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What makes Judaism different from other religions?

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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 and that the Son of God has yet to come to Earth, as well as denying that Jesus was resurrected. Judaism also has many differing ideas of the afterlife, with some forms of Judaism believing that there is no afterlife.

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Judaism is also considerably smaller than its other closest religions in terms of adherents, with around 14 million Jews in the world, compared to 1.3 billion Muslims and 2 billion Christians.

The Jewish place of worship is called a synagogue, with the holy day being Saturday, as opposed to Friday for Islam and Sunday for Christianity.

Additionally, while Christianity names Jesus as its founder, Judaism claims Moses or Abraham, though both religions being founded in Palestine.

Judaism states that Christianity and Islam are both mistaken or incorrect extensions of Judaism. Conversely, the Islam religion states that both other religions should be respected, but have incorrect beliefs. Christianity acknowledges Judaism for the most part, but does not necessarily acknowledge Islam as a legitimate religion.

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