The first monotheistic (one God) religion, Judaism traces its roots back thousands of years. Find out more about this ancient religion, which is still thriving today.

Major Jewish Holidays
Find out more about the major holidays of this religion, including Hanukkah, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Passover, Shavuot, and Purim.

The Jewish Calendar
The Jewish Calendar is based on the movements of Earth's Moon. Find out more about this ancient and long-running calendar.

The Dead Sea Scrolls
One of modern Judaism's most precious possessions is the Dead Sea Scrolls, a collection of more than 30,000 fragments that together make up nearly 1,000 documents written by Jewish people nearly 2,000 years ago.

Judaism History, Facts, and Beliefs
From the pages of Encyclopedia Britannica

About the Jewish religion
From the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Torah and the Pentateuch
Find out more about these sacred books

Bar and Bat Mitzvah 101
This site provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions about these important times in Jewish kids' lives.

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook
Some of this stuff is not so easy to read, but it's all primary sources, good for reports or just for understanding more about one of the world's oldest religions.

Timeline for the History of Judaism
It always helps to have a few dates thrown in. Check out this timeline and learn more about those famous moments in Jewish history.

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