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Describe the teaching of Judaism about the relationship between Humanity and the rest of creation.

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Describe the teaching of Judaism about the relationship between Humanity and the rest of creation James Gant SWCHS When Jews are taught about creation and how Jews and everyone else came to be here, they believe that God created the world and therefore he owns everything that the world contains and everything that the world produces. They also believe that He put all creatures, including man, on earth . "In the beginning God created the universe" Genesis 1:1 These human beings that God created were put on earth to be stewards to God and they must obey certain rules and obligations. ...read more.


The Berachot is a blessing, in which they call God the "King of the universe" This implies that the Jews think of god as the one ruler. The Berachot is said at every meal and is used especially during Shabbat. Berachot "Blessed are you, Lord our God, King of the universe, For nothing is Lacking in His universe, and He Created in it creatures and good trees to cause mankind pleasure with them" This prayer or blessing is said mainly in Shabbat and Rosh Hashanah and other festivals such as Tu B'shevat to reaffirm their allegiance to God. Man was created to be the steward of the world and to keep the environment in the best condition possible. ...read more.


"God created man to have dominion over the animals" Genesis 1:26 But they always remember that they are stewards and while they are here, animals needs are important too. "So man named all the birds and all the animals" Genesis 2:19 Jews do not have to be vegetarian or vegan, they do however, mind what they eat. They do not ever eat pork as it is considered unclean. Animals may be used in food as long as they are killed humanely - Shechitah. The Jews say that Gods chosen people are themselves constantly under pressure to prepare the world for the coming of the Messiah. Jews are very moral people and always try to obey the law. ...read more.

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