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Workshop 5: Judaism 1: The Birth of the Abrahamic Tradition

Workshop 5: Judaism 1: The Birth of the Abrahamic Tradition
Workshop 5: Judaism 1: The Birth of the Abrahamic Tradition

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  • The Jews started it all—and by "it" I mean so many of the things we care about, the underlying values that make all of us, Jew and Gentile...
  • Consider the endurance of the Jewish faith and the Jewish people. Hundreds of generations have carried Judaism across hardship, persecution...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity List on newsprint, and post: 1. God Creates the World in Six...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers, and tape Leader Resource 1, Judaism...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Abraham's Covenant with God " A globe or world map Optional: A computer with Internet access Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Paper, drawing supplies, painting supplies, old magazines, scissors, and glue Coverings for floor and table surfaces...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3, Jewish Holy Days and Holidays Envelopes for each team Preparation for Activity Decide how you...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Judaism Fact Sheet Description of Activity Distribute Handout 1. Review the handout and answer...
  • Materials for Activity Religions Time Line (Workshop 1) Sticky notes and fine point marker World map or globe Preparation for Activity Post...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Taking It Home handout Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Take the time to discuss with co-leaders: How did the workshop run? Which activities worked well with your group? Which were less...
  • Materials for Activity Paper and pens/pencils for all participants Description of Activity Say, in your own words: The Jewish High Holy...
  • Preparation for Activity See general suggestions on Engagement in the program Introduction, under Implementation. Contact a local synagogue...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, Traditional Jewish Names List of participants' names and their meanings Paper and pens Preparation for...
  • The Jews started it all—and by "it" I mean so many of the things we care about, the underlying values that make all of us, Jew and Gentile...
  • From The New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1989, 1995 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of...
  • Birthed: Approximately 15th century BCE Adherents: 14 million, about .2-percent of the world population Ranking: Eighth, behind...
  • Abram — Exalted Father Abraham — Father of Many / Father of Nations Amos — To Carry Baruch — Blessed Benjamin — Son of the South Chaya —...
  • Although ancient, Judaism is not considered an indigenous religion; it is based on the revelation of religious wisdom and law to the people...
  • Used by permission of the author, D. Bachmann. Pink = Abrahamic faiths (Judaism, Christianity, Islam) Yellow = Dharmic faiths (Hinduism,...
  • Holy Day/Holiday: Rosh Hashanah Celebrates: New Year (Rosh Hashanah, two days), beginning of High Holy Days period Observed by: Two-day...
  • Jewish Teachings and Practice The Judaism 101 website offers basic, wide-ranging information on modern Judaism. My Jewish Learning is a...

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