December 17, 2011

What Do Jews Believe? / 13 Principles of Faith

What Do Jews Believe? / Torah 101 / Mechon Mamre

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Rick S Geiger said...

The 13 Principle of Faith

1. God exists
2. God is one and unique
3. God is incorporeal
4. God is eternal
5. Prayer is to be directed to God alone and to no other
6. The words of the prophets are true
7. Moses' prophecy is better than any other prophet's
8. The Written Torah (first 5 books of the Bible) and Oral Torah (teachings all recorded in the Talmud and other ancient writings, all summarized in Maimonides' Mishneh Torah) were given to Moses
9. There will be no other Torah
10. God knows the thoughts and deeds of men
11. God will reward the good and punish the wicked
12. The Mashiach will come
13. The dead will be resurrected