Judaism began in a region known as Canaan, which is located in territories belonging to Palestine and Israel. The location of Canaan is unknown as the name of the territory tended to move with the Jewish people, yet it i... More »

The Philistines were a group of people historically known to have inhabited the Mediterranean coast of Canaan around the 12th century B.C., which is a territory that is disputed between Israel and Palestine in modern tim... More »

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According to the History of Judaism, the Bible states that God chose Abraham to be the father of His chosen people. Eventually, these people became known as Jews. More »

Like many other world religions, one of the main issues that Judaism faces is dwindling membership. There are many reasons cited for this decline, but Jewish leaders and scholars agree that it has to do with the evolutio... More »

The area known as Canaan in ancient times covered parts of modern-day Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. Ancient Canaan also occupied parts of the coastal regions and areas of Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. In the Bib... More »

Judaism has one god known by the Tetragrammaton, which is the four-letter name of God. It is written in English translations as YHWH, YHVH or JHVH. More »

The Jewish ideology spread along with the physical scattering of Jewish people due to several instances of historical exile, including a diaspora, or scattering, at the hands of the Romans in 70 C.E. and a conflict with ... More »