"היהדות היא דת עתיקה."

Translation:Judaism is an ancient religion.

June 22, 2016

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/dorkami

Why does it have the definite article?

October 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Mazzorano

As a native speaker, I feel like it works either way.

October 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/ZakharYah

Could someone show me where even the first known instance or occurrence of the word "Yahadut" even is? Quite a while back I asked a previous Hebrew teacher for the etymology or origin & she asked to get back to me on that, but she never did, I think … so … since when is even this word even around? I understand after the destruction of the Second Temple people re-invented stuff since per Daniel 9 & Haggai 2 timelines the Messiah Prince (Maschiach Nagid) had to come at the time of the Second Temple …

January 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/NaftaliFri1

Mordechai was referred to as "hayehudi". In Talmud the religion is called "דת יהודית". Don't know specifically about "yahadut".

April 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Tmeo

Originally, "Yehudi" meant "from the tribe of Yehuda", or from the kingdom of Yehuda, as opposed to the biblical kingdom of Israel. So Mordecai HaYehudi likely belonged to the tribe.

September 10, 2017
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