Religion of the Jews

  • 1 Religion in the United States — has a history of diversity, due in large part to the nation s multicultural demographic makeup. Among developed nations, the US is one of the most religious in terms of its demographics. According to a 2002 study by the Pew Global Attitudes… …

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  • 2 Religion in the Soviet Union — The Soviet Union was an atheist state, in which religion was largely discouraged and heavily persecuted. According to various Soviet and Western sources, however, over one third of the country s people professed religious belief. Christianity and …

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  • 3 Religion in the European Union — is diverse, although primarily Christian. The European Union is secular, despite there being state churches (typically Protestant) in a number of the member countries, for example the Church of England. In recent times, there has been an increase …

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  • 4 Religion in The Simpsons — Religion is one of the major themes on the American animated television series The Simpsons.[1] Much of the series religious humor satirizes aspects of Christianity. However, the series is not necessarily anti religious, as the Simpsons… …

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  • 5 Religion in the Dominican Republic — The many kinds of religion in the Dominican Republic have been growing and changing. Historically, Catholicism has dominated the religious practices of the small country. In modern times Protestant and non Christian groups, like Jews and Muslims …

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  • 6 Religion in the United Kingdom — Westminster Abbey is used for the coronation of British monarchs Religion in the United Kingdom and the states that pre dated the UK, was dominated by forms of Christianity for over 1,400 years.[1] Although a majority of citizens still …

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  • 7 Religion in the Ottoman Empire — Note: The following is concerned with Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Empire; it does not discuss the role of, importance of, and characteristics of Islam in the Ottoman Empire, an Islamic theocracy and the political center of the Ummah during …

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  • 8 Religion in the Netherlands — Historically the Netherlands is characterized by multitude of religions. Although religious diversity remains to the present day, there is a major decline of religious adherence. HistoryThe Netherlands became independent from Spain in 1648, after …

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  • 9 Religion in the Republic of Macedonia — In the Republic of Macedonia the main religion is Macedonian Orthodox, followed by Islam. There are also many types of other religions practiced in Macedonia including Baptists, Catholics, Protestants, Hindus and Jews.Demographics of the… …

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  • 10 Religion and the Internet — Religions are represented in the Internet in many ways. There are sites which attempt to cover all religions, traditions, and faiths, such as Religious Tolerance, and Beliefnet, in addition to sites that are specific to a religious tradition.… …

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  • 11 Religion in the Philippines — There are a number of religions that exist in the Philippines.Ancient indigenous beliefsAnimism,for lack of better terminology, can be used to describe the indigenous spiritual traditions practiced by people in the Philippines during pre colonial …

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  • 12 History of the Jews —     History of the Jews     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of the Jews     (Yehúd m; Ioudaismos).     Of the two terms, Jews and Judaism, the former denotes usually the Israelites or descendants of Jacob (Israel) in contrast to Gentile races;… …

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  • 13 Muhammad and the Jews — There are numerous written accounts of Muhammad having had contact with many Jews from tribes living in and around Medina. His relationship with Jews includes his theological teaching of them as People of the Book ( Ahl al Kitab ) and earlier… …

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  • 14 Napoleon and the Jews — An 1806 French print depicts Napoleon Bonaparte emancipating the Jews. The ascendancy of Napoleon Bonaparte proved to be an important event in European Jewish emancipation from old laws restricting them to ghettos, as well as the many laws that… …

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  • 15 Taxation of the Jews — refers to taxes imposed specifically on Jewish people in Europe, in addition to the taxes levied on the general population. Special taxation imposed on the Jews by the state or ruler of the territory in which they were living has played an… …

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  • 16 Schisms among the Jews — are cultural as well as religious. They have happened as a product of historical accident, geography, and theology.First Temple eraBased on the historical narrative in the Bible, Levantine civilization at the time of Solomon s Temple was prone to …

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  • 17 King of the Jews — may refer to:History:Ruler of historic Jewish kingdoms and client states: * Kingdom of Israel (c.1050 – 722 BCE) * Kingdom of Judah (c.931 – 586 BCE) * Hasmonean dynasty (140 – 37 BCE) * Herodian Dynasty (37 BCE – 92 CE)Others: * Mocking epithet… …

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  • 18 History of religion in the United States — The religious history of the United States begins more than a century before the former British colonies became the United States of America in 1776.Some of the original settlers were men and women of deep religious convictions. The religious… …

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  • 19 History of the Jews in Iran — The beginnings of Jewish history in Iran date back to late biblical times. The biblical books of Isaiah, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, Chronicles, and Esther contain references to the life and experiences of Jews in Persia. In the book of Ezra, the… …

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  • 20 History of the Jews in Latin America — The history of the Jews in the Americas dates back to Christopher Columbus and his first cross Atlantic voyage on August 3, 1492, when he left Spain and eventually discovered the New World. His date of departure was also the day on which the… …

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