conservadox

Definitions

  • of a manner of Jewish religious practice that is considered to be intermediate between the Conservative and Orthodox movements in liturgy, observance, etc.

Example Sentences

  • "Ben goes to a Conservative synagogue because they treat men and women equally, but he's still very strictly shomer Shabbos and benches after every meal, so I guess he's more toward the Conservadox side of Conservative."

Languages of Origin

English

Etymology

portmanteau, English "conservative" and "orthodox"

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

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