Basic Elements of Jewish Belief:

(as formulated by Moses Maimonides)

Rabbi Moses Maimonides

1 There is a God.

2 There is one God.

3 God has no physical body

4 God is eternal

5 Only God may be worshipped

6 Prophecy--God communicates with humans

7 Moses was the greatest of the prophets

8 The Torah came from God

9 The Torah is the authentic word of God and may not be changed

10 God is aware of all our deeds

11 God rewards the righteous and punishes the wicked

12 The Messiah will come

13 The dead will be resurrected

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