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The branch of Judaism that allows for modifications in Jewish law when authorized by the Conservative rabbinate.
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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.
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|Noun||1.||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|
Hebraism, Jewish religion, Judaism - Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Conservative Jew - Jew who keeps some requirements of Mosaic law but adapts others to suit modern circumstances
|2.||Conservative Judaism - beliefs and practices of Conservative Jews|
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
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