Just the facts on religion.

Where Was Judaism Founded?

Judaism was founded in the Southern Levant, a region of the Eastern Mediterranean that roughly corresponds to modern-day Israel, Palestine and Jordan.

The name "Judaism" comes from the Kingdom of Judah, which had its capital in Jerusalem.

Acoording to the Hebrew Bible, Abraham was born in Ur Kaśdim, which most scholars identify with Ur in modern Iraq. Abraham was then given the land of Canaan.