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Orthodox Judaism

Syllabification: Or·tho·dox Ju·da·ism

Definition of Orthodox Judaism in English:

A major branch within Judaism that teaches strict adherence to rabbinical interpretation of Jewish law and its traditional observances.
Example sentences
  • All of these Jews believed in the core beliefs that became known as Orthodox Judaism.
  • She says she bases her morality on her religious commitment to Orthodox Judaism.
  • But certainly Frimer went on to become a major intellectual figure in Orthodox Judaism.

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