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Orthodox Jew

a Jew who adheres faithfully to the principles and practices of traditional Judaism as evidenced chiefly by a devotion to and study of the Torah, daily synagogue attendance if possible, and strict observance of the Sabbath, religious festivals, holy days, and the dietary laws. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • All these regulations, of course, seem privileges to the Orthodox Jew.

    The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood
  • An Orthodox Jew, no matter how poor, must have his fish every Friday evening.

    The Bible Unveiled M. M. Mangasarian
  • He had the head of an agnostic and the heart of an Orthodox Jew.

  • I am (to adopt a phrase which is to me tautologous) an Orthodox Jew.'

  • Being an Orthodox Jew, he naturally wore a long, black levitical coat which concealed his swinging woollen fringes.

    The Surprises of Life Georges Clemenceau

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