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Judaism: The Basics

DOI: 11.5040/Judaism

Material in this section provides an introduction to Judaism as a global religious tradition. The Overview Article is a good starting point for beginners, along with articles covering topics including Jewish diversity, major texts of Judaism, and the Jewish calendar.


How Americans View Jews

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Ellie Ash

How Jews See Themselves

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Ellen LeVee

How Judaism Constructs Its History

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Alan J. Avery-Peck

The Jewish Calendar: Celebrating a Jewish Year

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Alyssa A. Henning

Jewish Diversity

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Lewis R. Gordon

The Jewish Life Cycle

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Elizabeth S. Berke

Judaism: The Basics

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Gary G. Porton and Alan J. Avery-Peck

The Major Texts of Judaism

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Paul V.M. Flesher

Shifting Identities: The Rise of Jewish GenZ

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William Scott Green and Ronen Dar Pink

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