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Judaism as observed by Orthodox Jews.
the form of Judaism characterized by allegiance to the traditional interpretation and to strict observance of the Mosaic Law as interpreted in the Talmud, etc, and regarded as divinely revealed Compare Conservative Judaism, Reform Judaism

The branch of Judaism that insists on the keeping of the Jewish law, or Torah, in its entirety; orthodox means “correct in teaching.” A few generations ago, the Orthodox was the dominant form of Judaism; today, fewer than one-fifth of Jews belonging to Jewish congregations in the United States are Orthodox.


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