Jewish History

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Jewish History

Part 1: Common Holy Days in Jewish Religious Traditions

Complete the table below with information about Jewish holy days. Identify at least seven Jewish religious holy days and place each holy day in the correct season (time of year). Provide a brief explanation of each holy day you identified.

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(September – November)


(December – February)


(March – May)


(June – August)

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Hanukkah is an 8 day-long Festival of Lights. It is a celebration of the victory of the Maccabees over the armies of Syria, as well as the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem.

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Part 2: Major Sects of Judaism

Select three major sects of Judaism to compare and contrast. Identify them in the table below.

Sect of Judaism

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In the table below, list at least two similarities and two differences among the sects of Judaism you selected.



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Part 3: Summary

Write a 525- to 700-word summary that includes the following:

  • A description of the life and importance of one key person in Jewish history
  • An explanation of one key event in the history of Judaism that is connected to that person
  • A description of any rituals, symbols, or sacred texts in Judaism associated with this event or person
  • Brief explanation of Jewish ethics


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Include references formatted according to APA guidelines.

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Jewish History


Jewish History

Part 1: Common Holy Days in Jewish Religious Traditions
Fall (September –
Rosh Hashanah. A
holiday signifying the
Jewish New Year.
Celebrated the first
two days of the
Hebrew month of
Tishrei (Trepp, 2001).

Winter (December –
Asarah B’Tevet. A
day of fasting and
mourning in
remembrance of the
time when Jerusalem
was surrounded and
the Holy Temple
destroyed. Held on the
10th day of the Jewish
month of Tevet
(Trepp, 2001).

Yom Kippur. The
day of atonement. On
the 10th day of
Tishrei, Jews fast and
pray for forgiveness.
It is the day they are
closest to God
(Schauss, 2012).

15 Shevat. This is the
15th day of the month
of Shevat when the
trees in Land of Israel
emerge from winter
and start bearing fruit.
It is celebrated by
eating fruits from
trees praised in the
Torah (Schauss,

Spring (March –
Lag Ba Omer.
Celebrated in the 18th
day of Iyar (between
May and June). This
commemorates the
death of a sage Rabbi
Shimon bar Yochai
who authored the
classic text of the
Kabbalah, the Zohar
(Trepp, 2001).
Passover. The
Passover is an eightday festival that
commemorates the
emancipation of
Israelites from slavery
in Egypt. It is
celebrated in Hebrew

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