Jewish religion


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Noun1.Jewish religion - Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the TalmudJewish religion - Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
organized religion, religion, faith - an institution to express belief in a divine power; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
Jewish Orthodoxy, Orthodox Judaism - Jews who strictly observe the Mosaic law as interpreted in the Talmud
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
Reform Judaism - the most liberal Jews; Jews who do not follow the Talmud strictly but try to adapt all of the historical forms of Judaism to the modern world
Jewry - Jews collectively
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Arriving in the month of July at Harwich, and going thence to Birmingham, he made in the latter place, in August, a public profession of the Jewish religion; and figured there as a Jew until he was arrested, and brought back to London to receive the sentence he had evaded.
The teaching of Spinoza might be described generally as the Jewish religion reduced to an abstraction and taking the form of the Eleatic philosophy.
My college roommate was there at that first service and one of my professors at the Academy of Jewish Religion, an Orthodox rebbetzin (rabbi's wife) who taught Feminist Theology, was a founder," Klein said.
In two ways the Jewish religion was distinctly different from that of its neighbouring nations.
To outsiders, the link between Judaism and cannabis may seem arbitrary, but both the Jewish religion and culture substantiate what many of us see as a natural connection.
In Islamic religion, Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock is the third holiest site and the most holy site to the Jewish religion.
JEWISH RELIGIONIn the letter, Einstein declared: "For me the unadulterated Jewish religion is, like all other religions, an incarnation of primitive superstition.
Yom Kippur, known as a Day of Atonement in the Jewish religion, falls in the month of Tishrei (September or October in the Gregorian calendar).
The European Court of Human Rights has previously described kosher slaughter as "an essential aspect of practice of the Jewish religion," legal think tank the Lawfare Project said in a statement.
They'll learn about the culture Jesus lived in--including his Jewish religion, the power of the ruling Roman Empire, the role of fishermen and carpenters and shepherds.
This call was motivated by "his pro-Zionist positions, his support to the racist fascist entity and defence to criminal Sharon" and not over "his Jewish religion since the Jewish community is one of the cultural and historic component of Tunisia," it stressed.
Regarding Mr Lewis' comment "No contemporary Jewish historians mention Jesus" (other than Josephus of course!); that is to be expected as Jewish contemporary propaganda would have centred the Jewish people's minds on either the Jewish religion - which Jesus had heavily criticised - or in rebellion against the Roman occupation.

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