2013 European Day of Jewish Culture
The theme of this year’s European Day of Jewish Culture is Jewish Heritage – Judaism and Nature. This topic gives us food for thought – is there a link, and if yes what is it between these categories, what is the interaction between them? In order to find the answers to these questions it is necessary to look for arguments and examples and define a concept for the link between them. Here is a glimpse into this extremely complex topic.
Judaism is a monotheistic religion; it is also philosophical in nature, because it contains the main postulate, described in the Pentateuch – the Torah on the lifestyle of the Jewish people; the sacred relation between God and the Children of Israel.
The term “Judaism” stems from the Greek word “Judaismus”. It appeared in Jewish-Hellenic literature towards the end of 1st century BC as an antithesis of pagan beliefs, manifested in polytheism and idolatry. It is worldwide a [...]