Definition of Orthodox Judaism in English:

Orthodox Judaism

Syllabification: Or·tho·dox Ju·da·ism
  • A major branch within Judaism that teaches strict adherence to rabbinical interpretation of Jewish law and its traditional observances.
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    • 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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