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Unformatted text preview: 6. What is a Synagogue? A place of worship where the exiled or dispersed Jews could discuss and practice religion. 7. Who are rabbis? They are priests who interpret the books of Judaism. How are they different from priests? They are teachers and interpret the books of Judaism as to how one can live according to the covenant made with God. 8. What is the Tanakh? Hebrew bible 9. What is the Talmud? Is the part of the Tanakh that contains the laws of how people are to live. 10. Who was Moses Mendelssohn? Why is he important for the history of Judaism? Jewish philosopher who is accredited with bringing about the Haskalah/renaissance in Judaism. 11. What are the three branches of modern Judaism? Orthodox, conservative and reform. 12. What are the four sources that contribute to the text of the Hebrew Bible according to the Documentary hypothesis? J source, E source, D source, and P source....
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