Judaism definition

jo͝odē-ĭzəm, -dā-, -də-, jo͝o-dā-
The Jewish religion, a monotheistic religion based on the laws and teachings of the Holy Scripture and the Talmud.
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The cultural, religious, and social practices and beliefs of the Jews.
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The Jewish way of life; observance of Jewish morality, traditions, ceremonies, etc.
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The monotheistic religion of the Jews, tracing its origins to Abraham and having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Hebrew Scriptures and the Talmud.
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Conformity to the traditional ceremonies and rites of the Jewish religion.
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Judaism is defined as the Jewish religion and Jewish way of life.

An example of Judaism is the religion that Moses practiced.

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Jews collectively; Jewry.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of judaism - judasm

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
judaism
Plural:
judaisms

Origin of judaism

  • Middle English Iudaisme from Old French Judaisme from Late Latin Iūdaismus from Greek Ioudaismos from Ioudaios Jew Jew

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition