Conservative Judaism

noun

Definition of Conservative Judaism

: Judaism as practiced especially among some U.S. Jews with adherence to the Torah and Talmud but with allowance for some departures in keeping with differing times and circumstances — compare orthodox judaism, reform judaism

First Known Use of Conservative Judaism

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Conservative Judaism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Conservative%20Judaism. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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