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a push for Jews to have a homeland is Israel Zionism
Jewish house of worship Synagogue
food that is satisfies Jewish law Kosher
father and founder of Judaism Abraham
religious teacher of Judaism Rabbi
rules of morals that Jews must follow Ten Commandments/covenant
denomination that strictly follows the rules of Torah Orthodox
son of God Christ
Christian house of worship Church
day of worship for Christians Sunday
name of Christian calendar Gregorian
celebrates birth of Jesus Christ Christmas
he made Christianity official religion of Roman Empire Constantine
he made Christianity official religion of Roman Empire Bible
name of God in Islam Allah
founder of Islam Muhammad
believe that most qualified should be leader of Islam Sunnis
believe that Muhammad's nearest relative should be leader of Islam Shiites
celebrates the time that the Qu'ran was revealed to Muhammad Ramadan
declaration of faith, daily prayer, charitable giving, etc. Five Pillars
religious place of worship for Muslims Mosque

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Southwest Asia (The Middle East) Crossword

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lived in Iran before the arrival of Islam in the 7th century Persians
Descendants of the Medes, an ancient Iranian people Kurds
have 15 million followers Judaism
Denominations include Catholicism, Orthodxy, and Protestantism Christianity
Holy cities include Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem. Islam
Believe that the supreme leader (Caliph) does NOT need to be related to Muhammad Sunni Muslims
Believe that the supreme leader (Caliph) must be a blood relative of muhammad Shi'a Muslims
Language of Arabs Arabic
Language of Kurds Kurdish
Language of Persians Farsi
Founder of Judaism Abraham
Founder of Judaism Jesus
Founder of Islam Muhammad
Followers of Judaism Jews
Followers of Christianity Christians
Followers of Islam Muslims
Share a common culture Ethnic Group
The belief system Religious Group
Jesuses birthday and an important holiday for christians Christmas
Month Muslims fast during Ramadan
Sacred text for Judaism Torah
Sacred text for Christianity Bible
Sacred text for Islam Qur'an (or Koran)
Belief in only one God Monotheism
Rules that Muslims have to meet/follow Five Pillars
Main symbol of Christianity Cross
Muslims name for God Allah
What Allah means Peace
Building Jews use for worship Synagogue

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Religion crossword

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a religion founded by Abraham and Holy text is the Torah Judaism
a religion founded by Jesus and Holy text is the Bible Christianity
a religion founded by Muhammad and Holy text is the Qur'an Islam
followers of Judaism Jews
followers of Islam who believe you have to be a descendent of Muhammad Shiamuslims
followers of Islam who believe you do not have to be a descendent of Muhammad Sunni muslims
founder of Islam Muhhamad
founder of christianity Jesus
founder of Judaism Abraham
a group of people who believe in one God and have unique customs Religiousgroup
Holy text of Judaism Torah
a community made up of people who share common cultural backgrounds Ethnicgroup
Holy text of Christianity Bible
Holy text of Islam Quran
an ethnic group that speaks arabic and practices Islam Arabs
an ethnic group in SWA that speaks kurdish Kurds
an ethnic group in SWA that speaks farsi and practices Islam Persians
a holiday for Jews when Moses freed them from slavery Theexodus
The Jews believe he wrote the 10 Commandments Moses
a holiday Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christmas
a month when Muslims fast during the day Ramadan
a Christian holiday when Jesus rose from the dead Easter
a wall that is honored by Muslims because they believe it was built by Abraham Kaaba
a Holy city for all three religions Jerusalem
a place of worship for Jews Synagogue
A place of worship for Muslims Mosque
A place of worship for christians Churches
rules for Muslims fivepillars
symbol of Judaism Star of david

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Judaism Crossword

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A big family dinner that is enjoyed at the end of Passover. Seder
A holiday celebrating the freedom of Jews from slavery in Egypt. Passover
This symbol represent Judaism. The ____ of David. Star
Where Jews go to worship. Synagogue
The founder of the Jewish religion. Abraham
Celebrates the re-dedication of their holy temple in Jerusalem. Hanukkah
An inherited or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior. Tradition
A holiday celebrating the Jewish New Year. Yomkippur
The belief in one god. Monotheism
The candle holder that is lit each night during Hanukkah. Menorah
The location of the most holy Jewish temple that was taken over by the Greeks. Jerusalem
How many days is Hanukkah? Eight
The holy or sacred text of Judaism. Torah
A strong belief or trust in someone or something. Faith
Bread without yeast that is eaten during Passover. Matzah
A spinning top, a game played during Hanukkah. Dreidel
Jewish religious leaders. Rabbi
A set of moral principles or values. Ethics
The scattering of the Jewish people outside of their homeland. Diaspora
One who creates or establishes. Founder
Going without food for a period of time. Fasting
Where did Judaism begin? Isreal

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World Religions Crossword

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The major religion of India Hinduism
Founder of Buddism Siddhartha Guatama
The holy book for Judaism Torah
Holy book of Christianity Bible
Holy book of Islam Quran
Began in Palistine around 2000 BC Judaism
Prophet of Islam Muhammad
Many Gods Polytheistic
One God Monotheism
Belief Jesus is the son of God Christianity
Belief in Islam FivePillars
To be reborn reincarnation
Eightfold Path to Enlightenment is found in this religion Buddhism
Four Noble ____________ Truths
A social class system found in India Castesystem

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World Religions Crossword

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Founder of Christianity Jesus
Founder of Buddhism Siddhartha Gautama
Founder of Islam Muhammad
Led Jews out of Egypt in the Exodus Moses
Founder of Judaism Abraham
Islamic name for god Allah
Many forms of one god; only polytheistic religion Hinduism
Ten commandments are the moral and religious code Judaism
Q'uran/ Koran Islam
one Islamic holy city Mecca
New Testament Christianity
Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path Buddhism
Holy Book for Christians Bible
Spread Buddhism to Asia Asoka
Knowledge that all thoughts and actions result in future consequences Karma
another word for pilgrimage;____ to mecca hajj
Belief there is no supernatural Atheism
Worship of nature spirits Animism
Does not worship any god Non-theistic
Belief in one god Monotheism
Belief in more than one god Polytheism
Life and teachings of Jesus New Testament
Another name for Old Testament Torah
Judaism god Yahweh
Holy book of Hinduism Vedas
Rebirth based upon karma Reincarnation
Where Islam originated Middle East
Where HInduism originated and is found now India
Where Judaism is found now Israel
Another name for Judaism god Jehovah
Another holy city of Islam Medina

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Southwest Asia Ethnic Group and Religion Crossword

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Name of people that worship Jesus Christians
Where Jews worship Synagogue
The founder of the Islamic faith Muhammad
The youngest of the three major religions Islam
Believe the Islamic leader should be related to Muhammad Shia
According to Christians, who is the Son of God? Jesus
The holy book of Islam Quran
Around 1.6 billion people claim to belong to this religious group? Muslim
About 2.2 billion people claim to belong to this religious group? Christian
What language do Arabs speak? Arabic
Jewish name for God? Yahweh
Muslim name for God? Allah
Name of the month that Muslims fast? Ramadan
Place where Muslims worship? Mosque
Place where Jews worship? Synagogue
Place where Christians worship? Church
Holy book in Christianity? Bible
Name of holy book in Judaism? Torah
Members of an ethnic group share what similarity? Culture

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Monotheistic Religions Crossword

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Belief in only one god Monotheism
belief in multiple gods polytheism
Hebrew escape from Egyptian slavery Exodus
Holy text of Judaism Torah
Jewish place of worship Synagogue
Founder and prophet of Islam Muhammad
Arabic word for god Allah
Writing system and language of Islam Arabic
Holy text of Islam Quran
Muslim place of worship Mosque
Materials that come from the earth such as diamonds and metals Raw materials
Large desert in West Africa Sahara
Founder of monotheistic religion Abraham
Prophet that led the Hebrews out of Egyptian slavery Moses
Holy text of Christianity Bible
Islamic holy city Mecca
Great king of Mali that is known for spreading Islam through West Africa/ Also wealthiest man that ever lived Mansa Musa
Founder of the Songhai Empire Sunni Ali

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Five Major World Religions Crossword

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What changes History? Religion
Where do Christians worship? Church
What day do Christians go to Church? Sunday
Who is the figurehead of the Jewish Religion? God
Where do Hindu's worship? Temples
Where did Judaism start? Israel
What is the Christian's Holy Book called? Bible
Who is the figurehead of Islam? Allah
The Christians are waiting for ___________ to return. Jesus
What do the Muslims have to practice every day? Five Pillars
How many gods do the Jews believe in? One
Where do Muslims worship? Mosque
What is the lifetime goal for the Buddhist? Nirmana
Who is the figurehead for Buddhism? Buddha
What is the holy book for the Jews? Torah
The Jews worship in a ___________. Synagogue
Who believes in a heaven and hell? Christians
The Hindu believe in _________ gods. Many
The Jewish symbol is the Star of __________? David
The Islam religion follows the book called ___________? Koran

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Judaism & Christianity Crossword

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savior sent by god messiah
leader or teacher of new faith or movement apostle
an apostle who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world paul
person who suffers or dies for his/her beliefs martyr
saw himself as an "emperor of the Christian people" constantine
the body of people who conduct Christian services clergy
high-ranking church official with authority over a local area or diocese bishop
head of the Roman Catholic Church, in ancient Rome bishop of Rome who claimed authority over all other bishops pope
in the Rome and Byzantine empires highest church official in a major city patriarch
religious belief that is contrary to the official teachings of a church heresy
an early christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and philosopher augustine
believing in one od monotheistic
refers to 5 books of Moses orventire Jewish bible Torah
founded the religion now known as Judaism Abraham
a binding agreement God made with Abraham covenant
the greatest prophet, leader, and teacher that Judaism has ever known moses
six pointed star associated with Judaism today David
a wealthy and wise King of Israel and a son of David Solomon
relating to a society of which men hold the greatest legal and moral authority patriarchal
a day of rest and spiritual enrichment sabbath
spiritual leader who interprets God's will prophet
moral standards of behavior ethics
the spreading of Jews beyond their historic homeland diaspora

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The beginnings of Islam Crossword

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People who believe in the basic principle of Islam muslims
A building used for Muslim worship mosque
Successor, or religious leader of a Muslim community caliph
A group of people who resisted the rule of the Umayyads Shia
Accepted the elected caliphs and did not resist the Umayyads Sunni
Was elected Successor the year 632 when Muhammad died. Abu Bakr
Established the muslim empire Muhammad
The holy book of Muslims religion Qur'an
Teachings and practices of Muhammad used as guides for living Sunnah
A person who moves from place to place rather than settle permanently. nomad
A desert area that contains water oasis
Families of people related by blood or marriage clan
Arabic word for God Allah
The belief in only one God monotheism
A journey to a sacred place or shrine pilgrimage
I was elected caliph and ruled until 644 Umar
Was opposed by rebels in 656 Uthman
Was the last caliph befor the set up of hereditary dynasty Ali

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