Judaism has beliefs about the creation of the universe, dominion, stewardship, environmental responsibility, sustainability, and global citizenship. Tu B’shevat is a Jewish ecological awareness day.
In which part of the Torah can the creation story be found?
How do Jews believe the world was created?
God created the world
The world was created as a result of the Big Bang
The world has always been here
Over how many days did God create the world and everything in it?
What does Genesis 2 give an in-depth account of?
God's seventh day of rest - the Sabbath
The creation of the first humans - Adam and Eve
The creation of animals
Which movements of Judaism acknowledge that the Big Bang theory and their religious beliefs can work together?
Orthodox and Reform
Reform and Liberal
Liberal and Orthodox
How do Jews believe that evolution and religious beliefs can work together?
Evolution is more believable
Evolution has some similarities with some aspects of the Genesis account
The term 'day' means ‘period of time’
What does the term stewardship mean?
Looking after the world for God
Being in charge of the world for God
Do not destroy
What is Tu B’Shevat?
The teaching that Jews should not destroy
The time when Jews observe the Sabbath
The Jewish new year for trees
What is the moral of the story of Honi and the Carob Tree?
We should look after the world for those who come after us
We should honour our mother and father
We should only eat kosher foods