Judaism can be traced back to Bronze Age, where it was first discovered in the Middle East. According to the Bible, Abraham was chosen by God in order to lead a special group of people: the Jews. More »

Christianity was founded in the 1st century C.E. It originated in Levant--now Palestine and Israel--and spread throughout the world starting in Jerusalem, Syria, Phoenicia, Asia Minor and Egypt. It expanded during Europe... More »

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There are a number of differences between Judaism and other religions, but some of the most notable are the fact that Judaism, while holding a belief in the existence of one God, dictates that Jesus was a false prophet a... More »

The traditions of Judaism arose around 2000 B.C., but it was not until 1 A.D. that the rabbinic religion was established. The faith was historically centered around Canaan (modern day Israel and Palestine). More »

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Judaism is a cultural and religious identity associated with Jewish people. The cultural aspects of Judaism includes food, holidays, rituals, customs and other traditions. The religious aspect refers to the tenets of the... More »

The geographical origins of the Jewish religion can be traced back to the Fertile Crescent, an area of land on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea that is situated between the Nile, Tigris and Euphrates rivers. This ... More »

Some of the major beliefs of Judaism include monotheism, or the concept that there is only one deity; belief in the Torah, the five books of Moses, as the word of God; and belief in an everlasting covenant, in which God ... More »