Abraham recieved revelation from god, and the idea of the promise land came into existance
Jews Escape from Egypt
Moses led the Hebrew out of Egypt and they were no longer slaves. This gave them the ability to practice their faith and establish their own community.
1004 BCE - 965 BCE
Under his rule King David established the formation of a coherent Jewish Kingdom.
Fall of Northern Kingdom of Israel to Assyrians
This caused many of the Isralians to be deported to other areas of the world. By doing so caused the spread of Judaism, but at the same time the Jews lost control of part their territory.
Fall of southern kingdom of Judah to Babylonians
The Jews were forced out of Jerusalem once the Bablyonians took over, which was a major blow to the Jewish faith as this is the holy land.
198 BCE - 167 BCE
This was a revolt against the Seleucid Empire,as they would not allow the practice of Judaism. The forced the Jews to practice the religion of the Greeks. Failure to do so would result in their death. however, they fought back to preserve their religious faith.
Beginning of rule by Rome
Rome was the most powerful empire of its time, which therefore meant it placed a lot of emphasis on the world. Jews will be discriminated against and forced to think like Christians. Rome will conquer the holy lands of Jersusalem.
Destruction of the second temple
This was the first distinctive war between Roman and Jews.
Bar Kochba rebellion
This was a major rebellion against the Roman Empire, as Jews wanted to remain distinctive to themselves and reconquer Jerusalem
Completion of the Oral Torah
This allowed Jews to share their religions with ours. Having the ability to retell the works of god allows the religion to stregthen and spread.
This was a war between Christianity and Isam. The Jews were expected to convert to Christianity and help fight against the Muslims. Failure to do so resulted in their death. This tested the faith of many Jews and rehashed discrimination towards Jews.
Creation of 13 principles/maimondes
1200 - 1299
These were laws of Judaism that held Jews to certain expectations. The 13 Principles are similar to the 10 Commandments, as both serve as guideline to how Jews live thier life.
Conquest of land of Canaan under Joshua
By conquering this land it was said that they achieved the first of gods commandments.
Jews exiled from European Countries
After years of war, King Philp was short money and needed a plan to rid Frances debts. Therefore, he exiled the Jews and sold their belongings.
1729 - 1786
Jews began question the Orthodox traditions, therefore causing them to create their own religious view and rituals. This started the creation of the sect of Judaism known as Reform Judaism.
Emergence of Orthodox Judaism
A new sect of Judaism formed causing tention between this new branch and the other branches of Judaism.
Mass emigration to USA
Jews moved to the United States for an opportunity of religious freedoms. This allowed for the start of many reform sects in Judaism.
This was a political movement that was led by the Jews to advocate for a Jewish state and keep the presences of Jewish ethnicity and the religion as relevant in the world.
1930 - 1939
This was the creation of another sect in Judaism, where conservative Jewish traditions were rethought and modernized to the extent which gave women an opportunity to practice the religion much more indepth.
1939 - 1945
The rise of the NAZI party caused the deaths of 6 million Jews. These mass killings occured because the NAZI party felt the Jews were to be held responsible for the world problems as they were once gods chosen ones. Jews who were placed in concentration camps had their faith tested as many rethought the purpose god, this is known as the Shoah.
State of Israel
The Jews reclaimed their Independence and established the state of Israel. This guranteed the rights of Jews and established Jewish law and tradition.
First women Rabbi
Judaism is becoming more modernized
Emergence of Ultra-Orthodox
This was a creation in yet another sect of Judaism, as many Jews still attempt to revise the traditional ways of Judaism, which is practiced in the state of Israel. This may lead to modern day conflicts.
Consrtuction of wall between Israel & Palestine
A wall was bulit to seperate Israel and Palestine. The two nations have been at a disagreement over the holy lands of Jerusalem.