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Who was the founder of Judaism?

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Judaism does not have a specific founder, but rather it has major prophets that are considered the fathers of Judaism. Some of these prophets are Moses, Abraham and Noah.

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Who was the founder of Judaism?
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Judaism is the first in the line of Abrahamic faiths, which include Christianity and Islam. Some of the core beliefs involve keeping the Sabbath holy, obeying and worshipping only one deity, maintaining kosher food practices and celebrating the freedom of the Israelites from Egypt on Passover. Other Jewish holidays include Hanukkah and Rosh Hashanah, which are celebrated once a year to commemorate the rededication of the Second Temple and the Jewish new year respectively.

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