Orthodox Judaism

noun

Definition of Orthodox Judaism

: Judaism that adheres to the Torah and Talmud as interpreted in an authoritative rabbinic law code and applies their principles and regulations to modern living — compare conservative judaism, reform judaism

First Known Use of Orthodox Judaism

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Orthodox Judaism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Orthodox%20Judaism. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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