REL 134 WEEK 2 Jewish Holy Days Worksheet

Complete the Material: Holy Days in Jewish Religious Traditions Assignment.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab by 6:00pm PST on due date.

Part One

Complete the template with information from Jewish Holy Days. Identify at least seven Jewish religious holy days and place each holy day in the correct season (time of year) as studied in the course.

Part Two

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

  1. Describe the three major sections of the Jewish bible. Include its estimated date of being written and what is contained in each section.
  1. Describe the major similarities and differences between 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 historical origin, the time of year it is celebrated, important Jewish religious practices associated with the day and any theological or cultural differences in observance of the holy day by various branches of Judaism. Format your response, citations and references consistent with APA guidelines.

Include a references page to list all resources used for this assignment.

Word count does not include the title page or references. There will be no penalty for exceeding 500 words, but a deduction will apply for papers less than 350 words.

REL 134 WEEK 2 Jewish Holy Days Worksheet

Complete the Material: Holy Days in Jewish Religious Traditions Assignment.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab by 6:00pm PST on due date.

Part One

Complete the template with information from Jewish Holy Days. Identify at least seven Jewish religious holy days and place each holy day in the correct season (time of year) as studied in the course.

Part Two

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

  1. Describe the three major sections of the Jewish bible. Include its estimated date of being written and what is contained in each section.
  1. Describe the major similarities and differences between 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 historical origin, the time of year it is celebrated, important Jewish religious practices associated with the day and any theological or cultural differences in observance of the holy day by various branches of Judaism. Format your response, citations and references consistent with APA guidelines.

Include a references page to list all resources used for this assignment.

Word count does not include the title page or references. There will be no penalty for exceeding 500 words, but a deduction will apply for papers less than 350 words.

REL 134 WEEK 2 Jewish Holy Days Worksheet