the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the Talmud.
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belief in and conformity to this religion, its practices, and ceremonies.
this religion considered as forming the basis of the cultural and social identity of the Jews:
He called assimilation a threat to American Judaism.
Jews collectively; Jewry.
For that very reason, in spite of his abrupt anti-judaism, we must without doubt regard the Author as a born Jew.
History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7) Adolph Harnack
the religion of the Jews, based on the Old Testament and the Talmud and having as its central point a belief in the one God as transcendent creator of all things and the source of all righteousness
the religious and cultural traditions, customs, attitudes, and way of life of the Jews
c.1400 (attested in Anglo-Latin from mid-13c.), from Old French Judaisme and directly from Late Latin Judaismus (Tertullian), from Greek Ioudaismos, from Ioudaios “Jew” (see Jew). The Anglo-Latin reference is from a special tax levied on the Jews of England. Earlier in same sense was Juhede “Jewish faith, Judaism,” literally “Jew-hood” (early 14c.).
The religion of the Israelites of the Bible and of the Jews of today, based on the teachings of the Torah. Judaism involves the belief in one God, whose Chosen People are the Jews. Abraham is considered the founder of Judaism, although Moses, who delivered the laws of God to the Israelites, is also an important figure.
The holy days and festivals of Judaism include Hanukkah, Passover, Purim, Rosh Hashanah, and Yom Kippur. (See also Sabbath.)
Note: A symbol of Judaism, the Star of David is a six-pointed star, formed by placing two triangles together, one upon the other, or interlaced.
a percentage of income given to a person in a position of power or influence as payment for having made the income possible: usually considered improper or unethical. a rebate, usually given secretively by a seller to a buyer or to one who influenced the buyer. the practice of an employer or a person in […]
a member of the political Left or a person sympathetic to its views. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or advocated by the political Left. Contemporary Examples JVP has been marginalized for years even by Jewish leftist organizations such as J-Street. Bad Faith on Two States Shaul Magid June 3, 2012 Spector studied law after stints […]
anti-lewisite anti-lewisite an·ti-lew·is·ite (ān’tē-lōō’ĭ-sīt’, ān’tī-) n. See dimercaprol.
favorable to progress or reform, as in political or religious affairs. (often initial capital letter) noting or pertaining to a political party advocating measures of progressive political reform. of, pertaining to, based on, or advocating , especially the freedom of the individual and governmental guarantees of individual rights and liberties. favorable to or in accord […]