Iona Preparatory School
Religious Studies Department
Sacred Paths: East and West
Essay Test Question: Judaism
Write a two and one half to three page
typed essay (12 font) with a cover page on the following question. You should
use your unit notes, Reading Guide questions, and Elie Wiesel’s Night as source material. This 100 point assignment
is due this
Thursday or Friday.
Question: Describe how Jewish history has
shaped Jewish identity and religious practices. More specifically, what meaning
do Jews take from history and how does this affect their image of God, creation itself, and their moral and ethical responsibilities.