Conservative Judaism
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The Conservative Judaism movement emerged in the last two decades of the 19th century in the United States and was intended as a traditionally oriented alternative to Reform Judaism. This conservative religious movement had its roots in mid-19th-century Germany…

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Ariel, Yaakov, “Conservative Judaism”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 25 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0155>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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