re-form judaism

Reform Judaism

Judaism as observed by Reform Jews.

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Reform Judaism
Orthodox Judaism Compare Conservative Judaism a movement in Judaism originating in the 19th century, which does not require strict observance of the law, but adapts the historical forms of Judaism to the contemporary world

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Reform Judaism definition

The most liberal branch of Judaism. In Reform Judaism, all of the Jewish law, or Torah, is subject to adaptation to fit modern circumstances. In the United States, Reform Jewish congregations have more members than those of the other two branches of Judaism. (Compare Conservative Judaism and Orthodox Judaism.)

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