Conservative Jew

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Related to Conservative Jew: Conservative Judaism, Reform Judaism
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Noun1.Conservative Jew - Jew who keeps some requirements of Mosaic law but adapts others to suit modern circumstances
Conservative Judaism - 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
Jew, Hebrew, Israelite - a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
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As a committed Conservative Jew, I take issue with Posner's column.
Both kids are enrolled at a pricey yeshiva school paid for by Alden's dad, a conservative Jew who faults his son for (among many other things) straying from the faith.
Chelsea, 30, who is Methodist, is to marry her hedge fund manager beau Marc Mezvinsky, 32, a Conservative Jew, in a three million dollar (approximate cost) wedding in Rhinebeck, a quaint rural weekend getaway in New York's Hudson Valley.
Participants were selected if they self-identified as a Conservative Jew on the demographic form and had at least one Jewish parent.
Senator Joseph Lieberman, an independent senator from Connecticut and a conservative Jew, shares McCain's position on Iraq and campaigned in south Florida July 20-21 on behalf of McCain.
I was born and raised a conservative Jew in the suburbs of Long Island, but I never learned to speak Yiddish-maybe a bissel (a little) at best.
It's part of our holy Scripture,'' said Dubin, a Conservative Jew.
I hope that I am not overly influenced by the fact that I am a Conservative Jew when I say this, but I believe that Or Chadash, the commentary by Rabbi Reuven Hammer, on the Conservative prayerbook, is one of the best things to come out of the Conservative movement in a long time.
Bean himself is a conservative Jew and argues his film, inspired by the true story of a Jewish neo-Nazi who killed himself when the truth was exposed, is a hymn to Judaism.
Joe Lieberman, a conservative Jew who is the Democrats' VP candidate, challenged Bush's energy proposals, given Bush's personal links to the oil industry.
Potok, born into an Orthodox home in the Bronx, eventually became a Conservative Jew and got a degree from the Jewish Theological Seminary.

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