Judaism is a religion based on laws given to Moses. Judaism is one of the oldest living religions. It began over 3,500 years ago, during the Bronze Age, and its history is told in the Hebrew Bible.
What you might not know is that being a Jew doesn't just mean that you follow the religion Judaism. It is also an ethnic group. People can be Jewish even if they don’t follow the religion. According to traditional Jewish Law, a Jew is anyone born of at least one Jewish parent or someone who has converted to the religion of Judaism.
Test your understanding of Judaism ~ the oldest monotheistic religion ~ with this KS2 RE quiz.