Theology → Judaism
Judaism is the ethnic religion of the Jewish people, comprising the collective religious, cultural and legal tradition and civilization of the Jewish people. Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel. It encompasses a wide body of texts, practices, theological positions, and forms of organization. The Torah is part of the larger text known as the Tanakh or the Hebrew Bible, and supplemental oral tradition represented by later texts such as the Midrash and the Talmud. With between 14.5 and 17.4 million adherents worldwide, Judaism is the tenth largest religion in the world.
Organizations relating to Judaism
World Association of Belarussian Jewry / Est. 1993
Conference of European Rabbis / Munich, Germany / Est. 1957
UCSJ - Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1970
Action for Post-Soviet Jewry / Waltham MA, USA / Est. 1975
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith / New York NY, USA / Est. 1913
Jewish Children International / Brooklyn NY, USA / Est. 1980
International Council of Jewish Communes
Young Leadership Forum / Est. 1989
International Network of Children of Jewish Holocaust Survivors / Est. 1981
World Union of Jewish Workers
B'nai B'rith International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1843
Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1953
TeachBeyond / Winnipeg MB, Canada / Est. 1954
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research / New York NY, USA / Est. 1925
Latin American Congress to Defend the Rights of the Jewish Minority in the Soviet Union / New York NY, USA
Australia Asia Pacific Jewish Restitution Committee
Jewish Christian Muslim Friendship Society
International Council on Jewish Social and Welfare Services / Est. 1961
Jewish Territorial Organization / Est. 1906
Jewish Volunteer Corps of American Jewish World Service / New York NY, USA
Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews / Vatican City, Vatican / Est. 1974
World Union of Jewish Students / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1924
European Association of Jewish Community Centres / Paris, France
Institut d'études hébraïques / Est. 1955
World Union for Progressive Judaism / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1926
World Problems relating to JudaismFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
Action Strategies relating to JudaismFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
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