Judaism and Final Project

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7 Question Final Project Plan

What religion would you like to consider for your final project? Describe the place of worship you will visit.| I plan on studying Judaism for my final project. I might visit a synagogue if I find one nearby/ | What do you already know about this topic?| * Judaism’s sacred documents are called Haftra & Torah. * I know some of their major holidays like Passover and Hanukkah for example, and I also know the significance of the Sabbath or Saturday services. * I know the Ten Commandments Judaism religion goes by. * They believe that every person was created in the image of God. * Judaism is a monotheistic faith meaning they believe in only one god. | What resource will you use to find a place of worship for this religion?| I will use the internet along with a local newspaper. | What are some sources you could use to gain more knowledge about this religion?| Different online sites and library resources. | What type of materials do you expect to review for this project?| Articles and Interviews.| How will you gain access to the materials you need?| The internet, the public library, the temple I visit, and a religious bookstore so I can purchase a copy of Torah.| What difficulties do you anticipate in conducting an interview with someone of this faith?| I don’t anticipate any major difficulties coming up but I do recognize the fact that it may be awkward feeling to discuss faith with a person that I don’t share the same faith with. | Create a list of 10 questions you would like to ask during the interview.| 1) How do you believe Jewish faith and culture is viewed by Gentiles? 2) How do you observe the Sabbath? 3) Would you consider yourself a devout Jew or would you consider yourself more casual in your practice of Judaism? 4) How long have you been practicing Judaism? 5) Were you born Jewish or did you marry into the Jewish faith? 6) What are...
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