Definition of Orthodox Judaism

1. Noun. Jews who strictly observe the Mosaic law as interpreted in the Talmud.

Exact synonyms: Jewish Orthodoxy
Generic synonyms: Hebraism, Jewish Religion, Judaism
Specialized synonyms: Chasidim, Chassidim, Hasidim, Hasidism, Hassidim
Member holonyms: Haredi, Orthodox Jew



2. Noun. Beliefs and practices of a Judaic sect that strictly observes Mosaic law.
Generic synonyms: Judaism
Specialized synonyms: Chasidism, Chassidism, Hasidism, Hassidism

Definition of Orthodox Judaism

1. Noun. The most traditional Rabbinic branch of Judaism, believing the written Torah and the oral Torah were literally given to Moses by God. ¹

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Orson Welles
Ortalis
Ortega
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Orth's stain
Orthilia
Orthodox
Orthodox Catholic Church
Orthodox Church
Orthodox Churches
Orthodox Jew
Orthodox Jews
Orthodox Judaism (current term)
Orthodoxy
Orthomyxoviridae
Orthonectida
Orthopoxviridae
Orthopristis
Orthopristis chrysopterus
Orthotomus
Orthotomus sutorius
Ortilis vetula macalli
Orton
Ortonesque
Orudis
Orudis KT
Orunmila

Literary usage of Orthodox Judaism

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1. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"The creed of modern orthodox Judaism was drawn up by the celebrated Moses Maimonides in the i ith century, and includes the doctrines of the Messianic hope ..."

2. Liberal Judaism and Hellenism: And Other Essays by Claude Goldsmid Montefiore (1918)
"Let Orthodox Judaism look after its own sores. Well, that remains to be seen. Meanwhile what are the reasons which have made so many "Eastern" Jews, ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Bible: Dealing with Its Language, Literature, and by Samuel Rolles Driver, James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie (1900)
"The practice of modern orthodox Judaism ; The phylacteries, as has been said ... OF MODERN Orthodox Judaism.— Every male Israelite above the age of thirteen ..."

4. Annual Convention by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1919)
"their orthodox Judaism with comparatively little modification, but only at the tremendous cost of remaining forever strangers and aliens. ..."

5. The Nineteenth Century (1889)
"But all this involves not a step beyond the borders of orthodox Judaism. Again, who is to say whether Jesus proclaimed himself the veritable Messiah, ..."

6. Year Book of the Central Conference of American Rabbis by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1919)
"their orthodox Judaism with comparatively little modification, but only at the tremendous cost of remaining forever strangers and aliens. ..."

7. Liberal Judaism: An Essay by Claude Goldsmid Montefiore (1903)
"In the view of life quite as much as in the doctrines—the Thirteen Principles—-consists the differentia of orthodox Judaism ; here we find its ..."

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