • Understand that Judaism is an ancient, monotheistic religion with worldwide influence and varied modern expression
  • Be familiar with important tenets of Judaism and key ideas including covenant, tikkun olam (repair of the world), hope, and Shabbat
  • Explore spiritual lineage by beginning an examination of the Abrahamic faiths
  • Experience the Jewish and Unitarian Universalist belief in human agency and the power of hope, through articulating their own hopes for the future
  • Understand commonalities between Unitarian Universalism and Judaism, including common faith heritage roots and common values of social justice and lifelong learning.

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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.

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