social studies - chapter 11

Terms Definitions
Torah
Judaism's most scared text, consisting of the first five books of the Hebrew Bible.
Israelite
An early name for Jewish people.
Tradition
An inherited or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior.
Israel
The israelites' kingdom; divided about 930 B.C.E into two kingdoms called Judah and Israel.
slavery
The state of a person who is treated as the person or animal.
Jerusalem
The holiest city of the Jews; capital of ancient kingdoms of Israel and then Judah.
convenant
An agreement or promise.
Exodus
The escape of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery to freedom.
Ten commandments
Ten laws and teachings said to have been given to Moses by God.
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