Reform Judaism(redirected from Reform Jews)
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The branch of Judaism introduced in the 1800s that seeks to reconcile historical Judaism with modern life and does not require strict observance of traditional religious law and ritual.
a branch of Judaism that stresses ethical teachings and frequently simplifies or rejects traditional beliefs and practices to meet the conditions of contemporary life. Compare Orthodox Judaism, Conservative Judaism.
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|Noun||1.||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|
Hebraism, Jewish religion, Judaism - Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
Reform Jew - liberal Jew who tries to adapt all aspects of Judaism to modern circumstances
|2.||Reform Judaism - beliefs and practices of Reform Jews|
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud