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The branch of Judaism that is governed by adherence to the Torah as interpreted in the Talmud.
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|Noun||1.||Orthodox Judaism - Jews who strictly observe the Mosaic law as interpreted in the Talmud|
Hebraism, Jewish religion, Judaism - Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
Chasidim, Chassidim, Hasidim, Hasidism, Hassidim - a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly
Haredi - any of several sects of Orthodox Judaism that reject modern secular culture and many of whom do not recognize the spiritual authority of the modern state of Israel
Orthodox Jew - Jew who practices strict observance of Mosaic law
|2.||Orthodox Judaism - beliefs and practices of a Judaic sect that strictly observes Mosaic law|
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud