Abraham In Judaism

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Founded thousands of years ago, Jews believed that Judaism was the first major religion to teach a belief in one God. The Jews could trace their ancestry back to Abraham. So you can say that Abraham is the father of Judaism. Abraham believed to have lived somewhere in between 1800 B.C. and 2000 B.C. in the Middle East was chosen by God because he was the first to profess one God. The Bible and the Jewish Bible the Torah talks about the descendants of Abraham who later would become known as the Israelites named from his son grandson Jacob who wrestled with an angle of God to acquire the name Israel. Abrahams people where nomadic herders which is a practice type of grazing for their animals which in turn the animals were raised as food.
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