Judaism

noun
Ju·​da·​ism | \ˈjü-dē-ˌi-zəm, ˈjü-də-, ˈjü-(ˌ)dā-, British also ˈjü-ˌdi-zəm \

Definition of Judaism 

1 : a religion developed among the ancient Hebrews and characterized by belief in one transcendent God who has revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets and by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions

2 : the cultural, social, and religious beliefs and practices of the Jews

3 : conformity to Jewish rites, ceremonies, and practices

4 : the whole body of Jews : the Jewish people

First Known Use of Judaism

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Judaism

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English Language Learners Definition of Judaism

: the religion developed among the ancient Hebrews that stresses belief in God and faithfulness to the laws of the Torah : the religion of the Jewish people

Judaism

noun
Ju·​da·​ism | \ˈjü-dē-ˌi-zəm, ˈjü-də-\

Kids Definition of Judaism

: a religion developed among the ancient Hebrews that stresses belief in one God and faithfulness to the laws of the Torah

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