See also Jewish history which contains links to the history of the country. For the history of the persecution of Jews, see anti-Semitism, the history of anti-Semitism and the chronology of anti-Semitism. Abraham`s covenant with God marked the beginning of Judaism and is the reason why Jews often call Abraham Avinu Avraham (Abraham, our father). What particular agreement marked the beginning of Jewish history? An alliance is a solemn agreement between two or more people. The exodus (as we know from Jewish sources) took place during the Jewish year 2448 (see Seder Olam Rabbah) and the EC begins in 3760. Between 2448 and 3760 are 1312 years old. [Clarification needed] Abraham is considered the founder of Judaism and he entered into an alliance with God that still exists today for the Jews. In addition, Abraham sealed the covenant with circumcision, which is now an important ritual for Jews. The Book of Genesis tells how God spoke to Abraham in a vision. God told Abraham to leave his house in Mesopotamia and go away from the land of Canaan, the „Promised Land.“ Unlike Abraham`s house, Canaan was a dry desert. God asked Abraham to follow the rules he had established and to be a good example to others. 3 I will bless those who blessed you, and I will curse the one who curses you; and all the families of the earth will be blessed in them. With more than 13 million members, Judaism is the oldest monotheistic religion in the world. The key belief of Jews in a God is essential to understanding religion and its practices.
It is a calendar for the development of Jews and Judaism. All data is indicated according to the common era, not according to the Hebrew calendar. Our advice from experts and survivors will help. Emperor Alexander Severus allowed a revival of Jewish rights, including permission to visit Jerusalem. Give me a reason why Abraham is important to the Jews. Today, many Jews believe that the land, now known as Israel, should belong to the Jews, in fulfilling God`s promise to Abraham to give the Jewish people the promised land. This has often led to conflicts within and outside religion. The State of Israel was founded in 1948. This has provoked too much resistance from the Arab community in the Middle East. Since then, there have been many disputes and even wars for the country.