Modern Judaism

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The history of Judaism cannot be separated from the history of the Jewish people, the early elements of the historical story are told in the Old Testament or Tanakh, Hebrew Bible, a story of how god himself chose the Jews to be a leading EXAMPLE to the world…

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A second covenant was made some 450 years later when Moses led the Jews from slavery out of Egypt back to Cannon. It was during this exodus upon Mount Sinai that God told Moses the ten commandments, now contained in the Torah or Old Testament, the first five books of the Bible Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy . It was here upon Mount Sinai that saw the beginnings of the structured religion, Judaism. The religion of Judaism is ethical; when the Israelites accepted the ten commandments they committed to follow a religious code of law. The Torah contains 613 commandments from God which teaches them how to act and think about life and death. The religion of Judaism believes that God will judge people by their actions alone this leads to a fundamental difference between Christianity and Judaism.
Christians believe that all humans are born with original sin and that this sin cannot be absolved by oneself but that the sacrificial death of Jesus was atonement for all humans' sins. Jews on the other hand do not believe in original sin but believe that all have good
and bad in them and that they have the choice of moral actions, Jewish principles are that humans themselves decide how to act and it is their actions that will be their salvation in the face of temptation, whereas in Christianity eve ...
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A second covenant was made some 450 years later when Moses led the Jews from slavery out of Egypt back to Cannon. It was during this exodus upon Mount Sinai that God told Moses the ten commandments, now contained in the Torah or Old Testament, the first five books of the Bible Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy . It was here upon Mount Sinai that saw the beginnings of the…