Jewish Holy Days Worksheet

Part One

Completethe template withinformation from Jewish Holy Days. Identify at least seven Jewish religiousholy days and place each holy day in the correct season (time of year) as studiedin the course.

Part Two

Write a 1- to 2-paragraph response foreach of the following.

1. Describe the three major sections of the Jewishbible. Include its estimated date ofbeing written and what is contained in each section.

2. Describe the major similarities and differencesbetween the four branches of Judaism (Orthodox, Conservative, Reform,Reconstructionist). How are these four groups distinct from one another?

Part Three

Write a 350-to 500-word paper on one of the Jewish holy days. Explain the historicalorigin, the time of year it is celebrated, important Jewish religious practicesassociated with the day and any theological or cultural differences inobservance of the holy day by various branches of Judaism. Format your responseconsistent with APA guidelines.

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