Where Was Judaism Founded?
Judaism was founded in the Southern Levant, a region of the Eastern Mediterranean that roughly corresponds to modern-day Israel, Palestine and Jordan.
The name "Judaism" comes from the Kingdom of Judah, which had its capital in Jerusalem.
Acoording to the Hebrew Bible, Abraham was born in Ur Kaśdim, which most scholars identify with Ur in modern Iraq. Abraham was then given the land of Canaan.
|Title||Where Was Judaism Founded?|
|Published||November 21, 2016|
|Last Updated||January 31, 2021|
|MLA Citation||“Where Was Judaism Founded?.” ReligionFacts.com. 31 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021. <religionfacts.com/judaism/place-founded>|