Keywords

Judaism, Jews, Orthodox Judaism

Abstract

The Term Jew, which began as a tribal name and later became a national title, today refers to many things: an ethnic group a philosophy, a religion (Judaism), a tradition, or a way of life. Although Jews have comprised a relatively small portion of the world population, over the last 3,000 years the sacred tects and monotheistic tradition of the Jewish people have been foundational in Western civilization. The Jews, while suffering some of the greatest persecutions of any group in recorded history

Original Publication Citation

Hatch, T. & Marks, L. (2014). Judaism and Orthodox Judaism. In L. Ganong, M. Coleman, J. G. Golson (Eds.), The Social History of the American Family (pp. 781–784). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. (2,300 words; my contribution was about 90 percent).

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2014

Publisher

The Social History of the American Family

Language

English

College

Religious Education

Department

Ancient Scripture

University Standing at Time of Publication

Adjunct Faculty

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