jewish studies unit 1

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tenakh
the 24 books of the jewish scriptures
1 of 17
torah
the five books of moses and first section of the tenakh
2 of 17
nevi'im
the second section of the tenakh-PROPHETS
3 of 17
ketuvim
the third section of the tenakh- THE LAW
4 of 17
mishnah
the first written version of the oral tradition;the authorotive documentt was put together in 200 CE
5 of 17
gemara
a commentary on the mishnah, which is part of the talmud
6 of 17
talmud
a commentary by the rabbis on the torah- mishnah and gemara together in one collection
7 of 17
halakhah
the code of conduct for jewsih life
8 of 17
responsa
the correspondance of rabbis concerning religious decisons
9 of 17
bet din
religious court, made up of rabbis
10 of 17
yeshiva
a college where the torah and talmud are studied
11 of 17
shema
jewish prayer affriming belief in the one god, found in the torah
12 of 17
creator
(belief that) god created everything
13 of 17
sustainer
(the belief that) god provides food and natural resources for the world
14 of 17
the covenant
god's agreement to look after the jews as his chosen people,subject to israel's obedience
15 of 17
israel
the ancient name for the jewish people
16 of 17
messianic age
when gods anointed one will come and lead the jews
17 of 17

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the five books of moses and first section of the tenakh

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torah

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the second section of the tenakh-PROPHETS

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the third section of the tenakh- THE LAW

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Card 5

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the first written version of the oral tradition;the authorotive documentt was put together in 200 CE

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