the ability to know the difference between right and wrong
How does your conscience guide you in making the right choices in life?
It does this because it is like a voice in our head or an angel on our shoulder that tells you what to do and if we make the wrong choice, we would feel quite guilty and to get rid of that feeling we would have to fix our choice.
What is the 1st commandment?
I am the Lord your God; you shall not have strange Gods before me.
What is the 2nd commandment?
You shall not take the Lord's name in vein.
What is the 3rd commandment?
Keep holy the Sabbath day
What is the 4th commandment?
Honour your father and mother
what is the 5th commandment?
You shall not kill
What is the 6th commandment?
You shall not commit adultery
What is the 7th commandment?
You shall not steal
What is the 8th commandment?
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbour
What is the 9th commandment?
You shall not covet your neighbour's wife
What is the 10th commandment?
You shall not covet your neighbour's goods.
Recite the Shema.
Hear, O Israel, the Lord your God is one, and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your strength
Where is the Shema kept?
In a mezuzah- a wooden box that sits upon jewish house's doorposts
What was the first covenant?
An agreement between God and Abraham, originally Abram, to change his and his wife's names to Abraham and Sarah and to leave his comfortable retirement and move to Canaan with his family as God's chosen people. God promised that if he did so, he would grant them a second son which they would call Isaac and that Abraham would be the Father of all nations.
What was the ancient language of the Jewish people?
The Torah (Pentateuch in the O.T.) contains the first 5 books of the Jewish scripture:
A strap of leather and a leather pouch a devout Jewish male wears during worship that he tightly wraps around himself and since the pouch contains the writings from the Torah, This signifies the Jew is devout and faithful and always has it close like God.
A shawl that a devout male jew wears during prayer with 10 fringes to signify respect for the 10 commandments.
A skull-cap worn by a devout male jew during prayer that they wear to respect God as it was seen as respectful to cover your head during prayer
name all kosher foods that Jews can eat.
- Milk (from kosher animals)
- Eggs (from kosher animals)
Name all terefah foods jews are forbidden to eat.
- Eagles (or their eggs)
- Owls (or their eggs)
- Bats (or their eggs)
A person who will humanely kill a kosher animal for food
- Follow the laws of the torah literally
- Accept male rabbis only
- Only speak hebrew in worship
- Men and women sit apart during prayer
- Keep strict dietary laws
- Observe the sabbath strictly
- Adapt the law of the Torah into everyday life
- accept male and female rabbis
- celebrate services in the local language
- Men and women sit together in prayer
- Do not keep strict dietary laws
- Do not observe the Sabbath rules
Moses fact file
- Son of a Hebrew slave in Egypt. Hidden in a basket and sent down the River Nile, where he was found by Pharaoh's daughter and raised as an Egyptian prince
- Called by God at the burning bush to lead the Israelites out of slavery and EgyptWas given the 10 commandants on Mount Sinai and smashed them when he saw his people worshipping a calf whilst he was away
- Slaughter a lamb, smear its blood, make bread, pack up, stay indoors…
- Angel of death kills Pharaoh's child and pharaoh lets the slaves go
- Pharaoh changes his mind and chases the slaves but when he finds them, Moses leads them through the Red Sea
- Moses goes Mount Sinai and collects the 10 commandments but when he returns he smashes the tablets in anger if seeing God's chosen people worship a golden calf.