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Southwest Asia (The Middle East) Word Search

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fivepillarsoffaith
judaism
romadan
messiah
muhammad
jesus christ
abraham
christianity
muslims
allah
torah
Koran
Islamicrevolution
Suezcanal
Palestine
persian
indian
IRAQ
Arabs
AFGHANISTAN

Southwest Asia (The Middle East) Crossword

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Description

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

Religion crossword

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Description

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

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

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Crossword

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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

ISLAM CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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Description

In Islam, the "call to prayer" Adan
Arabic word for God Allah
Islamic leaders regarded as successors to Muhammad for Sunni Muslims Caliph
The foundational and practices of Islam that were set forth by Muhammad and are practiced by all Muslims Five pillars
Word meaning "story", the sayings and stories of Muhammad that are meant to form guidance for living out Islam Hadith
A Muslim who has memorized the Qur'an Hafiz
A term meaning "migration", it recalls the escape of Muhammad from his enemies in 622 C.E. And the beginning of the establishment of Islam. Marks the start of Islamic calendar Hijrah
The leader for prayer at a mosque who is chosen for his knowledge of Islam and his personal holiness Imam
The first Islamic shrine, which Muslims believe was built by Abraham. Destroyed by pagans, it was reclaimed by Muhammad when he captured Mecca in the seventh century. Ka'bah
Arabic that means "recite" or "recitation." In Muslim belief, God's final revelation superseding both Jewish and Christian Bibles. Qur'an
The Fourth Pillar of Islam, which is a month of prayer and fasting that commemorates the Night of Power. Ramadan
Chapters or sections in the Qur'an. Each surah is a separate revelation received by Muhammad. Surah
A Muslim scholar trained in Islam and Islamic Law. Ulama
The ritual washing of the face, hands, arms, top of head, and feet that a Muslim must perform before Salah. Wudu

Southwest Asia Ethnic Group and Religion Crossword

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Description

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

middle east crossword puzzle

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The followers of this religion are called jews judaism
a ruler who is unconstrained by law dictator
a underground pocket of water aquifer
the jewish holy book torah
a person who speaks arabic arabs
The followers of this religion are called muslims islam
people that share a common culture race
This is where muslims worship mosque
an arabic word meaning struggling or striving jihad
the language that the persians speak farsi
an ethnic group that lives in mountains of turkey and iraq kurds
the place where christians worship church
the process in witch you remove the salt from the ocean water desalination
the belief in one god monotheism
a muslim head dress hijab
wanting creating a homeland for jews zionism
the place where jews worship synagogue
a native or habitant of iran persians
the followers of this religion are called christians christianity
christians holy book bible

Jewish, Christian and Muslim beliefs in God Crossword

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The belief in Jesus Christ as both god and human being. The belief is believed by Christians and Muslims. The belief is found in the bible “By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.” The Bible (1 timothy 3:16) Incarnation
The belief that God is three consubstantial persons Trinity
The belief of a person who spreads and teachers the word of god. This belief is believed by Christians, Jews and Muslims and comes from the bible and the Quran. “Give Abraham his wife back. He is a prophet. He will pray for you, and you will not die. But if you do not give Sarah back, you will die. And all your family will surely die.” The Bible (Genesis 20:7) Prophet
The Christian and Jewish belief in a single all powerful god. The belief is found in the bible. “For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus.” The Bible (1 Timothy 2:5) Monotheism
The Christian belief that there is life after death. This belief comes from the apostle’s creed. “I believe in the holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints: The forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting.” Eternal life
The Christian belief by which Jesus was killed, by being nailed to a cross and left to die. This belief comes from the bible. “The soldiers nailed Jesus to a cross.” The Bible (Mathew 27:35) Crucifixion
The place that Christians go and pray to god. Church
The way which people worship or ask for help by their god and is believed by all religions. This belief comes from the bible and the Quran. “Then God answered Leah’s prayer, and she became pregnant again. She gave birth to a fifth son.” The Bible (Genesis 30:17) Prayer
The Islamic belief in a single all powerful god. The belief if found in the Quran’ “Such is Allah, your Lord, the Creator of everything; there is no God but He; whence are you then turned away?” The Quran (40:62) Tahwid
The Islamic god which the Quran constantly preaches. “All praise is due to God alone, the Sustainer of all the worlds” The Quran (1:2) Allah
A spiritual being who delivers messages to people from God. The belief comes from the bible and Quran and is believed in by both Christians and Muslims. “The angel said, “Hagar, you are Sarai’s slave girl. Where have you come from? Where are you going?” Hagar answered, “I am running from my mistress Sarai.” The Bible (Genesis 16:8) Angel
The record of the Prophet Muhammad’s life actions and deeds. Hadith
The place were Muslims go and worship to Allah. Mosque
The holy book of Islam which was brought to the prophet Muhammad. Quran
The Jewish name for God. Yahweh
The official collection of Jewish texts, which is the texts source of the many editions of the Christian Old Testament. Jewish bible
A sacred Christian book which has the Old Testament which has sacred books of the Jews and the New Testament which begins with the birth of Jesus. Christian bible
The ritual by which not eating food for a period of time or not eating certain foods. This belief is found in the bible, “On the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the Israelites gathered together, fasting and wearing sackcloth and putting dust on their heads.” The Bible (Nehemiah 9:1) Fasting
A person who followed the teachings of Jesus when Jesus was alive. Disciple
The Jewish and Christian belief of an evil spirit that lives in hell, which is enemies with god. Devil

The World of Islam Crossword

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monotheistic religion that emerged in the Arabian Peninsula during the 7th century AD Islam
a pilgrimage to Makkah, one of the requirements of the 5 Pillars of Islam hajj
the ruler of an Arabic tribe, chosen from one of the leading families by the council of elders sheikh
the holy scriptures of the religion of Islam Quran
a Muslim group that only accepts descendants of the Umayyads as the true rulers of Islam Sunni
"struggle in the way of God" jihad
a law code drawn up by Muslim scholars after Muhammad's death; it provided believers with a set of practical laws to regulate their daily lives shari'ah
a Muslim group that accepts only the decendants of Muhammad's son-in-law Ali as the true rulers of Islam Shiite
A Muslim house of worship mosque
A high government official in ancient Egypt or in Muslim countries Vizier
"Holder of power"; the military and political head of state under the Seljuk Turks and the Ottomans sultan
A successor of Muhammad as spiritual and temperoal leader of the Muslims caliph
A covered market in Islamic cities bazaar
Geometric patterns repeated over and over to completely cover a surface with decorations arabesque
The crier that calls the Muslim faithful to prayer from the minaret of a mosque muezzin
An instrument used by sailors to determine their location by observing the positions of stars astrolabe
The tower of a mosque from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer 5 times a day minaret
Arabic for "God"; the supreme god of Islam Allah
the journey of Muhammad and his followers to Madinah in 622, which became year 1 of the official calendar of Islam Hijrah
a successor of Muhammad as spiritual and temporal leader of the Muslims caliph
the tower of a mosque from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer five times a day minaret
Lasted from 750-1258 after the Umayyad dynasty and was a more prosperous time; Baghdad became the capital and both Arab and non-Arab Muslims could hold civil and military offices Abbasid dynasty
Islamic leader after Muhammad who expanded and united the Muslim world Abū Bakr
peninsula between Egypt and Mesopotamia; mostly desert land Arabian Peninsula
capital during the Abbasid dynasty Baghdad
site in Gaul (now France) that halted the Arab expansion in Europe Battle of Tours
Arabs living in the desert who were among the first to convert to Islam bedouin
sea north of Persia; Arab traders carried goods here and beyond Caspian Sea
capital of Umayyad, Spain; largest city in Europe after Constantinople in 750 Córdoba
dynasty that arose in Egypt after Abbasid dynasty; focus of trade shifted to Cairo, Egypt Fatimids
acts of worship of the Islam faith: belief, prayer, charity, fasting, and pilgrimage Five Pillars of Islam
location in Spain where the Islamic palace Alhambra was built in the fourteenth century Granada
caliph of Abbasid dynasty; his reign is described as a golden age Hārūn al-Rashīd
Arabic historian in the fourteenth century who argued for a cyclical view of history Ibn Sīnā
Arabic philosopher in the twelfth century who wrote a commentary on Aristotle's surviving works Ibn-Khaldūn
Arabic philosopher and scientist who wrote a medical encyclopedia that among other things, stressed the contagious nature of certain diseases; also known as Avicenna Ibn-Rushd
Rich widow who became Muhammad's wife and became the first convert to Islam Khadija
"city of the prophet"; city to which Muhammad and his supporters went in 622 Madinah
Mecca, city in the Arabian Peninsula where Muhammad was born; location of the Kaaba, a holy shrine Arabs revered for its association with Abraham Makkah
Pastoral people who conquered much of the known world in the early thirteenth century with a destructive force Mongols
twelfth-century Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer; wrote the Rubaiyat Omar Khayyám
sultan of Egypt who took control of Syria; his army invaded Jerusalem in 1187 and destroyed the Christian crusaders there Saladin
nomadic people from central Asia who converted to Islam and took command of the empire in 1055 Seljuk Turks
greatly expanded the Arab Empire, ruled from 661 to 750 Umayyad dynasty
city of the prophet Madinah
Those who practice the religion of Islam Muslims
The journey of Madinah is known as Hijrah
They perform prescribed prayers five times a day prayer
Give part of their wealth to the poor Charity
Muslims refrain from food and drink from dawn to sunset Fasting
belivers are expected to make a _____________ to Makkah at least once in their lifetime Pilgrimage
Muslims believe there is no deity but the One God, and Muhammad is his messenger Belief
Who conquered the entire Persian Empire by 650? Arabs
"holder of power" Sultan
Who took over most of Anatolian Turks