Judaism is the religion of the Jewish people. It is an ancient, monotheistic, Abrahamic religion with the Torah as its foundational text. It encompasses the religion, philosophy, and culture of the Jewish people.

Holy Spirit in Judaism

Holy Spirit in Judaism The phrase ruach hakodesh (also transliterated ruaḥ ha-qodesh) is used in the Tanakh and other writings to refer either to the spirit of inspiration as above, or to the general, indwelling revelation of the Divine Presence among the Jews, also known as the Shekhinah. Although the term appears frequently in post-biblical writings, in...

Angels in Judaism

Angels in Judaism In Judaism, angels (Hebrew: מַלְאָךְ‎ mal’akh, plural: מלאכים mal’akhim) are supernatural beings that appear throughout the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible), rabbinic literature, apocrypha and pseudepigrapha, and traditional Jewish liturgy. They are categorized in different hierarchies and act as messengers of God, angelic envoys, or general agents of God. Etymology Hebrew mal’akh (מַלְאָךְ) is the standard word for “messenger”, both human and divine, in the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible), though it is...

Book of Life

What Is Book of Life? In Christianity and Judaism, the Book of Life (Hebrew: Sefer HaChaim; Greek: Biblíon tēs Zōēs) is the book in which God records the names of every person who is destined for Heaven or the World to Come. According to the Talmud it is open on Rosh Hashanah, as is its analog for the wicked, the Book of the Dead. For this reason extra...

Judaism

Judaism, Religion of Jews Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel.[5] Judaism encompasses a wide corpus 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...

Jewish Views On Sin

Jewish Views On Sin Judaism regards the violation of any of the 613 commandments as a sin. Judaism teaches that to sin is a part of life, since there is no perfect man and everyone has an inclination to do evil “from his youth”.[1] Sin has many classifications and degrees. Some sins are punishable with death...

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