What Is Judaism?


Emily Richardson
published on 20 September 2020

Judaism, at 4000 years old it is one of the oldest monotheistic religions and the granddaddy of Christianity and Islam. But even though its teachings helped create the world’s two most popular religions many people don’t know what the Jews actually believe.

Judaism developed in the eastern Mediterranean over the last 4000ish years. Today there are about 15 million Jews making it the world’s tenth-largest religion.

What is the Torah? What’s a Covenant? And why does no one worship mermen in the Middle-East anymore? Well Let’s Find out.

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Emily Richardson
Student of BA Archaeology, University of Leicester.

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Richardson, E. (2020, September 20). What Is Judaism?. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2125/what-is-judaism/

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Richardson, Emily. "What Is Judaism?." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 20, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2125/what-is-judaism/.

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