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Judaism

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Judaism is a religious tradition centered on the idea of a covenant between God and the Jewish people that can be traced back to the prophets Abraham and Moses. The Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) and an extensive interpretative literature (Mishnah and Talmud) outline the laws and practices that provide a basis for the different contemporary currents of Judaism, including Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform. Judaism is the oldest of the Abrahamic faiths and the smallest of the world’s major religions, with around 15 million adherents. The United States and Israel have the largest Jewish populations, together accounting for about 75 percent of the worldwide total. Israel, the world’s only Jewish-majority state, has been in conflict with Palestinians and the Arab states that surround it for most of its history since its founding in 1948.

ESSAYS ON JUDAISM:

Judaism
犹太教
Jewish Beliefs
犹太教信仰
Jewish Practices
犹太教实践
Demographics of Judaism
犹太教人口分布
Jewish Scripture
犹太教经典

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

Judaism and Religious Freedom in the Modern Period (1782 - 2012)
Judaism and Religious Freedom in the Medieval-Early Modern Period (1000 - 1782)
Judaism and Religious Freedom in the Rabbinic Period (70 CE – 1000 CE)
Judaism and Religious Freedom The Biblical Period (until 70 CE)

THEMES

Judaism on the Religious Other
犹太教关于宗教他者的观念
Judaism on Justice and Injustice
犹太教关于正义和非正义的观念
Judaism on Health and Illness
犹太教关于健康和疾病的观念
Judaism on Wealth and Poverty
犹太教关于富裕和贫穷的观念
Judaism on Peace and Violence
犹太教关于和平与暴力的观念
Judaism on Defamation of Religion