Orthodox Judaism
noun Date: 1904 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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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