1. Judaism believes in another Torah (Bible) that Moses passed down orally in an unbroken chain from generation to generation for 1,400 years.
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  2. In Judaism
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    New Year days.
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  3. Speed dating was invented by a Rabbi in 1999.
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  4. Medicinal Marijuana is Considered Kosher in Some Cases by Judaism.
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  5. After Christianity, the largest religious affiliation in the U.S. is Judaism.
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  6. Marilyn Monroe was Jewish: she converted for her husband Arthur Miller.
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  7. Despite being a Jew, Karl Marx hated Judaism and said that "money is the jealous god of Israel."
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  8. A man in Nebraska is breeding red cows and sending them to Israel
    so that Jews build a Third Temple and "Jesus comes again".
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  9. A Jewish sect, Neturei Karta, supports Palestine and calls for a peaceful dismantling of the State of Israel.
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  10. The population of Jews in the world is similar to the margin of error in the Chinese census.
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  11. The "eye for an eye" principle is not interpreted literally in Judaism, but as a proportional monetary compensation.
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  12. The rulers of the first Feudal state of Eastern Europe, the Khazars, converted en masse to Judaism in the 8th Century.
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  13. Since the 12th century, Judaism believes that if the truths derived from science or philosophy contradict religious beliefs, the religious beliefs are incorrect.
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  14. Locust is the only insect considered kosher in Judaism.
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  15. In Judaism, finding someone a job that enables self-sufficiency is considered the highest form of charity.
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  16. The Vulcan salute, used by Mr. Spock on Star Trek, was taken from the Priestly Blessing of Judaism.
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  17. There's one kosher butcher in Cuba. Fidel Castro personally allowed him to stay and serve 1,500 people practicing Judaism.
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  18. In Judaism, you don't need to be Jewish to get into the "next world" (Heaven).
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  19. At least 400 descendants of Nazis have converted to Judaism and moved to Israel.
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  20. Judaism arrived in India 2500 years ago with no recorded instances of anti-Semitism from the local populace ever since.
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  21. Christmas ham, originally a pagan tradition, was endorsed by the Catholic Church as a test of truthful conversion from Judaism.
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  22. "Shabbat elevators" stop at every floor to avoid pressing buttons, which is considered "doing work" on Shabbat, thus forbidden, in Judaism.
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  23. A very small minority of Jews believe that a Rabbi who died in 1994 is the Messiah and even an incarnation of God.
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  24. Giraffes are kosher for eating, according to Judaism.
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  25. In Judaism, there's a blessing thanking God for having the ability to excrete.
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  26. The Pentateuch (Torah in Judaism, Old Testament in the Christian Bible), lays down the death penalty for murder, kidnapping, magic, violation of the Sabbath, blasphemy, and a wide range of sexual crimes.
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  27. The highest ranking archangel in Judaism is called Metatron.
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  28. Elvis Presley once lived next to an Orthodox rabbi and his wife. On the Saturday sabbath, he ran errands and turned electronics on and off for them.
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  29. There are about 120,000 Jews of Ethiopian descent in Israel. Ethiopian Judaism is nearly identical to that practiced 2,000 years ago during the Second Temple Period.
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  30. In 2012, a Hungarian far-right anti-Semitic politician discovered that he was Jewish. He left his party, and set out on a journey to learn and practise Judaism.
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  31. In Gibraltar, where Jews have lived for about 650 years, there's a special recipe for Passover's charoset replacing apples: the dust of real bricks .
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  32. When Menachem Schneerson, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, met someone, he would give him a dollar to give to charity because of his grandfather's belief that "when two people meet, it should benefit a third."
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  33. Some Orthodox Jewish married women wear a wig of natural or synthetic hair to cover their real hair in order to conform with a modesty requirement of Jewish law.
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  34. Modern day Samaritans follow Samaritanism, which they believe to be the original, unchanged version of Judaism.
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  35. Judaism emphasizes that sex is a deeply holy act to be performed regularly, and insists that it be pleasurable for both members of a married couple.
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