jewish culture

by: brittany Thompson

this is the star of david

these are some of there holidays:

Judaism is one of the oldest religions that is still going on today. It began as the religion of the small nation of the Hebrews, and through thousands of years of suffering, persecution, and and sometimes victory, has continued to be a profoundly influential religion and culture.

The man in this pic is instructing the next generation in Torah, at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

this is the jewish flag

the most important holiday in Judaism is yom kippur. It is the holiest day of the year, the day on which we are closest to g-d and the quintessence of our souls. Its celebrated on october 3rd to october 4th.

Rosh Hashanah is the autumnal festival celebrating the beginning of the Jewish New Year. Many people use New Year as a time to make "resolution" and plan to lead a better life.

hanukkah is celebrated around the world for eight days and nights. every night of hanukkah a candle is placed in the menorah from the right to the left. Hanukkah is celebrated in the beginning of the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev.

passover is the oldest continuously celebrated Jewish festival. It is an eight day festival that recognizes the freeing of the Jewish people, the Israelites, from slavery in Ancient Egypt.

wailing wall is a holy site. it is the remaining parts of the solomon temple. men are given a bigger place for prayer.

this is the jewish alphabet

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