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Some Interesting Facts about Judaism & Jewish
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By: Matan Schatzman Email Article
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One the most ancient nation, which has reached nowadays, is Jews. They has played a significant role in the history of mankind.

Jews Ė is a common, ethnic name of ancient Semitic race. According to Hebrew law, a person is considered to be Jewish if his or her mother is Jewish or if he become Jew by himself accordance with the rules. (Contemporary American - Jewish reformist movement considers a person as Jews even if he has Jewish father and non-Jewish mother, if a child is taught only with the Jewish traditions - the rules).

If Jews terminate performance of Judaic traditions he is still considered a Jew, even if according Jewish law a person denies principles of Jewish faith and become an agnostic. The same law proves that the recipient of other religious is still considered as a Jew but in this case a person loses the status in all Jewish communities.

Judaism is a religion of Jewish nation. The main determinant of Judaism is that it recognizes one God and that God is one creator of the world. In most languages, the term "Hebrew"and "Judaica" are designated by one term and does not have differentiate during the conversation. Approximately the last 2000 years, a practical following of Judaism was not monolithic: it had no central government mental and no dogmas. However, every variation of Judaism remained closely connection with some religious principles, which are the only essential, omniscient, powerful, totally gracious and invisible (Solving of Transcendental) faith in God, who created the world and continues to rule. According Judaic thinking world creator with Old Testament made a connection with Judaic nation, when God shared with them laws and commandments.

These are intimately connected with the history of the Judaic people and given the biblical books.

Thus, Judaism is historical and national religion. The term "Judaism" comes from the tribe with name Judah (Judah). It was one of the twelve tribes of Judaic nation. This tribe survived after disaster in ancient times when king of ashuris conquered Judaic north kingdom and exiled them in different cities of kingdom. Since that time Jewish nation has existed as one tribe Ė Judah. The name Judaical on European languages comes from this occasion. Judaism is based on the biblical books - which consists of three parts. Nation is scattered in different countries and Jewish religion, family and social life is regulate by other than the fundamental religion book (Torah), from generation to generation orally conveyed "Agad" and "Halakah". These were finally recorded and they made a part of "Talmud."

Jews reside in different countries and they are engaged in common economic, social - political and cultural life. The Jewish nation has a great cultural heritage. Their achievements in various fields are well-known World. Itís easy to say that from beginning of world politic and ending with art from every 10 musicians, artists and architects; 6 are Jews.

Jews work has the great demand all over the world. Itís measure of quality. Even the fact, that this ancient nation exists today and they restored their lost government from zero Ė is enough. Itís a measure of quality. Nowadays development of new technology allows people to get these items easier. A person can buy them by visiting online Judaica stores.

Judaica stores often offer to people special Jewish gifts as their faithful customers. But a person can also directly visit motherland and enjoy the sights of these places which were eye-witness of humanity historyís facts. You can cognize it antiquity, take the road which was passed by Jesus, see Calvary mountain and church which was built on it. You can also visit Judaica stores there and buy desired Judaica souvenir or something else what you really want.

orit schatzman is a Israeli designer and owner of Judaic store which offers a wide selection of quality Judaica and jewish gifts as Key Holders, Blessings, Hammsa, Mezuzas Cases, Candlesticks and much more.

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