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Chasidic Judaism
Heather Ramirez
University of Phoenix/HUM 130

Abstract
Judaism is a Jewish religion. In this essay you will read about Judaism and how Chasidics are the most ‘Joyous’ of the Jewish society. There will also be information in this report about Chasidic Judaism and what it means to be Chasidic. When did the Chasidic Movement start, in relation to Judaism? According to Rabbi Novack, when did Judaism begin? What are the three main Holidays in Judaism? How are Bat Mitzvah and a Bar Mitzvah similar, yet so different? Why do they believe so intensely about circumcision? Are Jewish people, the chosen people of God? Comparing Chasidic Judaism to Christianity? Let us start to explore the world, and find out what Chasidic Judaism is all about.

The Start of Judaism
Judaism started when Moses went up to the Mount of Sinai after leading God’s people out of Egypt. According to Rabbi Novack (personal communication 2009) ‘this occurs when God gave Moses the Ten Commandments and the Torah for the Jewish people to follow.’ Since Pharaoh would not release God’s people they would endure the seven plagues.
The passage in the Torah Mosheh 2: Shemot /שׁמות is the same as in the Christian Bible; Exodus Chapter 12. The list of the Seven Great Plagues as listed on Bibleplus that allowed the Hebrews to leave Egypt is as follows but ten actually occurred: 1. The plague of blood 2. The plague of frogs 3. The plague of gnats 4. The plague of flies (God makes a distinction between Israel and Egypt) 5. The plague on livestock 6. The plague of boils 7. The plague of hail 8. The plague of locusts 9. The plague of darkness 10. The plague on the firstborn
The only reason these were God’s people; were Hebrew from this point on was because God said in Exodus 7:16 (New International Version) 16 Then say to him the LORD, the God of the...

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