The God of Abraham. In the Torah, God chose Abraham , to be the “ father ” , or first, of the Hebrew people .
The Bible tells how Abraham and his family roamed for many years from Mesopotamia to Canaan to Egypt and back to Canaan. All the while, their God, whose name is Yahweh, was with them.
Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, known as the Patriarchs, are both the physical and spiritual ancestors of Judaism. They founded the religion now known as Judaism, and their descendants are the Jewish people.