Conservative Judaism

1. Jews who keep some of the requirements of the Mosaic law but allow for adaptation of other requirements (as some of the dietary laws) to fit modern circumstances
Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence
Hypernyms: ↑Judaism, ↑Hebraism, ↑Jewish religion
Member Meronyms: ↑Conservative Jew
2. beliefs and practices of Conservative Jews
Hypernyms: ↑Judaism

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Conservative Judaism — Judaism as observed by Conservative Jews. [1945 50] * * * Form of Judaism that mediates between Reform Judaism and Orthodox Judaism. Founded in 19th century Germany as the Historical School, it arose among German Jewish theologians who advocated… …   Universalium

  • Conservative Judaism — noun Date: 1892 Judaism as practiced especially among some United States Jews with adherence to the Torah and Talmud but with allowance for some departures in keeping with differing times and circumstances compare Orthodox Judaism, Reform Judaism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Conservative Judaism — Conserv′ative Ju′daism n. jud a branch of Judaism that adheres to most traditional beliefs and practices but permits some adaptation to the contemporary world Compare Orthodox Judaism,Reform Judaism …   From formal English to slang

  • Conservative Judaism — noun a form of Judaism seeking to preserve Jewish tradition and ritual but with a more flexible approach than Orthodox Judaism …   English new terms dictionary

  • Conservative Judaism — /kənˌsɜvətɪv ˈdʒudeɪɪzəm/ (say kuhn.servuhtiv joohdayizuhm) noun a form of Judaism which allows observance of the Mosaic Law to be modified in keeping with different times and circumstances. Compare Orthodox Judaism …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Conservative Judaism (journal) — Conservative Judaism is a peer reviewed scholarly journal published by the Rabbinical Assembly and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. It is presently edited by Rabbi Martin Samuel Cohen. The journal was founded in 1945. Past editors have …   Wikipedia

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