discuss the history, beliefs, rituals, and worship of the Historical Jews. How does this relate to the other monotheistic religions of the Middle East at the same time in history? What are some of the challenges historical Judaism faced in the Middle East? What are some of the advances historical Judaim made in the Middle East? Provide examples.
Make sure to include information from our required material for the week in your discussion. Cite your sources.
the initial forum must be 750+ words in length
Neusner, Jacob: Judaism: The Basics . Routledge Press, 2006. Part 1 and Part 2.