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A man seen from above wearing a blue yarmulke with the Star of David
Image: Rainer Jensen/dpa/picture alliance


Judaism is one of the world's oldest religions, consisting of theology, law and many cultural traditions. It originated with the Israelites, or Hebrews, in the Middle East during the second millennium B.C.

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