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Conservative Judaism


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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
  • n. beliefs and practices of Conservative Jews


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  • In the past 10 years alone, I have tried meditation groups, Buddhism, Agape, Conservative Judaism, shamanism and many more.

    Holly Sidell: To Return To Yourself

  • The drive toward egalitarianism began in Conservative Judaism nearly 30 years ago.

    Rabbi Charles Simon: The Next Wave Of Jewish Feminism: Engaging Jewish Men In Communal Life

  • No details on how the couple will navigate these religious shoals have leaked out, just a few tantalizing hints -- such as Chelsea's attendance with Marc at Yom Kippur services last September at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, the flagship institute for Conservative Judaism.

    Chelsea Clinton Wedding Update: Will The Bride Convert?

  • It also has a specific theological meaning within the Jewish religion which is consistent among all schools of Orthodox Judaism and more or less with Conservative Judaism and somewhat modified by ReconstructionistJudaism.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » U.S. Denying Entry Visas to People Who Work on Israel’s Dimona Nuclear Reactor?

  • Because even within Reform, Reconstructionist and Conservative Judaism women have generally enjoyed ritual equality for less than a generation, some adult women in the past fifteen years have also turned to the bat mitzvah ceremony as a way to expand their Jewish knowledge and skills and to signify their assumption of the rights and responsibilities of Jewish adulthood.

    Bat Mitzvah: American Jewish Women.

  • Lillian Kasindorf Kavey was a banker, a community activist, and an advocate for Conservative Judaism and Ethiopian Jewry.

    Lillian Kasindorf Kavey.

  • Through this organization, which is the coordinating body of Conservative synagogue sisterhoods, the Conservative Movement has promoted the perpetuation of Conservative Judaism in America via the home, synagogue and community.

    Conservative Judaism in the United States.

  •  Elliot Dorff (2008 Ranking #35)   Dorff is the leader of the top lawmaking body in Conservative Judaism.

    50 Influential Rabbis

  • To suit the constituents of that highly Americanized immigrant neighborhood, it offered a modernized Orthodox service — the traditional liturgy but with an English sermon, mixed seating, and choral music — a new religious mix that soon would be called Conservative Judaism.

    Young Women's Hebrew Association.

  • Soon after, in 1952, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS) inaugurated its own Cantors Institute and College of Liturgical Music on behalf of its particular constituency, Conservative Judaism.

    Cantors: American Jewish Women.


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