WORLD PERFECT = UNIVERSALLY DESIRED VALUES from JUDAISM
1- ____________________________________________________________The Christian Author of A History of the Jews.
2- ____________________________________________________________The Jewish Author of World Perfect.
*3- The 6 ostensibly Universal Values that Judaism (the Mosheic faith of Yisrael) contributed to world civilization. (God-HaShem revealed these values to the whole world via the Yisraelite people who recorded them in the Tanakh- Bible; these virtues were then promulgated around the globe by Jewish people & Christian missionaries):
*a- ___________________________________________________________________________________________ *b- ___________________________________________________________________________________________ *c- ___________________________________________________________________________________________ *d- ___________________________________________________________________________________________ *e- ___________________________________________________________________________________________ *f- ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 4- The 3 Ancient Reasons for Infanticide:
5- In cultures which practiced widespread infanticide, __________________________ were considered valuable &
__________________________ were considered disposable. 6- Aristotle: Every maimed or imperfect newborn child should be ___________________________.
7- ____________________________ The people who practiced the most human sacrifice (for theological reasons).
8- ____________________________ The people who had the worst motivation for human sacrifice (for human entertainment). 9- The 3 traditional ancient reasons for war:
10- The ancient Golden Rule: Whoever has the ________________, makes the rules.
11- The great Roman Empire was _________% illiterate.
12- Hellenic-Greek (& Nipponese Samurai) philosophers & rulers promoted _____________________________ among the ranks of the
13- Palladas: Marriage gives a man only 2 happy days, the day he takes his bride to _____________________________
& the day he lays her in her _____________________________. 14- Propertius: I wish that all my enemies would fall in love with _________________
& that all my friends would fall in love with __________________.
15- Suetonius: Julius Ceasar was every woman’s ________________ & every man’s ___________________.
16- Genghis Khan: greatest happiness is to ________________ your enemies & to rape their ___________________ & ______________________. *17- The Talmud: To save 1 life is tantamount to saving the whole _____________________________.
18- Jewish kings had to copy & carry a copy of the Torah to remind themselves that there is a ________________________ of kings. 19- The 3 Qualifications for Membership in the Yisraelite Sanhedrin:
*20- The 11th Commandment of Judaism: Thou shalt go to ____________________________.
*21- Rambam/Maimonides: _____________________ or _____________________ any Jewish city that doesn’t have schools for children. 22- Jewish men are obligated to mate with their wives; to do otherwise is a ground for ____________________.
23- Denis Prager: The Jewish-inspired boundaries/limitations on sexual activity (that is, monogamous heterosexual marriage)
made the development/advancement of ______________________________ civilization possible.
*24- Leviticus-Vaykhra 19:16b: Do not stand by your neighbor’s __________________. In other words, don’t stand still &
allow someone else to ______________________. In more words, you must actively do _____________________.
*25- Leviticus-Vaykhra 19:18: The Greatest Commandment: Love your ________________ as you _____________ yourself. *26- Thomas Huxley: The Bible is the Magna Carta of the _____________________ & ________________________.
*27- The single, greatest Jewish contribution to the world: Ethical _____________________________.
*This consists of 1 __________________ & 1 Standard of __________________________ for everyone, instead of Polytheism in which different, competing deities often demand contradictory things from the same believer.
28- God’s expectation for the Chosen People: the responsibility to _____________________ the world (tikkun olam). 29- God calls the Chosen People to be: a ______________________ to the nations (Yeshayahu-Isaiah 42:6b; 49:6b).
*There is only one God who works on earth through historical events & who has chosen the Yisraelites to be his human Agents.
*Rebbi Mosheh ben Maimon/Maimonides/Rambam’s 13 Main Points of Jewish Theology: *God (HaShem) Exists.
*There is only 1 God (HaShem).
*God (HaShem) is a Spirit & has no Body.
*God (HaShem) is Eternal.
*God (HaShem) is the only Person who should be Worshipped.
*God (HaShem) has Revealed God’s self through the Prophets/Neviyim.
*Mosheh is the Principal Prophet of God (HaShem).
*God’s (HaShem’s) Law/Torah was Given by God (HaShem) to the Yisraelites via Mosheh on Mount Sinai. *God’s (HaShem’s) Law/Torah is Immutable.
*God (HaShem) knows what People will do in Advance.
*Good will be Rewarded & Evil will be Punished Eventually by God (HaShem).
*God’s (HaShem’s) Mashiakh/Messiah/Anointed One will Come Eventually.
*God (HaShem) will Raise the Righteous People from the Netherworld/Sheol.
*7 Noahide Laws for all of Humanity (Babylonian Talmud Sanhedrin & Yerushalayim Talmud Tosefta Avodah Zarah): *Don’t worship false deities. [Respect God the Creator.]
*Don’t curse God. [Respect God’s name.]
*Don’t murder. [Respect the sanctity of human life.]
*Don’t commit sexual immorality. [Respect marriage.] *Don’t eat part of a live animal. [Respect all living beings.] *Don’t steal. [Respect other people’s property.] *Establish courts of law. [Ensure justice.]
*TANAKH – 3 Parts: Torah, Neviyim, Khetuvim
*Why so much Jealousy & Hatred? (Dennis Prager, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, John Loftus) *Christ Killer Theology – Deicide
*Supersessionism – the Christian Covenant (New Testament) Replaces the Yisraelite Covenant (Old Testament) *Us versus Them Theology – Scriptures written during Era of Christian Expulsion from Beitot Knessot
*Wealth – Banking/Usury in Medieval Europe to Launch Capitalism
*Health – Biblical/Levitical Hygiene during Bubonic Plagues/Black Death
*Education – Mandatory Literacy via the Bar Mitzvah tradition & now Bat Mitzvah *World Perfect (Rabbi Ken Spiro) inspired by (Paul Johnson)
WORLD PERFECT = UNIVERSALLY DESIRED VALUES from JUDAISM