frum

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frum

(frʊm)
adj.
Yiddish. religious; observant.
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Off the derech (OTD), literally, "off the path", is a term used by Orthodox Jews to describe someone who has intentionally stopped practicing the accepted tenets of his/her branch of orthodoxy frumkeit.
As a commenter on Leah's piece said, "We need a frumkeit Olympics.
The scion of the Freireich family lies there; his descendants, old friends of my parents, were noteworthy in that worldly group for being pious and eager still to display the emblems of their frumkeit, the beards and sideburns, the medieval garb, that were not yet proscribed in that pre-Hitler era.