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.
- an·ti-Ju·da·ism, noun
- pro-Ju·da·ism, noun
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How to use Judaism in a sentence
Hasidic Judaism has a reputation for subverting and abusing women—and women have come forward with testimony to prove it.
But Dalia and Perl view Hasidic Judaism with an open-mindedness that is jarring to outsiders—and likely their peers.
Perl loved all kinds of music, including rock and roll, growing up in the Chabad community, a sect of Hasidic Judaism.
I choose Judaism to the extent I feel it is a force for good and justice in the world.Why I’m Against Hamas, Against What Israel Is Doing, and For Judaism | Sally Kohn | July 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Having those people explain Islam is like having Mel Gibson explain Judaism.
Nevertheless, certain of Weishaupt's doctrines are not incompatible with the principles of orthodox Judaism.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements | Nesta H. Webster
Conservative Judaism loyal to the United States and its institutions as conceived by its founders is unorganized and inarticulate.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements | Nesta H. Webster
In later Judaism the dance certainly survived in the religious festivities of the feast of Tabernacles.Curious Church Customs | Various
His opponents were regarded as obscurantists, who, rather than the object of their attack, were endangering Judaism.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy | Isaac Husik
Leaving matters of theology aside, are not these the principles which make Judaism a living religion to-day for so many?The Common Sense of Socialism | John Spargo
British Dictionary definitions for Judaism
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
- Judaistic, adjective
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Cultural definitions for Judaism
The religion of the Israelites of the Bible (see also Bible) and of the Jews (see also 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.
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