Jewish religious movements
Jewish religious movements sometimes called "denominations" or "branches", include different groups which have developed among Jews from ancient times and especially in the modern era among Ashkenazi ...
Samaritan
The Samaritans (Samaritan Hebrew: שוֹ‏מְרִים Samerim "Guardians/Keepers/Watchers [of the Law/Torah]", Jewish Hebrew: שומרונים‎ Shomronim, Arabic: السامريون‎ Sāmeriyyūn) are an ethnorel...
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Second Temple Judaism
Second Temple Judaism refers to the religion of Judaism during the Second Temple period, between the construction of the second Jewish temple in Jerusalem in 515 BCE, and its destruction by the Romans...
Jewish ethnic divisions
Jewish ethnic divisions refers to a number of distinctive communities within the world's ethnically Jewish population. Although considered one single self-identifying ethnicity, there are distinctive ...
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Jewish intermarriage
Interfaith marriage in Judaism (also called mixed marriage or intermarriage) was historically looked upon with very strong disfavour by Jewish leaders, and it remains a controversial issue amongst the...
Conservative Judaism
Conservative Judaism is a modern stream of Ashkenazi Judaism that arose out of intellectual currents of the Jewish reform movement in Germany in the mid-19th century and took institutional form in the...
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Early Christianity
Early Christianity is the period of Christianity preceding the First Council of Nicaea in 325. It is typically divided into the Apostolic Age and the Ante-Nicene Period (from the Apostolic Age until N...
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Frankism
Frankism, a Jewish religious movement of the 18th and 19th centuries, centered on the leadership of the Jewish Messiah claimant Jacob Frank, who lived from 1726 to 1791. At its height it claimed perh...
Hasidic Judaism
Hasidic Judaism (from the Hebrew: חסידות‎, Sephardic pronunciation: [ħasiˈdut]; Ashkenazic pronunciation: [χaˈsidus]), meaning "piety" (or "loving-kindness"), is a branch of Orthodox Judaism tha...
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Hellenistic Judaism
Hellenistic Judaism was a form of Judaism in the ancient world that combined Jewish religious tradition with elements of Greek culture. Until the fall of the Roman Empire and the Muslim conquests of t...
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Humanistic Judaism
Humanistic Judaism (Hebrew: יהדות הומניסטית‎ Yahdut Humanistit) is a Jewish movement that offers a nontheistic alternative in contemporary Jewish life. It defines Judaism as the cultural and his...
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Karaite Judaism
Karaite Judaism or Karaism (/ˈkærə.aɪt/ or /ˈkærə.ɪzəm/; Hebrew: יהדות קראית ,  Yahadut Qara'it,  Qārāʾîm ; meaning "Readers (of the Hebrew Scriptures)") is a Jewish movement charac...
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Messianic Judaism
Messianic Judaism is a religious movement that arose the 1960s and 1970s. It is considered syncretic by some as it incorporates elements of Judaism with the tenets of Christianity, Messianic Judaism ...
Orthodox Judaism
Orthodox Judaism is the approach to religious Judaism which adheres to the interpretation and application of the laws and ethics of the Torah as legislated in the Talmudic texts by the Tanaim and Amor...
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Rabbinic Judaism
Rabbinic Judaism or Rabbinism (Hebrew: יהדות רבנית Yahadut Rabanit) has been the mainstream form of Judaism since the 6th century CE, after the codification of the Babylonian Talmud. Growing out of Ph...
Reconstructionist Judaism
Reconstructionist Judaism (Hebrew: יהדות מחדשת‎; Yiddish: רעקאָנסטרוקטיוויסטישע ייּדישקייט rekonstruktivistishe yidishkeyt), also known as the Jewish Reconstructionist Communities, is a mode...
Reform Judaism
The term Reform Judaism is today used for a confessional division within Judaism especially in North America and in the United Kingdom. The reform movement in Judaism has historically started in the ...
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Sabbateans
Sabbateans (Sabbatians) is a complex general term that refers to a variety of followers of, disciples and believers in Sabbatai Zevi (1626–1676), a Jewish rabbi who was proclaimed to be the Jewish Mes...
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Alexander the Alabarch
Alexander the Alabarch (c. 10 BC – unknown AD) was an Alexandrian Jewish aristocrat. His brother was the exegete and philosopher Philo of Alexandria.
Alexander's family lived in Alexandria, Egypt....
Magen Tzedek
Magen Tzedek, originally known as Hekhsher Tzedek, (Hebrew: מגן צדק‎ English translation Shield of Justice or Justice Certification, with variant English spellings) is a complementary certi...
Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association
The Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA) founded in 1974, is the professional association of rabbis affiliated with Reconstructionist Judaism. It has approximately 300 members, most of whom ...
Marcus Julius Alexander
Marcus Julius Alexander (flourished 1st century, died before August 44) was a distinguished and wealthy Alexandrian Jewish Merchant.
Marcus was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt. He was either ...
Vetaher Libenu
Vetaher Libenu (Purify Our Hearts), is a siddur published by the lay people of Congregation Beth El of the Sudbury River Valley, in Sudbury, Massachusetts, to serve the needs of that Reform Congregati...
Felix Adler (professor)
Felix Adler (August 13, 1851 – April 24, 1933) was a German American professor of political and social ethics, rationalist, popular lecturer, religious leader and social reformer who founded the Ethic...
Felix Adler (professor) - Wikipedia
Martha Neumark
Martha Neumark (1904-1981 ) was an important figure in the history of women's ordination as rabbis.She was the daughter of a professor at Hebrew Union College, and in 1921 she became the first female ...
Yakov Leib HaKohain
Yakov Leib HaKohain (born Lawrence G. Corey, November 13, 1934) is a kabbalist, religious philosopher, poet and founder of Donmeh West, a "Virtual Community for the Study and Practice of Neo-Sabbatia...