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(c) Choose one religion other than Christianity and explain why its followers
support just wars. (8)
In Judaism, ___________is seen as the ideal situation. They believe in and
hope for the ___________Age, a time of peace when all instruments of
war will be turned into instruments of peace. Despite this, Judaism teaches
Jews to fight in the following circumstances; The ________says that wars
must be fought if they are `milchemet_________' (commanded by God).
Jewish people should also fight if they are under attack. This has
particular relevance to__________, as the ____________discusses how
Israel defended herself in the past and therefore _________Israel should
do the same.
There are many accounts in the Tenakh of wars in which Jews were
involved. If God allowed heroes like Joshua and __________to fight in
battles, then surely modern Jews should be able to do the same.
Finally, after the____________, (in which six million Jews were killed)
many Jews feel that it is a necessity that Judaism has an _______to
protect it in order to prevent such atrocities ever happening again.
Tenakh army David Holocaust Israel modern
Talmud mitzvah Messianic peace