Life For A Jewish Person

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History has shown that life for a Jewish person has not been so easy. Everything started for the Jewish people in Mesopotamia were ancient Near Eastern myths were redesigned to meet the Hebrew people’s needs. Between the nineteenth and sixteenth centuries, Jews had formed their own nation. Abraham was the father of the Jewish people. Isaac and Jacob where the sons of Abraham. Jacob had a son name Joseph who was sold into slavery in Egypt. Around the same time that Jacob was sold into slavery the entire population of Hebrews moved to Egypt. The Jews did very well in Egypt until a new Pharaoh created a law that all first born Hebrews should be killed.

The first covenant was between Moses and God. A covenant is like a contract between God and people. The contract says that if the people do as God says that they will be rewarded. In the covenant that God made with Moses, God promised that the Hebrews would have a perennate place to live. To get the reward the Hebrews had to only warship God and reject all others. The Hebrews also so had to live their life following the 10 Commandments.

God wanted to Hebrews to be let free from Egypt. To accomplish this God sent ten plagues to Egypt. At this time Moses was the leader of the Hebrews. Moses led his people out of Egypt and into the desert. They wondered the desert for 40 years until they found the land that God had promised them. Joshua led the Hebrews to take over the land from the people who lived there before the Hebrews were
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