Judaism artifacts such as Kippah and Hanukkah candles.

Judaism Fun Facts

Uncover 10 Judaism fun facts you didn't know. Learn about this ancient and wonderful religion. Did you know that Jesus was actually a jew from Nazareth (north Israel today)?

You must have heard of solar and lunar calendars. Yes, the Jewish calendar is a lunisolar calendar. But have you ever heard of a lunisolar calendar? Get to know more about Judaism and the Jewish calendar in this fun facts section.

Judaism Fun Facts

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The Jewish calendar, also known as the Hebrew calendar, starts with the first month of Nisan that is of 30 days and falls between March and April according to the Gregorian calendar.
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The Jewish calendar, also known as the Hebrew calendar, starts with the first month of Nisan and the first day of the year called Rosh Hashanah.
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There are four holy cities in Judaism, namely, Jerusalem, Hebron, Safed, and Tiberius. Out of these four, Jerusalem is regarded as the most sacred city as the Holy Temple is situated here.
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Mount Sinai finds its mention in the Bible as the mountain where it is believed the Moses received the Ten Commandments from God.
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There are three main prayers in Judaism, with the first prayer called 'Shacharit', the afternoon prayer called' Mincha', and the evening prayer called 'Maariv'.
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The term Messiah or King Messiah refers to the future king and would be the savior of Jews.
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'Galut' is a Hebrew word for the unsettled situation of the people in the Land of Israel, especially due to the destruction of the Second Temple.
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The first Jew who is also regarded as the first Jew Prophet was Abraham, who is believed to be the first person to talk to God.
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The Temple Mount is the holiest site for Jews as it is this place where the first contact between God and Abraham is said to have taken place.
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According to the Biblical account, David was the King who brought down Goliath, who was the champion of the Philistines, after which David cut his head off.

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