Judaism

The ethnic religion of the Jewish people

Judaism is an ethnic religion comprising the collective religious, cultural and legal tradition and civilization of the Jewish people. Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel. It encompasses a wide body of texts, practices, theological positions, and forms of organization. The Torah is part of the larger text known as the Tanakh or the Hebrew Bible, and supplemental oral tradition represented by later texts such as the Midrash and the Talmud. With between 14.5 and 17.4ย million adherents worldwide, Judaism is the tenth largest religion in the world.

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The first High Holy Days of the coronavirus era will be celebrated this weekend, as rabbis try to deliver an online version of Judaismโ€™s most sacred..
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Rosh Hashanah, which begins on Friday and ends Sunday, kicks off the most important week of the year for Jewish people. Here's why it is so important.
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Ukraine's coronavirus restrictions thwart a pilgrimage of Hasidic Jews, with hundreds stuck.
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