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Orthodox Jew

noun
1.
a Jew who adheres faithfully to the principles and practices of traditional Judaism as evidenced chiefly by a devotion to and study of the Torah, daily synagogue attendance if possible, and strict observance of the Sabbath, religious festivals, holy days, and the dietary laws.
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  • I am (to adopt a phrase which is to me tautologous) an Orthodox Jew.'

  • An Orthodox Jew, no matter how poor, must have his fish every Friday evening.

    The Bible Unveiled M. M. Mangasarian
  • All these regulations, of course, seem privileges to the Orthodox Jew.

    The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood
  • Being an Orthodox Jew, he naturally wore a long, black levitical coat which concealed his swinging woollen fringes.

    The Surprises of Life Georges Clemenceau
  • Even Saddoc, the most Orthodox Jew in the cenoby, Mathias could keep as it were chained to his seat.

    The Brook Kerith George Moore

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