This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Judaism Report

951 words - 4 pages

Judaism Report
Judaism has been around since the days of Columbus. There were many different kinds of Jews including Spanish-Portuguese Jews. The Jews were forced to leave Spain and later Portugal, which led to their expansion over the nation. “In 1942, the same year that Columbus sailed, the Jews were expelled from Spain, and in 1947 the same fate befell them in Portugal” (Albanese 42). Over the years Judaism has evolved in many ways, but still holds on to its traditions and beliefs. This report will take a closer look into the history and culture of the religion, the different branches of Judaism and some of the views from the outside world of the religion.
The first Jews came to ...view middle of the document...

This movement brought about diversion among the religion and created different branches of the religion.
Although there are many core beliefs there are still different branches in the religion of Judaism. One of the main core beliefs that was expressed by Rabbi Sussman was the sole belief in one God and that He has expectations of the people as individuals. Another important aspect of the religion of Judaism that was discussed by Rabbi Susman was the belief in after life. He pointed out that all Jews have different perspectives of what happens when we die. Judaism focuses more on the practice of how to live in the present and not so much on what happens after life. The main three branches of Judaism in America are the Orthodox, Reform and Conservative Jews. The Orthodox Jews are the strictest Jew in American Judaism. “Orthodox Jews, by contrast, drew the boundaries tightly and tried to preserve as much of European Jewish culture as possible” (Albanese 61). The Reform Jews took a more social approach to the religion and are not as traditional when it comes to relating to religion to the ethnicity. The Conservative Jews try to find a deeper meaning to the messages in the Torah by which they live their lives.
After watching a Reform Jewish service on OurJewishCommunity.org I was able to get a better understanding of the religion and to see how different it was from my own religion. The service really talked about how to live life as a good person. It taught the people how to treat others and how to love one another. I thought it was different that God was not mentioned during the service, but the Torah was referred to several times. In my church God and Jesus is mentioned numerous times and is sometimes used as a term...

Other Papers Like Judaism Report

Table Of Contents The History Of The Church Of Jesus

5155 words - 21 pages Table of Contents The history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and persecution Pages 1-6 What Latter-day Saints believe Pages 6-8 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their purpose Page 8 The history of the Jews and persecution Pages 9-10 What Jews believe Pages 10-13 Judaism today Page 13 Similarities between Mormonism and Judaism Pages 13-14 Differences between Judaism and Mormonism Pages 14-15 References Page

World Religions Report

2666 words - 11 pages World Religions Report Tiffany Dion HUM/130 01-16-11 Judith Montoya Religion has been an important part of history for thousands of years. Judaism is one of the oldest religions, founded in Israel, and the primary religion discussed in this paper and soon to be briefly compared to Hinduism. Between the years 1900-1700BCE, Judaism began with a man named Abraham whom made a covenant with God, this made him a patriarch. Judaism is a

Vegetarianism: The Religion

1186 words - 5 pages magnitude has meant spiritual growth.Dietary guidelines for Hebraic tradition begin when all foods except fruits, nuts, and seeds were forbidden by God. Judaism keeps the preparation, consumption, and even storage of food to be of utmost spiritual concern. Cooking utensils must be kept separate along with a carefully arranged kitchen out of demand that specific objects such as meat and dairy products are not to be cooked or even eaten together. Animals

Critically Assess the Relationship Between, Gender, Religious Participation and Religious Organisations (33 Mark)

2269 words - 10 pages discovered by women were seen as a threat to the emerge of male dominated medical profession. However, it shouldn’t be assumed that all religions are equally oppressive to women and there have been some successful challenges to the patriarchal structure of organized religion. One of the changes is that there has been gender neutral language introduced in hymns and prayers. Judaism has allowed women to become rabbis in its non-orthodox

Report on the Religious Life of Planet Earth

836 words - 4 pages My initial report Earth is very abundant place full of many different animals, land masses, body of water, tall buildings, streets, houses, cars. The most curious thing of all is the people here. They came in many different shapes and sizes and colors. They speak different languages and have many different cultures depending on where they live. Among all of that, many people have religion which is very foreign to me and my people. Much more

Religious Background on Holocaust

5179 words - 21 pages the claims of Judaism. For instance, we read with incredulity the report from Slovakia during World War II in which the Rebbe of Nietra failed in his appeal to Archbishop Kametko to intercede with the government to stop the scheduled Nazi deportations of Jews. The Archbishop knew of the horrors awaiting the victims and told the Rebbe, “They will slaughter all of you there, old and young alike, women and children, at once. It is the punishment that

The Sacrament Of Baptism

1604 words - 7 pages In the United States Christianity is the largest religious group followed by Judaism, Islam, and Buddhism (Kohut and Rogers). According to the Pew Research Council Christianity was comprised of over 82 percent of the population in America as of March 2002 (Kohut and Rogers). Most of the world’s Christians live in the America’s and Europe (Pew Research Center). However, the population of Christians that currently live in the America’s and Europe

The Life And Ministry Of The Apostle Paul

1751 words - 8 pages becoming a burden on society. They also wanted to have something to fall back on during hard times. Over the years I was trained to be a tent-maker. As time went on I grew to be a man of firm convictions and fiery temperament. I always acted on my beliefs. Thus, when I was confronted with what I understood to be a heresy to Judaism, I worked with all my might to quell it. This heresy would one day come to be known as Christianity and at that time I

Abortion - Pro-Life or Pro-Choice

1011 words - 5 pages ). This point can be argued by another view in religion that justifies abortion, “Personhood at conception is a religious belief, not a provable biological fact. Mormon and some Fundamentalist churches believe in personhood at conception; Judaism holds that it begins at birth and abortion is not murder; emolument theories vary widely within Protestantism. The religious community will never reach consensus on the definition of a “person” or when

Orientalism

843 words - 4 pages back to a false sense of superiority among white Europeans and the fight for power and land. Following the birth of the Islam religion onto the Arabian Peninsula, it was documented in the Qur’an, which is believed to be the word of god as communicated to the prophet Muhammad, in the year 610 . The religion itself was similar to both Christianity and Judaism, but Westerners were ignorant to this fact and considered the followers as an ethnic

MTV Network Challenges In Arab Countries

1280 words - 6 pages but rejected in other countries. These diversities presented different reactions to what was seen as controversial content that MTV network was introducing. Different religious conviction such as Christianity, Islam, and Judaism make some television content acceptable in some countries but rejected in other countries. Religious forms the most vital aspects of Arabs’ lifestyle and is greatly considered in making many decisions. Political views are

Related Essays

World Religion Judism Essay

1571 words - 7 pages Religion has often caused conflict between people and even now we still do not understand many religions. One of the most popular religions between Hollywood and business owners are Judaism. “Judaism is the oldest monotheistic faith, the forebear of Christianity and Islam (U.S. Department of State, 2009).” Can a religion help people become wealthy and famous or is it just luck? We will be exploring Judaism in many areas and maybe the

World Relgion Essay

2032 words - 9 pages and forms of worship. • Explain the origins of Hinduism. Week Four: Buddhism • Explain the origins of Buddhism. • Describe Buddhism’s theological foundations and spiritual practices. Week Five: Daoism, Confucianism, and Judaism • Compare and contrast the theological foundations and spiritual practices of Daoism, Confucianism, Hinduism, and Buddhism. • Explain the origins of Judaism. • Describe Judaism’s theological foundations and

Capital Punishment And The Mankind.(Speech)

1252 words - 6 pages body. Capital punishment, as a subject that can be discussed under religious, judicial and social views. 1/4 II - Body : A. Capital punishment and the Religion:. As proven in my introduction, Capital punishment is purely religious decision, so, by ethical chronology, let us see what Judaism, Christianity and Islam stated on it. A.1 Capital punishment and Judaism:. For Judaism, anyone reading the Old Statement understand that

Hum/130 Syllabus Essay

1812 words - 8 pages | Course Design Guide College of Humanities HUM/130 Version 5 Religions of the World | Copyright © 2009, 2007, 2006 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. Course Description This course studies the major religions of the world. Topical areas include Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Indigenous Cultures, Islam, Judaism, and Taoism. Students will be objectively studying the origins and major figures and comparing