Conservative Judaism

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Conservative Judaism was in 1892

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“Conservative Judaism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Conservative%20Judaism. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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Conservative Judaism

noun
: Judaism as practiced especially among some U.S. Jews that keeps to the Torah and Talmud but makes allowance for some changes suitable for different times and circumstances

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