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Christianity versus Conservative Judaism comparison chart
Edit this comparison chartChristianityConservative Judaism
Place of origin Roman province of Judea. Germany
Place of worship Church, chapel, cathedral, basilica, home bible study, personal dwellings. Synagogue, Shul, temple
Practices Prayer, sacraments (some branches), worship in church, reading of the Bible, acts of charity, communion. Mitzvahs
Scriptures The Holy Bible The Torah, and the Tanach
Founder The Lord Jesus Christ. Rabbi Zecharias Frankel
Holy days/Official Holidays The Lord's Day; Advent, Christmas; New Year, Lent, Easter, Pentecost, every day is dedicated to a Saint. Rosh HaShannah, Yom Kippur, the Weekly Sabbath, Passover.
Ressurection of Jesus Affirmed. Denied.
Promised Holy one. Second Coming of Christ The Messiah.
Offshoot religions Rastafarianism, Universalism, Deism, Masonry and Mormonism. Christianity, Mandaeism, and Islam.
Followers Christian (followers of Christ) Conservative Jews
Original Language(s) Aramaic, Greek, and Latin. Hebrew, Yiddish
Death of Jesus Death by crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension to heaven. Will return. Death by Crucifixion.
Status of Muhammad N/A. N/A.
Religious Law Varies among denominations. Has existed among Catholics in the form of canon law. The Torah.
Identity of Jesus The Son Of God. A Jewish person whom Christians mistakenly believe is the Messiah.
View of other Abrahamic religions Judaism is regarded as a True religion but incomplete (without Gospel, and Messiah) Islam is regarded as a false religion, Christianity does not accept the Qur'an as true. Conservative Jews recognize all good people from other Abrahamic religions as Righteous Gentiles.
Praying to Saints, Mary, and Angel Encouraged in the Catholic & Orthodox Churches; most Protestants only pray directly to God. N/A.
Position of Mary Mother Of Jesus. Revered in all denominations. Degree of reverence varies from denomination. Jewish people do not believe that the Lord Jesus was the Messiah, therefore, Mary plays no role in Judaism.
Names of God God, Gud, Gott, Deo, Dios. Jehovah, YHWH, Eli Elohim, Allah, (depending on language Christians are of every language and culture around the world) Adonai, HaShem(The Name)
Prophet Moses, Samuel, Nathan, Elijah, Elisha, etc., as well as both Johns in the New Testament too. Moses, Samuel, Nathan, Elijah, and all the other prophets from Jewish writings.
Marriage and Divorce Explained by Jesus in Mathew 19:3-9 and said, ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. Therefore what God has put together let man not seperate.' One husband & one wife. Jewish couples who divorce, must go through a ceremony called a 'Get.'
Authority of Pope Leader and overseer of the Catholic Church. his authority is completely rejected by Protestants, and is viewed by Orthodox as first among equals. Orthodox and Protestants reject Papal infallibility and Papal supremacy. N/A.

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