Christian Protestant Reformation: (1517)
Martin Luther (1483-1546)
During the renaissance 14th-16th century
Half of western Europe has announced its allegiance to Protestantism.
Indulgences- is a remission before God of the temporal punis
General Questions for Today:
Where geographically, did the Jewish people originate?
o Canaan 13BCE
o Appear to be people that just starting living in Canaan but might have immigrated from
How do we know?
o Literary and physical evidence
o 13 BC
Symbolic distinctions among Jews:
Dated to the Persian period
Medallion- used to adorn the torah scroll.
o A menorah- candelabrum
A shofar- rams horn blown on new year a call to awakening
Incense shovel: Christians began to borrow this symbol
3 main Jewish Responses to the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE:
Armed Rebellion- people fighting within the walls of jews
Transformation of Judaism into a portable religion
Alternative to rebellion and suicide:
Faked death as a metap
Inquisition: the grand inquisitor Torquemada
o Prisoners are tortured naked
o Black hat, robe and suit of the hasidic jews, shalls, full facial hair.
Never an instrument of conversions:
Plan to judge and rid our heresy of Christians
Get people to
Graeco-Roman Antiquity: broad term for a long period of cultural history centered on the
Mediterranean Sea, comprising the interlocking civilizations of ancient Greece and ancient Rome,
collectively known as the Greco-Roman World.
Hellenization: is the hi
Lachrymose- Approach to Jewish History: Teleology
Problem with this approach:
Small- how did they survive?
Victimization- dont hear about accomplishments, scientific inventions
Written alphabet- majority of others did not.
Degrades Jewish conception of Go
God King clergy nobility peasantry
Status of jews was closest to the urban merchants with the status of knights
Privileges could be withdrawn for no good reason at any point in time.
Kehilla- to call in honor to be assembled.
Most important role was the
8 December 2016
Jewish Identity: Its Roots and the Diaspora
The Jewish people have ancestry from various countries and parts of
the world. This is a consequence of the Diaspora. The Diaspora is the
15 November 2016
Death Within Cultures: Ancient Jewish Culture and the Day of the Dead
Judaism is an ancient religion from which many other cultures have
taken bits and pieces for themselves. The Jewish people r
Consistency In Hate Against The Jews: Anti Semitism
The Jewish people have seen good and bad times throughout history.
However, it appears that the bad times win in total in the grand scheme of it.
From ancient Egypt to the m
Short Essay #1
Living On: The Jewish People
For thousands of years the Jewish people have been bombarded by
outsiders who have tried to harm them, yet the Jews have survived and, by
some standards, thrived. This has made the
Jewish Longevity: A Complex Ancient History and a Solid Foundation
The history of the Jewish people is the longest of all peoples which is still
occurring in the present day. The bible provides historical proof of much of the Jews
Judaic law 350
November 19 2016
MID SEMSTER ESSAY
The law focuses implementing rules and regulations in order to keep people within a
society in check, while still enabling the people to live freely and to do as they
19 September 2016
Essay Option 2
An eye for an eye dates back to a time period where you could only write with a
stone, and still to this day is a very common saying throughout a vast majority of
Throughout time everything changes theories concepts anything you can think off. Jewish
law has been around for a very long time and it only right that within the amount of
Genealogy and Transition
Explain the transition from Genesis to Exodus and the role of genealogy in this
transition. How and when does the family of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob become the
people of Israel? What are some of the parallels between Jacob and th
Biography of Ancient Israel
Pardes has written what she calls a biography of ancient Israel. Explain why she uses
the term biography to describe the narratives in Exodus. Explain how this is connected
to personification. Give some specific examples of the
Genesis and the Transgression of Limits
What stories in Genesis have to do with sin as the over-reaching of limits, especially
those between God and humans (e.g., the Garden of Eden/Expulsion story, the story
about Cain killing Abel, the Tower of Babel st
Judaics 101 Final Study Guide
Timeline: Study Flashcards!
Review material in Rabbinics orientation, Post-Biblical Judaism packets, and all other
primary sources distributed after the midterm.
Alexander the Great = Took over and controll
Quiz #4 Study Guide
Blood Libels, Expulsions, and Well Poisoning from the Perspectives of Victims,
Perpetrators, and Defenders
Jews were virtually the only nonconformist group in Christian Europe and were singled
out for marginalization and persecution
Exodus from Egypt and the Passover Sedar
From 'heuriskein' (Greek: to discover)
Heuristic refers to an educational method in which learning takes
place through discoveries that result from investigations made by
Map Quiz #3: Africa
Thursday, April 24, 2014
for Map Quiz #3, you will be given a blank
map of Africa, with modern political
Africa & Asia Political