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Oldest Monotheistic Religions: Judaism

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Judaism
“Klieg, Klieg, Klieg-Du bist a Nar. You are smart, smart,smart – but you are not so smart!” – a Yiddish saying

In the book of Esther, written between 470 and 424 BC, reference was made to Jews indicating that Judaism originated about 3,000 years ago. Judaism is considered one of the oldest monotheistic religions in the world and traditions and values strongly influenced Abrahamic religions such as Christianity and Islam. The Torah is the Jewish foundational text, part of Tanakh or Hebrew Bible. Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenantal relationship that God established with the Children of Israel.
Judaism comprises of religion, philosophy, culture and is a way of life or the Jewish people. Today,
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